Paraná River

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The Paraná River (Río Paraná, Rio Paraná, Ysyry Parana) is a river in south Central South America, running through Brazil, Paraguay, and Argentina for some 4880 km.wikipedia
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Paraguay

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The Paraná River (Río Paraná, Rio Paraná, Ysyry Parana) is a river in south Central South America, running through Brazil, Paraguay, and Argentina for some 4880 km.
Although it is one of only two landlocked countries in South America (the other is Bolivia), the country has coasts, beaches and ports on the Paraguay and Paraná rivers that give exit to the Atlantic Ocean through the Paraná-Paraguay Waterway.

South America

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The Paraná River (Río Paraná, Rio Paraná, Ysyry Parana) is a river in south Central South America, running through Brazil, Paraguay, and Argentina for some 4880 km.
The geography of western South America is dominated by the Andes mountains; in contrast, the eastern part contains both highland regions and vast lowlands where rivers such as the Amazon, Orinoco, and Paraná flow.

Paraguay River

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It merges first with the Paraguay River and then farther downstream with the Uruguay River to form the Río de la Plata and empties into the Atlantic Ocean.
It flows about 2695 km from its headwaters in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso to its confluence with the Paraná River north of Corrientes and Resistencia.

Itaipu Dam

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The falls were flooded, however, by the construction of the Itaipu Dam, which began operating in 1984.
The Itaipu Dam (Barragem de Itaipu, Represa de Itaipú;, ) is a hydroelectric dam on the Paraná River located on the border between Brazil and Paraguay.

Iguazu River

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For approximately the next 200 km the Paraná flows southward and forms a natural boundary between Paraguay and Brazil until the confluence with the Iguazu River.
It is an important tributary of the Paraná River.

Guaíra Falls

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This was once the location of the Guaíra Falls (Sete Quedas waterfalls, where the Paraná fell over a series of seven cascades.
Guairá Falls (Saltos del Guairá, Salto das Sete Quedas do Guaíra) were a series of immense waterfalls on the Paraná River along the border between Brazil and Paraguay.

Brazil

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The Paraná River (Río Paraná, Rio Paraná, Ysyry Parana) is a river in south Central South America, running through Brazil, Paraguay, and Argentina for some 4880 km.
Major rivers include the Amazon (the world's second-longest river and the largest in terms of volume of water), the Paraná and its major tributary the Iguaçu (which includes the Iguazu Falls), the Negro, São Francisco, Xingu, Madeira and Tapajós rivers.

Argentina

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The Paraná River (Río Paraná, Rio Paraná, Ysyry Parana) is a river in south Central South America, running through Brazil, Paraguay, and Argentina for some 4880 km.
Some of the major rivers are the Paraná, Uruguay—which join to form the Río de la Plata, Paraguay, Salado, Negro, Santa Cruz, Pilcomayo, Bermejo and Colorado.

Rosario, Santa Fe

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From the confluence with the Paraguay River, the Paraná again turns to the south for another approximately 820 km through Argentina, making a slow turn back to the east near the city of Rosario for the final stretch of less than 500 km before merging with the Uruguay River to form the Río de la Plata. This watershed contains a number of large cities, including São Paulo, Buenos Aires, Rosario, Asunción, Brasília, and La Plata.
The city is located 300 km northwest of Buenos Aires, on the west bank of the Paraná River.

Rio Grande (Paraná River)

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The course is formed at the confluence of the Paranaiba and Rio Grande rivers in southern Brazil.
At the Mato Grosso do Sul state border, after a course of 1090 km, it joins the Paranaíba River to form the Upper Paraná River.

Encarnación, Paraguay

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Overlooking the Paraná River from Encarnación, Paraguay, across the river, is downtown Posadas, Argentina.
Encarnación is a district and the capital city of Itapúa Department in Paraguay, located at the south-east of the department, on the right-hand (western) shore of the Paraná River, opposite Posadas, Argentina.

Uruguay River

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It merges first with the Paraguay River and then farther downstream with the Uruguay River to form the Río de la Plata and empties into the Atlantic Ocean. From the confluence with the Paraguay River, the Paraná again turns to the south for another approximately 820 km through Argentina, making a slow turn back to the east near the city of Rosario for the final stretch of less than 500 km before merging with the Uruguay River to form the Río de la Plata.
Together with the Paraná River, the Uruguay forms the Río de la Plata estuary.

Paraná Delta

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During the part of its course downstream from the city of Diamante, Entre Ríos, it splits into several arms and it forms the Paraná Delta.
The Paraná Delta (Delta del Paraná) is the delta of the Paraná River in Argentina and it consists of several islands known as the Islas del Paraná.

Salto del Guairá

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From the confluence the river flows in a generally southwestern direction for about 619 km before encountering the city of Saltos del Guaira, Paraguay.
Salto del Guairá is in the Department of Canindeyú, the eastern of the country, its geographical location is latitude 24 º 04 'S and longitude 54 ° 20 W. This makes District boundaries to the north with the cities of Novo Mundo (MS) and Guaira (PR), Brazil as the latter taking the limit Paraná River and east, separated from this country in the mountains Amambay and Mbarakayú and the Paraná River, respectively.

Buenos Aires

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This watershed contains a number of large cities, including São Paulo, Buenos Aires, Rosario, Asunción, Brasília, and La Plata.
A second (and permanent) settlement was established in 1580 by Juan de Garay, who sailed down the Paraná River from Asunción (now the capital of Paraguay).

Diamante, Entre Ríos

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During the part of its course downstream from the city of Diamante, Entre Ríos, it splits into several arms and it forms the Paraná Delta.
Diamante is a city in the west of the province of Entre Ríos, Argentina, on the eastern shore of the Paraná River.

Prochilodus lineatus

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Some of the species of fish (such as the surubí and the sábalo) are commercially important, and they are exploited for heavy internal consumption or for export.
It is native to the Paraná—Paraguay and Paraíba do Sul river basins in South America.

Iguazu Falls

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This natural feature was said to rival the world-famous Iguazu Falls to the south.
The Iguazu Falls are located where the Iguazu River tumbles over the edge of the Paraná Plateau, 23 km upriver from the Iguazu's confluence with the Paraná River.

São Paulo

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This watershed contains a number of large cities, including São Paulo, Buenos Aires, Rosario, Asunción, Brasília, and La Plata.
Neither river is navigable in the stretch that flows through the city, although water transportation becomes increasingly important on the Tietê river further downstream (near river Paraná), as the river is part of the River Plate basin.

Yacyretá Dam

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Before this confluence the river passes through a second major hydroelectric project, the Yaciretá Dam, a joint project between Paraguay and Argentina.
The Yacyretá Dam or Jasyretâ-Apipé Hydroelectric Power Station (from Guaraní jasy retã, "land of the moon") is a dam and hydroelectric power plant built over the waterfalls of Jasyretâ-Apipé in the Paraná River, between the Argentine Province of Corrientes and the Paraguayan City of Ayolas.

Engineer Souza Dias Dam

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The Engineer Souza Dias Dam, formerly known as the Jupiá Dam is an embankment dam on the Paraná River near Três Lagoas in Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil.

Rodoferroviária Bridge

Road-rail bridge) is a double-decker bridge (road on the upper level and railway track at the lower level) over the Parana River, between the states of Mato Grosso do Sul and São Paulo in Brazil.

Sebastian Cabot (explorer)

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The first European to go up the Paraná River was the Venetian explorer Sebastian Cabot, in 1526, while working for Spain.
Leaving the two larger ships there, he sailed up the Paraná River in the brigantine and a galley constructed at Santa Catarina.

Ilha Solteira Dam

The Ilha Solteira Dam is an embankment dam on the Paraná River near Ilha Solteira in São Paulo, Brazil.

Ilha Solteira

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The elevation is 335 m. The nearby Ilha Solteira Dam created a reservoir in the Paraná River.