Rivers in Colombia. Patía is in the far southwest
|Length||400 km (250 mi)|
The Patía River (Spanish: Río Patía) is a river in southwestern Colombia. It flows over 400 km (250 mi) to drain into the Pacific Ocean north of Tumaco. The Patía River is the longest river on the Colombian Pacific Coast. The last 90 km (56 mi) is navigable by boat.
The Patía River begins in the Department of Cauca south of the city of Popayán near the town of Timbío. The source of the river begins in the gap between the West Andes and Central Andes very near the source of the Cauca River.
- Rand McNally, The New International Atlas, 1993.
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