|- left||Vermelho River, Juína-Mirim River, Camararé River, Juína River|
|- right||São Tomé River, São João da Barra River, Arinos River, Do Sangue River, Papagaio River|
|- location||Parecis plateau, Mato Grosso, Brazil|
|- location||Amazonas–Mato Grosso border, Brazil|
Amazon Basin with the Juruena River highlighted
The Juruena River (Portuguese: Rio Juruena) is a 1,240 km (770 mi) long river in west-central Brazil, in the state of Mato Grosso. For the last 190 km (120 mi) of its lower part the river becomes the border between the states Mato Grosso and Amazonas. It finally joins the Teles Pires river to form the Tapajós river, which is one of the biggest tributaries to the Amazon River.
The river is the site of the Juruena National Park as well as the Salto Augusto Falls. Juruena National Park was created on June 5, 2006, and covers 19,000 km2 (7,300 sq mi).
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