Rivers in South America

General Knowledge Geography

List of rivers in South America:

Name of the river

 

Length  Source Mouth Country
Amazon River 6400 km Montaro river  Atlantic Ocean Peru, Colombia and Brazil
Parana River 4880 km Paranaiba and Grande conflunce Rio de la Plata Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay
Jurua  River 3100 km Ucayali Amazon river Brazil, Peru
Purus River 2960 km Ucayali Amazon River Brazil, Peru
Sao Francisco River 2830 km Canastra Mountain Atlantic Ocean Brazil
Paraguay River 2695 km State of Mato Grosso Parana River Paraguay, Brazil, Argentina, Bolivia
Tocantins River 2450 km Serra Dourada Marajo Bay Atlantic Ocean, Brazil
Orinoco River 2250 km Parima Mountain Atlantic Ocean Colombia, Venezuela
Rio Negro River 2250 km Vaupes river Amazon river Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil
Japura River 2036 km Paramo de La Papas Amazon River Brazil, Colombia
MamoreRiver 1930 km Kordillere Von Cochabamba MadeiraRiver Bolivia, Brazil
AraguaiaRiver 1910 km Nascente do Rio Araguaia TocantinsRiver Brazil
Uruguay River 1838 km PelotasRiver and CanoasRiver Rio De la Plata Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay
Maranon River 1737 km  Andes  UcayaliRiver and Amazon River Peru
SolimoesRiver 1700 km MaranonRiver Amazon River
XinguRiver 1640 km Mato Grosso Plateau Amazon River Brazil
Putumayo River 1610 km Andean Natural Region Amazon River Brazil, Colombia, Peru and Ecuador
Magdalena River 1528 km Laguna Magdalena Caribbean Sea and AtlanticSea Colombia
Rio Guaviare River 1497 km Guayabero River and Rio Ariari Orinoco Colombia
Ucayali River 1460 km Apurimac Amazon River Peru
Madeira River 1450  km Mamore River and Rio Madre De Dios  Amazon River Bolivia, Brazil
Parnaiba River 1400 km Chapada das mangabeiras Atlantic Ocean Brazil
Iguazu River 1320 km Serra Do Mar Parana River Brazil and Argentina
Rio Itenez O Guapore River 1260 km Parecis Plateau Mamore River Bolivia and Brazil
Pilcomayo River 1100 km Andes Paraguay River Argentina, Bolivia, Paraguay
Vaupes River

 

1050 km Gauviare Rio Negro Brazil and Colombia
Rio Arauca  River 1050 km Paramo del Almorzadero Orinoco Colombia and Venezuela
Rio Apure River 1038 Km VenezuelaColombia Orinoco Colombia, Venezuela
EssequiboRiver 1014 km Acarai Mountain Atlantic Ocean Guyana and Venezuela
Parnaiba River 1000 km Serra Da Mata Da Corda Parana River, Rio Grande Brazi
Cauca River 965 km Colombian Massif MagdalenaRiver Colombia
Rio Caroni River 952 km Rio Yuruari and CuquenanRiver Orinoco Venezuela
Tapajos River 840 km JuruenaRiver and Teles Pires Amazon River Brazil
Meta River 804 km Colombia Orinoco Colombia, Venezuela
Mantaro River 739 km Chinchayqucha EneRiver Peru
Apurimac River 731 km Mismi Ene River Peru
Atrato River 650 km Cordillera Occidental Gulf of Uraba Northwester Colombia
Tomo River 650 km ———– Orinoco Colombia
Vichada River 580 km ———— Orinoco Colombia
Icana  River 580 km Guaviare Department Rio Negro Brazil, Colombia
Catatumbo River 450 km Cordillera Oriental  GE Oil and Gas Colombia and Venezuela
Sinu  River 415 km Antioquia Caribbean Sea Northwest Colombia
PatiaRiver 400 km Cordillera Occidental Pacific Ocean Colombia
San Juan  River 380 km Cordillera Occidental Pacific Ocean Colombia
River Casiquiare River 340 km Orinoco Rio Negro Venezuela
Rio de la Plata River 290 km Confluence of Parana and Uruguay Atlantic Ocean Argentina and Uruguay
Oyapok River 370 km Tumuk Humak Mountain Atlantic Ocean Brazil and France
Zulia River 310 km Apartaderos CatatumboRiver Colombia and Venezuela
Ene  River 181 km MantaroRiver and ApurimacRiver Tambo River Peru
TamboRiver 159 km  PereneRiver, EneRiver UrubambaRiver, UcayaliRiver Peru
Baudo River 150 km Alto Del Buey Pacific Ocean Colombia
RioGuayasRiver 60 km Andes, Chimborazo Gulf of Guayaquil Ecuador