Yaque del Sur River

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The Yaque del Sur River is a river in the southwestern Dominican Republic. It is approximately 183 km in length.[1]


The river is not navigable, except by small craft. It is important, however and is used extensively for irrigating rice, plantain, sugarcane, beans, bananas, and peanuts.[2]


  1. ^ "The Yaque del Sur". Colonial Zone-Dominican Republic. 
  2. ^ "Yaque del Sur River". Encyclopædia Britannica.