The river flows through the state of Mato Grosso and its lower part is border between states Mato Grosso and Pará. At its mouth it joins Juruena River and together they form the Tapajós, which is one of the biggest tributaries of the Amazon River
The most important settlement along the river is Alta Floresta.
- Teles Pires in the American Heritage Dictionary of the English (bartleby.com) (outdated length)
- Hidrovia Tapajos - Teles Pires - Regierungsdokument (portuguese)
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