Imperial River (Chile)

Imperial River is a river located in the La Araucanía Region of Chile. It is formed at the confluence of the Chol Chol and Cautín Rivers in the vicinity of the city of Nueva Imperial.

Imperial River
Puente carahue1.jpg
Carahue Suspension Bridge
Map of the Region of Temuco
Map of the Region of Temuco
Location
CountryChile
Physical characteristics
Mouth 
 ⁃ location
Pacific Ocean
Length55 km (34 mi)[1]
Basin size12.763 km2 (4.928 sq mi)[1]

The towns of Carahue and Puerto Saavedra sit along the banks of the Imperial river. Near its mouth is located the outlet of Budi Lake.

The river borders the Cordillera de Nahuelbuta.

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Coordinates: 38°47′S 73°24′W / 38.783°S 73.400°W / -38.783; -73.400