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Amazon Basin Facts

Basin Area: 5856696 5,856,696 km²
2,260,684.656 mi²
Average Discharge: 193020962.967193,020,962.967 m³/s
6,816,470,973.293 cfs
6,091,162.528 km³/y
Type:watershed or basin, river or creek

Includes Riparians: Bolivia; Brazil; Colombia; Ecuador; Guyana; French Guiana; Peru; Suriname; Venezuela;
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The Amazon Basin is located in South America.

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Riparians Water Features

Located in this basin- Bolivia
Located in this basin- Suriname
Located in this basin- French Guiana
Located in this basin- Ecuador
Located in this basin- Brazil
Located in this basin- Venezuela
Located in this basin- Peru
Located in this basin- Guyana
Located in this basin- Colombia

Other - Bolivia
Other - Brazil
Other - Colombia
Other - Ecuador
Other - Guyana
Other - French Guiana
Other - Peru
Other - Suriname
Other - Venezuela

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Facts about Included Riparians

RiparianPopulation in BasinArea within Basin in sq. kmIrrigated Lands within Basin in sq kmAverage Discharge in cubic m per second
Bolivia6.337 million6,337,000 people703,423 km²271,593.139 mi²0 km²0 mi²
Suriname0.0017 million1,700 people1,566 km²604.636 mi²0 km²0 mi²95.067 m³/s3,357.259 cfs
3 km³/y
French Guiana0 million0 people139 km²53.668 mi²0 km²0 mi²0 m³/s0 cfs
0 km³/y
Ecuador1.515 million1,515,000 people123,295 km²47,604.466 mi²7,400 km²2,857.156 mi²95,067 m³/s3,357,259.419 cfs
3,000.029 km³/y
Brazil7.968 million7,968,000 people3,654,439 km²1,410,986.786 mi²0 km²0 mi²184,651,803 m³/s6,520,916,878.499 cfs
5,827,056.947 km³/y
Venezuela0.0042 million4,200 people40,329 km²15,571.114 mi²0 km²0 mi²31,689 m³/s1,119,086.473 cfs
1,000.01 km³/y
Peru9.295 million9,295,000 people951,855 km²367,513.27 mi²19,000 km²7,335.941 mi²5,418,819 m³/s191,363,786.893 cfs
171,001.671 km³/y
Guyana0.0181 million18,100 people14,831 km²5,726.281 mi²0 km²0 mi²3,168.9 m³/s111,908.647 cfs
100.001 km³/y
Colombia0.91 million910,100 people366,819 km²141,629.608 mi²0 km²0 mi²2,820,321 m³/s99,598,696.102 cfs
89,000.87 km³/y
  1. ^ Oregon State University.Transboundary Freshwater Spatial Database Entry for "Amazon Basin" Accessed August 15 2014 online:
Facts about "Amazon Basin"RDF feed
Average Discharge193,020,962.967 m³/s (6,816,470,973.293 cfs, 6,091,162.528 km³/y) +
Basin Area5,856,696 km² (2,260,684.656 mi²) +
Located in RegionSouth America +
RiparianBolivia +, Brazil +, Colombia +, Ecuador +, Guyana +, French Guiana +, Peru +, Suriname + and Venezuela +
Water Feature TypeWatershed or basin + and River or creek +
Has subobjectThis property is a special property in this wiki.Amazon Basin +, Amazon Basin +, Amazon Basin +, Amazon Basin +, Amazon Basin +, Amazon Basin +, Amazon Basin +, Amazon Basin + and Amazon Basin +