Japurá River

river in South America

Japura River or Caquetá River is a river in Brazil, Amazonas state. That is about 2,816 kilometres (1,750 mi) long. It begins in the Andes mountains in Columbia where it is called the Caquetá. The river flows through Columbia into Brazil where it is called the Japura. It empties into the Amazon river.

Map of the Amazon Basin with the Japurá River highlighted


Coordinates: 3°09′56″S 64°46′51″W / 3.16556°S 64.7808°W / -3.16556; -64.7808