Paraná River

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Paraná River
Rio Paraná, Río Paraná
River
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Kintras Argentinae, Brazil, Paraguay
Region Mesopotamia, Argentinae
Primar soorce Paranaíba River
 - location Rio Paranaíba, Minas Gerais, Brazil
 - elevation 1,148 m (3,766 ft)
 - lenth 1,070 km (665 mi)
 - coordinates 19°13′21″S 46°10′28″W / 19.22250°S 46.17444°W / -19.22250; -46.17444 [1]
Seicontar soorce Rio Grande
 - location Bocaina de Minas, Minas Gerais, Brazil
 - length 1,090 km (677 mi) [2]
 - coordinates 22°9′56″S 44°23′38″W / 22.16556°S 44.39389°W / -22.16556; -44.39389
Soorce confluence Paranaíba an Grande
 - coordinates 20°5′12″S 51°0′2″W / 20.08667°S 51.00056°W / -20.08667; -51.00056
Mooth Rio de la Plata
 - location Atlantic Ocean, Argentina
 - elevation 0 m (0 ft)
 - coordinates 34°0′5″S 58°23′37″W / 34.00139°S 58.39361°W / -34.00139; -58.39361Coordinates: 34°0′5″S 58°23′37″W / 34.00139°S 58.39361°W / -34.00139; -58.39361 [3]
Lenth 4,880 km (3,032 mi) [2]
Basin 2,582,672 km2 (997,175 sq mi)
Discharge for mouth
 - average 17,290 m3/s (610,600 cu ft/s) [2]
 - max 65,000 m3/s (2,295,500 cu ft/s)
 - min 2,450 m3/s (86,500 cu ft/s)
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Cairt o the Rio de la Plata Basin shawin the Paraná River an its major tributaries

The Paraná River (Spaingie: Río Paraná, Portuguese: Rio Paraná) is a river in sooth Central South America, runnin throu Brazil, Paraguay an Argentinae for some 4,880 kilometres (3,030 mi).[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Monitoramento da Qualidade das Águas Superficiais da Bacia do Río Paranaíba: Relatório Annual 2007" (PDF in ZIP). Governo do Estado de Minas Gerais, Instituto Mineiro de Gestão das Águas. 2008. Retrieved 12 August 2010. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "Parana River". Encyclopædia Britannica. Encyclopædia Britannica Online. Encyclopædia Britannica Inc., 2012. Web. 26 May. 2012 <http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/443063/Parana-River>. "Rio de la Plata". Encyclopædia Britannica. Encyclopædia Britannica Online. Encyclopædia Britannica Inc., 2012. Web. 26 May. 2012 <http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/463804/Rio-de-la-Plata>
  3. Río Paraná Guazú at GEOnet Names Server (main distributary)