Guaviare River

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Guaviare
Amazon River 95 km upstream of Tabatinga, Leticia.jpg
The Guaviare River as seen from space
Origin Ariari and Guayabero Rivers
Mouth The Orinoco
Basin countries Colombia
Length 1,497 Km (930 miles)
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The Guaviare is a tributary of the Orinoco located in Colombia.

The Guaviare has its source in two other rivers, the Ariari and the Guayabero, which in turn have their own sources in the eastern part of the Andes. At 1,497 km (930 mi) long, it is the longest river on the Orinoco and is navigable for 630 km (390 mi) of its total length. The Guaviare is considered the border between the Llanos and the Amazon Rainforest. Its main tributary is the Inírida River.

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  • The information in this article is based on a translation of its German equivalent.

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Coordinates: 4°02′34″N 67°42′41″W / 4.0427°N 67.7115°W / 4.0427; -67.7115