Itaueira River

The Itaueira River is a river of Piauí state in northeastern Brazil, a tributary of the Parnaíba River.

Itaueira River
Itaueira River is located in Brazil
Itaueira River
Native nameRio Itaueira  (Portuguese)
Location
CountryBrazil
Physical characteristics
Source 
 • locationPiauí state
Mouth 
 • coordinates
6°40′36″S 42°55′31″W / 6.676667°S 42.925278°W / -6.676667; -42.925278Coordinates: 6°40′36″S 42°55′31″W / 6.676667°S 42.925278°W / -6.676667; -42.925278
Basin features
River systemParnaíba River

The river, which is intermittent, rises in the 823,843 hectares (2,035,760 acres) Serra das Confusões National Park, created in 1998, which protects an area of the Caatinga biome.[1]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Unidade de Conservação: Parque Nacional Serra das Confusões (in Portuguese), MMA: Ministério do Meio Ambiente, retrieved 2016-06-09