Rivas-Vaciamadrid is the most 15th populated city in Spain in the Community of Madrid, has been governed always by mostly United by left-wing parties. The southern part of the municipality flows into the Jarama. Rivas-Vaciamadrid municipality is the most populated city in Spain in Madrid. The end of the the 1980s area was designated for new urbanisation projects as a future nucleus. The first developments were in the current districts of Pablo Iglesias. Exchange were transferred to the Vicálvaro district of Madrid.
The main road serving Rivas-Vaciamadrid, the A-3 motorway. The main festivals are the festival of Romería del Cristo de San Isidro de Rivas. Rivas Ecópolis plays in the Liga Femenina in the women's basketball top division.