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Ene River

The Ene River is a Peruvian river on the eastern slopes of the South American Andes.

The Rio Ene is part of the headwaters of the Amazon River whose origin is at the Nevado Mismi south of Cuzco where it first becomes Apurimac River, then the Ene River and Tambo River before its waters meet the Ucayali River which later forms the Amazon.

The Ene is formed at at the confluence of Rio Mantaro and Rio Apurimac, circa 400 m above sea level, where the three Peruvian Regions Junin, Cusco, and Ayacucho meet.

The river flows in a northwesterly direction at a total length of 180.6 km.

At Rio Ene joins Perene River, at the town of Puerto Prado, 295 m above sea level, and is called the Tambo from then on.

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