Vaupés River

tributary of the Rio Negro in South America.

The Rio Uaupes is a river in Colombia. It forms part of the border between Colombia and Brazil. In Brazil it joins the Papurí River. Both rivers are then called the Uaupés.

Vaupés River
Uaupés River
Countries Brazil, Colombia
 - location Guaviare Department, Colombia
Mouth Rio Negro
Length 1,050 km (652 mi) [1]
Vaupés (Uaupés) is in the upper left section
Vaupés (Uaupés) is in the upper left section


  1. Ziesler, R.; Ardizzone, G.D. (1979). "Amazon River System". The Inland waters of Latin America. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. ISBN 92-5-000780-9. Archived from the original on 8 November 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

Coordinates: 0°02′03″N 67°16′50″W / 0.0341833°N 67.2806°W / 0.0341833; -67.2806