World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Paz River

Article Id: WHEBN0018232084
Reproduction Date:

Title: Paz River  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: El Salvador, Battle of Acajutla, List of rivers of Guatemala, List of international border rivers
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

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.

References

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


This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.