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Paraguay River
Rio Paraguay, Río Paraguay
Rio Paraguay.jpg
View of Paraguay River near Asunción
Countries Paraguay, Brazil, Argentina, Bolivia
 - left Negro River, Miranda River, Apa River
 - right Jauru River, Pilcomayo River, Bermejo River
Mouth Paraná River
 - elevation 50 m (164 ft)
 - coordinates 27°18′S 58°38′W / 27.300°S 58.633°W / -27.300; -58.633
Length 2,621 km (1,629 mi)
Basin 365,592 km² (141,156 sq mi)
 - average 2,700 /s (95,000 cu ft/s)

The Paraguay River is a major river in south central South America. It goes through Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay, and Argentina. It is about 2,621 kilometres (1,629 mi) long. It starts in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso. It ends when it joins the Paraná River north of Corrientes. The biggest city on the river is Asunción, the capital city of Paraguay, which is located at its meeting with the Putumayo River.

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Kids robot.svg In Spanish: Río Paraguay para niños

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