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Apurímac

(apo͞orē`mäk), river, c.430 mi (690 km) long, rising in the Andes, S Peru. It flows generally northwest in a narrow valley. After joining the Mantaro River, the Apurímac becomes the Ene; after joining the Perené River, it becomes the Tambo. When it joins the UrubambaUrubamba
, river, c.450 mi (720 km) long, rising in the Andes Mts., S Peru, and flowing generally north to join the Apurímac River to form the Ucayali. The Urubamba is extensively used for irrigation, and its valley is heavily populated; Cuzco, Peru, is located there.
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 River, it becomes the UcayaliUcayali
, river, c.1,000 mi (1,610 km) long, formed by the confluence of the Apurímac and Urubamba rivers, E Peru, and flowing generally north through a mountain and jungle wilderness to the Marañón River, SW of Iquitos.
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, which is one of the main headstreams of the AmazonAmazon,
Port. Amazonas , world's second longest river, c.3,900 mi (6,280 km) long, formed by the junction in N Peru's Andes Mts. of two major headstreams, the Ucayali and the shorter Marañón.
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. The headwaters of the Apurímac, which rise from glacial meltwater on Nevado Mismi, were determined by a 2000 expedition to the most distant from the mouth of the Amazon.
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In the summer of 1997, he was one of three finalists in the festival and competition in the community of Huacana in the department of Apurimac, and he is featured in a Peruvian documentary titled Encuentro Ritual: Los Danpaq de Huacana (Uriarte 1998).
The river Apurimac merges with the Mantaro and forms the river Ene, which merges with the Perene and forms the Tambo.
Peru is the world's second biggest copper producer, and Las Bambas is located in the Apurimac region in the country's southeast.
Large, long-life copper development project located in the Apurimac region of Peru
Now, a group of researchers write in Area that the Apurimac River has wrongly been attributed as its source since 1971, and they have a replacement: southwestern Peru's Mantaro River, Fox News reported.
To further strengthen its democracy, reduce illegal coca cultivation, and promote socially inclusive market-based economic growth, Peru has committed to broaden economic opportunities and increase the state presence in areas susceptible to the influence and control of narco-traffickers, including the Apurimac, Ene and Montaro River Valley (VRAEM).
Peru's President Ollanta Humala declared a 20-day state of emergency in nine provinces, before travelling to Apurimac, one of the worst-hit areas, to oversee the distribution of emergency aid.
Most samples (n = 118) originated from the departments of Apurimac, Ayacucho, Cusco, Madre de Dios, and Puno, located in the southern region of the country, which is made up of inter-Andean valleys and Amazon rainforest.
One of the main projects is to take place between the regions of Apurimac and Cuzco near the Inca ruins of Choquequirao.
Communities in other highland regions, such as Apurimac, Ayacucho, Puno and Huanuco, also have endemic biodiversity-based resources with potential for scaling up biotrade.
The Mi-25s will be deployed in November in the area of Valle de los Rios Apurimac, Ene and Mantaro (Vraem) where the fight against militant groups and drug-trafficking is hampered by rugged terrain, the jungles, and high elevation.