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The Amazon Basin is part of / comprises: · Latin America and Caribbean · South America ·
Countries sharing the Amazon Basin: · Bolivia · Brazil · Colombia · Ecuador · Guyana · Peru · Suriname · Venezuela ·
Facts & Figures edit
Catchment AreaA 6,145,186 km3
Neighbouring BasinsA Barima, Catatumbo, Chira, Corantijn-Courantyne, Essequibo, La Plata, Maroni, Mira, Oiapoque-Oyupock, Patia, Tumbes
PopulationA 21,900,000
Population DensityA 4 /km2
DischargeA 6580 km3/yr
Surface Area m3
Average Depth m
Water Volume m2
Water Stress 300000 m3/person/year
Average Precipitation mm/yr
Evaporation mm/yr
Runoff 2140000 mm/yr
Land Use
Irrigated Area km2
Irrigable Area km2
No. of DamsA 2
Dam Density 0.1 dams/km2
Total Water Withdrawals km3
  For Agricultural Use
  For Domestic Use
  For Industrial Use
Renewable Water Available (m3/yr/pers)
References & Remarks
A Transboundary Freshwater Spatial Database, Oregon University

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Water Basin Profile: Physical and Hydrological Characteristics

Water Basin Profile: Socio-Economic and Environmental Issues

Water Basin Profile: Transboundary Political and Institutional Setting

Water Basin Profile: Emerging Challenges and Opportunities for the Future


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