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What rivers flow through Bolivia?
Bolivia is drained by three different river systems. Flowing down from the Yungas area of the Cordillera Real, the Beni and Mamoré Rivers and the Mamoré’s tributaries, including the Chaparé, Ichilo, and Grande, form part of the Amazon River system.
What major rivers or other bodies of water are in or near Bolivia?
The rivers of Bolivia belong to three major systems—the Amazon tributaries in the northwest, north, and northeast, the Pilcomayo-Paraguay system in the south and southeast, and an isolated, inland-draining system centring on Lakes Titicaca and Poopó on the Altiplano in the west.
How many rivers are there in the whole earth?
Fun Facts About World Rivers
There are 76 rivers in the world over 1000 miles long. A lot of people think that rivers always flow south, but 4 of the 10 longest rivers in the world flow north. The United States alone has around 3.5 million miles of rivers.
What bodies of water does Bolivia border?
Bolivia’s border with Peru runs through Lake Titicaca which lies in one of Bolivia’s three principal geographic regions.
Where can you swim in Bolivia?
Places Bolivia Beaches and Swimming
- Eduardo Avaroa National Reserve (32x)
- Sajama National Park (12x)
- Cordillera Real a Yungas (11x)
- La Paz and surroundings (5x)
- Tupiza and the surrounding area (2x)
- Titicaca and its surroundings (1x)
What are the 3 most important cities in Bolivia?
The three most important cities in the Valles are Cochabamba, Sucre, and Tarija—all founded in the 16th century.