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Rio Cauto near Guamo Embarcadero
|⁃ location||Sierra Maestra|
|⁃ elevation||600 m (1,969 ft)|
|Gulf of Guacanayabo (Caribbean Sea)|
|Length||230 mi (370 km)|
|Basin size||8,928 km2 (3,447 sq mi)|
It flows on a total length of 370 km (230 mi) from the Sierra Maestra to the west and north-west, and enters the Caribbean Sea north of Manzanillo. However, it provides only 110 km (70 mi) of transport waterway. Its water is not drinkable.
It flows through the provinces of Santiago de Cuba, Holguin, and Granma, and the communities of Palma Soriano, Cauto Cristo and Rio Cauto are located along the river. Rice, sugarcane, tobacco and cattle are raised/ grown along its course.
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