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The Kinokawa or redundantly Kinokawa River (紀ノ川 or 紀の川 Kinokawa?) is a river in Nara and Wakayama Prefecture in Japan. It is called Yoshino River (吉野川 Yoshinogawa?) in Nara. It is 136 km long and has a watershed of 1,660 km².
The river rises from Mount Ōdaigahara and flows to the west. It pours into the sea at Wakayama city.
Abundant water was useful for human settlement.