Paraitinga River

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Paraitinga River
Paraitinga River is located in Brazil
Paraitinga River
Native name Rio Paraitinga
Country Brazil
Physical characteristics
Main source São Paulo state
River mouth Paraíba do Sul
23°22′05″S 45°39′54″W / 23.368°S 45.665°W / -23.368; -45.665Coordinates: 23°22′05″S 45°39′54″W / 23.368°S 45.665°W / -23.368; -45.665

The Paraitinga River is a river of São Paulo state in southeastern Brazil. It is a tributary of the Paraíba do Sul.

The headwaters are protected by the 292,000 hectares (720,000 acres) Mananciais do Rio Paraíba do Sul Environmental Protection Area, created in 1982 to protect the sources of the Paraíba do Sul river.[1]

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  1. ^ Unidade de Conservação: Área de Proteção Ambiental Bacia Hidrográfica do Paraíba do Sul (in Portuguese), MMA: Ministério do Meio Ambiente, retrieved 2016-10-01