The Tuira River is located in the Darién Province of eastern Panama. It flows into the Bay of San Miguel at the province capital of La Palma.[1][2]

Tuira River
Río Tuira.jpg
Tuira River is located in Panama
Tuira River
Location of mouth
Native nameRio Tuira  (Spanish)
Location
CountryPanama
ProvinceDarién Province
Physical characteristics
Mouth 
 • coordinates
8°19′10″N 78°18′31″W / 8.3194°N 78.3086°W / 8.3194; -78.3086Coordinates: 8°19′10″N 78°18′31″W / 8.3194°N 78.3086°W / 8.3194; -78.3086
 • elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Length230 km (140 mi)
Basin size10,664.42 km2 (4,117.56 sq mi)
Discharge 
 • average363.8 m³/s

It is the largest river in Panama, and one of its tributaries, the Chucunaque River, is the longest river in Panama.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Estategia de desarrollo sostenible de Darién" (PDF) (in Spanish). Ministerio de Presidencia-CONADES. 2009. pp. 52–53.
  2. ^ "Rio Tuira". GeoNames. National Geospatial Intelligence Agency. Retrieved July 28, 2021.