List of rivers of Chile facts for kids

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This list of rivers in Chile includes all the major rivers of Chile. Important tributaries appear in this list, underneath the river into which they drain.

Rivers by latitude

Note: The rivers are ordered by the latitude.

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Largest rivers by basin area

Rivers with a basin area of more than 10,000 km²
Rank Name Basin area Length
Loa River 33,570 km² 440 km
Baker River[1] 26,726 km² 170 km
Bío-Bío River 24,264 km² 380 km
Maule River 20,600 km² 240 km
Bueno River 15,367 km² 130 km
Maipo River 15,304 km² 250 km
Pascua River 14,760 km² 62 km
Rapel River1 13,695 km² 167 km
Imperial River 12.763 km² 55 km
Limarí River 11,800 km² 64 km
Aysén River 11,427 km² 26 km
Copiapó River 11,400 km² 162 km
Itata River 11,294 km² 140 km
Valdivia River2 10,275 km² 140 km

Notes:

  • 1The length in the list is that of the tributary Tinguiririca River
  • 2The length in the list is the sum of Valdivia and Cruces River. The length of the proper Valdivia River is 15 km.

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