The Amazon River starts in the Nevado Mismi region of the Andes Mountains in Peru. It is the biggest river in the world terms of volume of water discharged. It is also the second longest river after the Nile in Africa, w... More »

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The Amazon River begins in the Peruvian Andes and flows east until it ends at the Atlantic Ocean. It is the second longest river after the Nile and flows through the countries of Peru, Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela, Bolivi... More »

A river starts on high ground, usually in hills or mountains, where water collects and flows together to form streams. When many streams come together, they are called a river. The place where the river starts is called ... More »

The Amazon River, which has its beginnings in the South American country of Peru, ends by pouring into the Atlantic Ocean in Brazil, near the city of Macapa. The river is about 4,000 miles long. More »

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The Amazon River and its tributaries run through Peru, Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia, Colombia and Brazil. The river is approximately 4,000 miles long, making it the world's second longest river after the Nile. It is the l... More »

The Amazon River flows through the countries of Venezuela, Peru, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Brazil. The Amazon River spans over 4,000 miles and has a width of up to 120 miles during the wet season. The Amazon River i... More »

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The width of the Amazon River varies from only 1 mile in some places during the dry season to as much as 30 miles in the wet season. The mouth of the Amazon where it meets the Atlantic Ocean is more than 250 miles wide. More »