Uarini River

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Uarini River
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Native nameRio Uarini
Country Brazil
Physical characteristics
Main source Amazonas state
River mouth Uarini, Amazonas
2°58′55″S65°06′36″W / 2.981858°S 65.110090°W / -2.981858; -65.110090 Coordinates: 2°58′55″S65°06′36″W / 2.981858°S 65.110090°W / -2.981858; -65.110090
Basin features
River system Solimões River
Tributaries

The Uarini River (Portuguese : Rio Uarini) is a river of Amazonas state in north-western Brazil. It is a tributary of the Solimões River.

Portuguese language Romance language that originated in Portugal

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Amazonas (Brazilian state) State of Brazil

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The Uarini River flows north through the 187,982 hectares (464,510 acres) Baixo Juruá Extractive Reserve, created in 2001. [1] It then flows in a roughly northeast direction, entering the Solimões near the town of Uarini.

Baixo Juruá Extractive Reserve Extractive reserve in the state of Amazonas, Brazil. It contains an area of almost untouched Amazon rainforest inhabited by communities that rely on manioc farming, small-scale animal husbandry, fishing, hunting and gathering.

The Baixo Juruá Extractive Reserve is an extractive reserve in the state of Amazonas, Brazil. It contains an area of almost untouched Amazon rainforest inhabited by communities that rely on manioc farming, small-scale animal husbandry, fishing, hunting and gathering.

Uarini Municipality in North, Brazil

Uarini is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Amazonas. According to estimates of the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE), its population was 13, 276 inhabitants in 2016. Its area is 10,246 km².

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References

  1. RESEX do Baixo Juruá (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-10-22