Tambopata River

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Tambopata
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Tambopata River in the Amazon rainforest in Peru
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Madre de Dios watershed with the Tambopata River in the southeast (upper parts of the river not included on the map)
Origin Andes, La Paz Department, Bolivia
Mouth Madre de Dios River at 12°35′48.42″S 69°10′10.48″W / 12.5967833°S 69.1695778°W / -12.5967833; -69.1695778
Basin countries Bolivia, Peru
Length 402 kilometres (250 mi)


The Tambopata River is a river in southeastern Peru and northwestern Bolivia. Most is in the Madre de Dios and Puno regions in Peru, but the upper parts of the river forms the border between Peru and Bolivia, and its origin is in the La Paz department in Bolivia. The Tambopata River is a tributary of the Madre de Dios River and merges into this river at the city of Puerto Maldonado. The river flows through the Tambopata National Reserve.