Approuague

Approuague
Regina approuague.jpg
View of the Approuague from Régina
Approuague is located in French Guiana
Approuague
Location
CountryFrance
RegionFrench Guiana
Physical characteristics
MouthAtlantic Ocean
 • coordinates
4°41′01″N 51°57′41″W / 4.6836°N 51.9613°W / 4.6836; -51.9613Coordinates: 4°41′01″N 51°57′41″W / 4.6836°N 51.9613°W / 4.6836; -51.9613
Length335 km (208 mi)

The Approuague river (or Apuruaque in Tupi) is a major river in French Guiana. It is 335 km (208 mi) long.[1] It runs north from the Tumuk Humak Mountains to the Atlantic Ocean, almost parallel with the Oyapock, with its mouth by the Pointe Béhague cape.

The Approuague Bridge is 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) south (upstream) of Régina.

References

  1. ^ Sandre. "Fiche cours d'eau - approuague, l' (fleuve) (80--0200)".


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