Jauaperi River

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Jauaperi River
Jauaperi River is located in Brazil
Jauaperi River
Native name Rio Jauaperi
Country Brazil
Physical characteristics
Main source Amazonas
River mouth Rio Negro
1°35′27″S 61°28′21″W / 1.590921°S 61.472624°W / -1.590921; -61.472624Coordinates: 1°35′27″S 61°28′21″W / 1.590921°S 61.472624°W / -1.590921; -61.472624
Length 530 kilometres (330 mi)[1]
Basin features
River system Rio Negro

The Jauaperi River (Portuguese: Rio Jauaperi) is a river of Amazonas state in north-western Brazil, a tributary of the Rio Negro.

The lower section of the river forms part of the border between Amazonas and Roraima. Most of the river basin is in the 2,585,910 hectares (6,389,900 acres) Waimiri Atroari Indigenous Territory.[2]

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