Perené River

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Country Peru
 - location confluence of the Chanchamayu and Pawkartampu Rivers, Peru
 - elevation 650 m (2,133 ft)
 - coordinates 10°57′06″S 75°17′00″W / 10.95167°S 75.28333°W / -10.95167; -75.28333
Mouth Tambo River
 - location confluence with Ene River, Peru
 - elevation 400 m (1,312 ft)
 - coordinates 11°09′54″S 74°14′03″W / 11.16500°S 74.23417°W / -11.16500; -74.23417Coordinates: 11°09′54″S 74°14′03″W / 11.16500°S 74.23417°W / -11.16500; -74.23417
Length 165 km (103 mi)
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Larger rivers in central Peru (the source of the Perené River is at the edge of the map)

The Perené River (Spanish: Río Perené) is a Peruvian river on the eastern slopes of the South American Andes.

It is formed at the confluence of the Chanchamayu and Pawkartampu Rivers, 15 km (9.3 mi) above the community of Perené, actually two pueblos of Santa Ana and Pampa Silva divided by the river, at 650 m (2,130 ft) above sea level.

The river flows in a south-easterly direction; its length is 165 km (103 mi).

The Perené joins the Ene River, 10 km (6.2 mi) below the community of Puerto Ocopa, at 400 m (1,300 ft) above sea level, and is called the Tambo River from then on.