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 kilometre (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. a b c d "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)