Japura River is one of the major rivers which flows into South American continent in the Amazon River basin. It rises with the name of Caqueta in the Andes, located in South-West Columbia and then it gets drained into Amazon River. It is a trans-boundary river which flows through Brazil and Columbia and is mostly navigable through small boats in the part of Brazil.
The Caqueta or Japura River originates from the sources of Magdalena River and enters to Amazon through network of channels. Catchment area of Japura River covers the area where one-third of the river lies in Brazil and the rest two-third of the river falls in Columbia as ninth largest tributary of Amazon.
Ten Lines on Japura River in English
10 Lines on Japura River – Set 1
1) Japura River is a river which flows in the Amazonas state of Brazil.
2) It is a trans-boundary river which flows through Columbia and Brazil.
3) Japura River originates in Columbia and then it flows south-east to Brazil.
4) After flowing to Brazil where it is called Japura, it merges to Amazon River.
5) The Japura River before entering into Brazil is called as ‘Caqueta’ in Columbia.
6) The Caqueta or Japura River rises from the same place where Magdalena River flows.
7) The length of Japura River is 2820 km and the catchment area is 253,000 square km.
8) Japura River is the main route for transportation and irrigation in the nearby river basin.
9) The tributaries which flow to Japura River are Apaporis River, Araracuara River etc.
10) Cities which are located on the banks of Japura River are Pasto, Belem, Manaus, Tefe etc.
10 Lines on Japura River – Set 2
1) Japura River or Rio Japura is one of the major trans-boundary rivers of South America which flows into Amazon River Basin.
2) The river flows though Brazil and Columbia by originating in Columbia and flowing into Brazil before getting merged into Amazon River.
3) Japura River rises with the name of Caqueta River located in the Andes in South-West Columbia which starts from Magdalena River.
4) The water level of Japura River increases as it receives water from many tributaries through Columbia.
5) After flowing from Brazil, Japura finally gets merged with the Amazon River.
6) The one-third catchment area of the river lies in Brazil whereas two-third flows in Columbia.
7) A Brazilian historian and geographer ‘Jose Coelho de Gama e Abreu’, the baron of Marajo sailed up to 970 km of Japura River.
8) The headwaters of the Caqueta-Japura River basin lies 5000 km from the Amazon river and raises in ‘Cordirella oriental of Columbia’.
9) Japura River basin is a home to many fishes and reptiles and has catfishes weighing up to 91 kg and 1.8 m long.
10) Most of the agriculture done on Japura River basin consists of rice, corn, manioc, sugar cane and cocoa crops.
10 Lines on Japura River – Set 3
1) Japura River emerges from the eastern part of South America.
2) It is stated as the tributary of the Amazon River.
3) The river traces its course in Brazil and Columbia.
4) The Andes in Southwest Columbia is the originating place of the river Japura.
5) The river from its source of origin is called as Caqueta River.
6) Caqueta River meets with river Apaporis to form the Japura River.
7) Japura River is 2036 km in length.
8) The area of the drainage basin of the Japura River is 255700 square km.
9) Yari, Ajaju, Cagaun, Juami, etc. are the tributaries of river Japura.
10) Japura River finally merges into Amazon River near Tefe city of Brazil.
10 Lines on Japura River – Set 4
1) Japura River is an important river in the South American continent.
2) Rio Yapura and Caqueta are other names of river Japura.
3) The river is termed as Japura after entering Brazil.
4) The maximum portion i.e. about 80% of the river drainage basin lies in Columbia.
5) Japura River is regarded as the fourth-longest tributary of the river Amazon.
6) The river forms several lakes and islands in its mouth.
7) There are many waterfalls on the river that add beauty to it.
8) The average discharge of the Japura River is 18620 cubic meters per second.
9) The river provides a good facility for transportation.
10) Japura river basin harbors a rich variety of flora and fauna.
The Japura River basin is a habitat of various fish species and reptiles. The jungles of the Japura River basin has been cleared for agricultural purposes and various kinds of crops are cultivated here such as rice, corn, cotton, sugar cane etc. The Brazilian gold miners have searched and explored the areas close to the Brazilian-Columbian border in search for gold deposits. The upper and middle Japura River basin has been controlled by the guerrilla forces since 1980s that carries out drug trafficking and illegal activities.