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Paz River

Río Paz
Origin Quezalapa Mountains, Guatemala
Mouth Pacific Ocean
Basin countries Guatemala, El Salvador
Length 134 km
Source elevation 1,700 m
Mouth elevation 0 m
Avg. discharge 23.2 m³/s (at El Jobo)

The Río Paz (Spanish pronunciation: ) is a river in southern Guatemala. Its sources are located in the Quezalapa mountains in the north of Jutiapa. From there it flows in a south-westerly direction and marks the border with El Salvador for most of its way before reaching the Pacific Ocean at .[1]

The Paz River is 134 km long, and its river basin covers a territory of 1,732 km2 in Guatemala.[2]

It flows through the Ahuachapán Department and flows into the Laguna el Espino.


  1. ^ INSIVUMEH. "Mapa de Cuencas y Ríos". 
  2. ^ INSIVUMEH. "Principales ríos de Guatemala". 

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