Preto River (Bahia, Grande River)

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Preto River
Rio Preto, Santa Rita de Cássia.jpg
Preto River (Bahia, Grande River) is located in Brazil
Preto River (Bahia, Grande River)
Native name Rio Preto
Country Brazil
Physical characteristics
Main source Bahia state
River mouth 11°21′09″S 43°50′14″W / 11.3526°S 43.8373°W / -11.3526; -43.8373Coordinates: 11°21′09″S 43°50′14″W / 11.3526°S 43.8373°W / -11.3526; -43.8373
Basin features
River system Rio Grande

The Preto River, a tributary of the Rio Grande, is a river of Bahia state in eastern Brazil.

The river basin includes part of the 707,079 hectares (1,747,230 acres) Serra Geral do Tocantins Ecological Station, a strictly protected conservation unit created in 2001 to preserve an area of cerrado.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Unidade de Conservação: Estação Ecológica Serra Geral do Tocantins (in Portuguese), MMA: Ministério do Meio Ambiente, retrieved 2016-05-28