What Are the Major Rivers of Argentina?

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The major rivers in Argentina are the Paraná River, the Uruguay River, the Iguazu River, the Bermejo River, the Pilcomayo River, the Colorado River, the Black River and the Salado River. The longest river in Argentina is the Paraná River, which is 3,030 miles long.

The shortest major river is the Black River, and it is 342 miles long. The Paraná River, the Black River and the Colorado River flow into the Atlantic Ocean.

Argentina is the second largest country in South America; only Brazil is larger. Over 95 percent of its population is of European descent. The country's primary exports are oils, fuels and energy, cereals and motor vehicles.