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List of rivers of Peru


This is a list of rivers that are at least partially in Peru. Lengths according to INEI.Instituto Nacional de Estadistica e Informatica, Peru: Compendio Estadistico 2005, p. 21.

By Drainage Basin

This list is arranged by drainage basin, with respective tributaries indented under each larger stream's name. Rivers longer than 400 miles are in bold.

Atlantic Ocean

Amazon River

*Madeira River (Brazil)

**Madre de Dios River

***Orthon River (Bolivia)

****Tahuamanu River

*****Muymano River

****Mamuripi River

*****Manuripe River

***Heath River

***Tambopata River

***Rio de Las Piedras or Tacuatimanu

****Pariamanu River

***Inambari River

***Manu River

*Purus River

**Acre River

**Iaco River or Yaco

**Chandless River

**Curanja River

**Alto Purus River

*Jurua River or Yurua

**Alto Yurua

*Putumayo River

**Yaguas River

**Algodon River

**Campuya River

**San Miguel River

*Yavari River

**Yavari Mirim River

**Galvez River

*Atacuari River

*Pichana River

*Apayacu River

*Napo River

**Mazan River

**Tamboyacu River

**Curaray River

**Aguarico River

*Nanay River

**Pintoyacu River

***Chambira River

*Maranon River

**Tigre River

***Corrientes River

***Tangarana River

**Samiria River

**Chambira River

**Urituyacu River

**Huallaga River

***Paranapura River

***Shanusi River

***Chipurana River

***Mayo River

***Biabo River or Biavo

***Sisa River

***Huallabamba River

****Abiseo River

***Mishollo River

***Chontayac River

***Tulumayo River

***Monzon River

***Higueras RIver

**Nucuray River

**Pastaza River

***Huasaga River

**Morona River

**Santiago River

**Nieva River

**Cenepa River

***Comaina River

**Chiriaco River or Imaza

**Chinchipe River

**Utcubamba River

***Quebrada Magunchal

***Quebrada Seca

**Chamaya River

***Huayllabamba River

***Chotano River

***Quebrada San Antonio

**Llaucano River

**Crisnejas River or Crisnegas

***Cajamarca River

***Condebamba River

**Chusgon River

**San Miguel River

**Puccha River

*Ucayali River

**Tapiche River

**Guanache River

**Cushabatay River

**Pisqui River

**Aguaytia River

**Tamaya River

**Pachitea River

***Pichis River

***Palcazu River

****Pozuzo River

*****Huancabamba River or Huayabamba

**Sheshea River or Chesheya or Chessea

**Cohengu River

**Urubamba River

***Inuya River

***Mishagua River

***Camisea River

***Yavero River or Paucartambo

***Ticumpinia River

***Cumpirusiato River

***Cushireni River

***Vilcanota River

**Tambo River

***Perene River

****Pangoa River

*****Mazamari River

*****Satipo River

****Paucartambo River

****Chanchamayo River or Chanchama

*****Tulumayo River

***Ene River

****Mantaro River

*****Huarpa River

******Yucay River or Pongor

*****Ichu River or Huancavelica

*****Occoro River

*****Vilca River

*****Cunas River

****Apurimac River

*****Pampas River

*****Pachachaca River

*****Santo Tomas River

*****Velille River

Altiplano

Desaguadero River

*Mauri River

*Lake Titicaca

**Ilave River

***Huenque River

**Coata River

**Ramis River

***Azangaro River

****Carabaya River

***Ayaviri River

**Huancane River

**Suches River

Pacific Ocean

Zarumilla River

Tumbes River

Chira River

Piura River

Cascajal River

Olmos River

Motupe River or La Leche

Chancay River (Lambayeque)

Zana River

Chaman River

Jequetepeque River

Chicama River

Moche River

Viru River

Chao River

Santa River

Lacramarca River

Nepena River

Casma River

*Sechin River

*Grande River

Culebras River

Huarmey River

Fortaleza River

Pativilca River

Supe River

Huaura River

Chancay River (Huaral)

Chillon River

Rimac River

Lurin River

Mala River

Omas River

Canete River

Topara River

San Juan River

Pisco River

Ica River

Grande River or Nazca

Acari River

Yauca River

Indio Muerto or Chala

Chaparra

Atico

Caraveli River

Ocona River

Camana River

*Colca River

Vitor River

*Sihuas River

*Quilca River or Chili

Tambo River

*Corlaque River

Osmore River or Moquegua or Ilo

Locumba River

Sama River

Caplina River

Alphabetical list

Acre River

Aguarico River

Amazon River

Apurimac River

Camana River

Caplina River

Canete River

Chaman River

Chancay River (Lambayeque)

Chancay River (Huaral)

Chao River

Casma River

Cenepa River

Chambira River

Chillon River

Chinchipe River

Chira River

Colca River

Comaina River

Cunas River

Desaguadero River

Ene River

Heath River

Huallaga River

Huancabamba River

Huarmey River

Javary River

Jurua River

Ica River

Ilo River

Jequetepeque River

Madre de Dios River

Mala River

Mantaro River

Manu River

Maranon River

Mayo River

Moche River

Moquegua River

Motupe River

Napo River

Nieva River

Osmore River

Palcazu River

Perene River

Pisco River

Piura River

Pozuzo River

Putumayo River

Purus River

Quebrada Magunchal

Quebrada Seca

Quilca River

Rimac River

Pachitea River

Perene River

San Antonio River

Santa River

Tambo River

Tambopata River

Tigre River

Tumbes River

Ucayali River

Urubamba River

Utcubamba River

Viru River

Yavari River

Zarumilla River

References

Rand McNally, The New International Atlas, 1993.

GEOnet Names Server

See also

Geography of Peru

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