You asked: What are three major rivers in Colombia?

What are the main rivers of Colombia?

Read on to know the most important rivers in Colombia!

  • Magdalena river. Río Grande de la Magdalena is the most important waterway and the longest river in Colombia. …
  • Cauca river. The Cauca river is the main tributary of the Magdalena river. …
  • Atrato river. …
  • Amazon river. …
  • Caquetá river. …
  • Putumayo river. …
  • Orinoco river. …
  • Meta river.

What river runs through Colombia?

Arauca River, Spanish Río Arauca, western tributary of the Orinoco River, flowing through Venezuela and Colombia. It rises in the Cordillera Oriental of the Andes mountains, near the Venezuelan-Colombian border.

How much of the Amazon River is in Colombia?

Amazonía region in southern Colombia comprises the departments of Amazonas, Caquetá, Guainía, Guaviare, Putumayo and Vaupés, and covers an area of 483,000 km², 35% of Colombia’s total territory.

Amazon Natural Region
Country Colombia
Rivers Caquetá, Putumayo, Amazon
Climate type Tropical
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