Abra River

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Abra River
River
Country Philippines Philippines
Regions Cordillera Administrative Region, Ilocos Region
Tributaries
 - right Tineg River
Source
 - location Mount Data, Benguet, Cordillera Administrative Region
 - elevation 6 m (20 ft)
Mouth Mouth of Abra River
 - location Vigan City
 - elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Length 178 km (110.6 mi)
Basin 5,125 km2 (1,978.77 sq mi)

Abra River is the 6th largest river system in the Philippines in terms of watershed size. It has an estimated drainage area of 5,125 square kilometers and a length of 178 kilometers from its source in the vicinity of Mount Data in the Benguet province.

Geography[edit]

The Abra river originates from the southern section of Mount Data. It descends westward to Cervantes, Ilocos Sur and flows to the province of Abra. At a point near the municipality of Dolores, it is joined by the Tineg river, which originates from the uplands of Abra.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ DAMS IN THE CORDILLERA. internationalrivers.org

Coordinates: 17°31′N 120°24′E / 17.517°N 120.400°E / 17.517; 120.400