Portuguesa River

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Portuguesa River
Country Venezuela
Basin features
River mouth Apure River
Basin size 80,000 km2 (31,000 sq mi)
Physical characteristics
Length 600 km (370 mi)

Portuguesa River is a river of Venezuela. It is part of the Orinoco River basin, and is a tributary of the Apure River (which is, in turn, a tributary of the Orinoco).

The river is the origin of the name of the Venezuelan state of Portuguesa.

See also[edit]


  • Rand McNally, The New International Atlas, 1993.

Coordinates: 7°56′17″N 67°32′20″W / 7.9381°N 67.5389°W / 7.9381; -67.5389