Paru River

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Paru River
Rio Paru.JPG
Country Brazil
State Pará
 - right Citaré River
Mouth Amazon River
 - location near the city of Almeirim, Pará, Brazil
Length 710 km (441 mi) [1]
Paru dе Este rivermap.png
Amazon Basin with Paru River in the northeast

The Paru River is a northern tributary of the lower Amazon in Pará state in north-central Brazil.

The river flows through the Uatuma-Trombetas moist forests ecoregion.[2] Part of the river's basin is in the Maicuru Biological Reserve.[3]

In popular culture[edit]

The Panama waterfalls on the Paru River

The seventh track of the album Aguas da Amazonia is named after the river.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Ziesler, R.; Ardizzone, G.D. (1979). "Amazon River System". The Inland waters of Latin America. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. ISBN 92-5-000780-9. Archived from the original on 8 November 2014. 
  2. ^ Sears, Robin, Northern South America: Northeastern Brazil, into southern Guyana and Suriname (NT0173), WWF: World Wildlife Fund, retrieved 2017-03-31 
  3. ^ Plano de Manejo da Reserva Biológica Maicuru Resumo Executivo (PDF), Belém: SEMA: Secretaria de Estado de Meio Ambiente, May 2011, p. 8, retrieved 2016-05-14 

Coordinates: 1°32′S 52°38′W / 1.533°S 52.633°W / -1.533; -52.633