Pará River

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View of the Pará River in Brazil.

The Pará River (Portuguese: Rio Pará) runs for approximately 40 miles, around the west and south of the island of Marajó. It takes some water from the main Amazon; however, much of its power comes from the Tocantins River flowing from the south. Belém, the state capital of Pará, is located on the south bank of the river.

Coordinates: 1°43′43″S 49°10′34″W / 1.72871°S 49.1762°W / -1.72871; -49.1762