Una River (Pernambuco)

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Una
Rio Una Palmares.jpg
The Una near Palmares
Origin Borborema Plateau, Pernambuco
Mouth Atlantic Ocean
8°51′40″S 35°07′48″W / 8.861°S 35.13°W / -8.861; -35.13Coordinates: 8°51′40″S 35°07′48″W / 8.861°S 35.13°W / -8.861; -35.13
Basin countries Brazil
Length 290 km
Basin area 6,740 km2

The Una River is a river of Pernambuco state in northeastern Brazil. The Una originates on the Borborema Plateau, flows east, and empties into the Atlantic Ocean near Barreiros. Its length is 290 km, and its basin area is 6,740 km2, of which 6,263 km2 in Pernambuco.[1] It flows through the towns São Bento do Una, Altinho, Palmares and Agua Preta.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pernambuco state Department of Water Resources
  2. ^ Brazilian Department of Transport