Xapuri River

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Xapuri River
Xapuri River is located in Brazil
Xapuri River
Native name Rio Xapuri
Country Brazil
Basin features
Main source Acre state
River mouth Xapuri
10°39′08″S 68°30′34″W / 10.652311°S 68.509419°W / -10.652311; -68.509419Coordinates: 10°39′08″S 68°30′34″W / 10.652311°S 68.509419°W / -10.652311; -68.509419
River system Acre River

Xapuri River is a river of Acre state in western Brazil. It forms small parts of the Brazil–Peru and Brazil–Bolivia international boundaries.

The river runs through the 931,537 hectares (2,301,880 acres) Chico Mendes Extractive Reserve, a sustainable use environmental unit created in 1990.[1] It joins the Acre River at Xapuri.

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  1. ^ Unidade de Conservação: Reserva Extrativista Chico Mendes (in Portuguese), MMA: Ministério do Meio Ambiente, retrieved 2016-06-04