Taquari River

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For the river in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, see Taquari River (Rio Grande do Sul). For the river in São Paulo, Brazil, see Taquari-Guaçu River.
Taquari River
Rio Taquari.jpg
Taquari River is located in Brazil
Taquari River
Native name Rio Taquari
Country Brazil
Basin features
River mouth 19°14′32″S 57°13′29″W / 19.242095°S 57.224655°W / -19.242095; -57.224655Coordinates: 19°14′32″S 57°13′29″W / 19.242095°S 57.224655°W / -19.242095; -57.224655
River system Paraguay River

The Taquari River (Portuguese: Rio Taquari) is a river in the states of Mato Grosso and Mato Grosso do Sul in Brazil. It is a left tributary of the Paraguay River. The town of Coxim is situated on the Taquari.

The Taquari River is considered the most degraded river in the pantanal basin of Mato Grosso do Sul. The headwaters of the river are protected by the 30,619 hectares (75,660 acres) Nascentes do Rio Taquari State Park, created in 1999.[1]

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  1. ^ PES das Nascentes do Rio Taquari (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-12-13 

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