Paz River

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Río Paz
OriginQuezalapa Mountains, Guatemala
14°22′06″N 90°02′13″W / 14.36833°N 90.03694°W / 14.36833; -90.03694
MouthPacific Ocean
13°46′16″N 90°10′57″W / 13.77111°N 90.18250°W / 13.77111; -90.18250 (Mouth of the Río Paz)Coordinates: 13°46′16″N 90°10′57″W / 13.77111°N 90.18250°W / 13.77111; -90.18250 (Mouth of the Río Paz)
Basin countriesGuatemala, El Salvador
Length134 km
Source elevation1,700 m
Mouth elevation0 m
Avg. discharge23.2 m³/s (at El Jobo)
 
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Río Paz
OriginQuezalapa Mountains, Guatemala
14°22′06″N 90°02′13″W / 14.36833°N 90.03694°W / 14.36833; -90.03694
MouthPacific Ocean
13°46′16″N 90°10′57″W / 13.77111°N 90.18250°W / 13.77111; -90.18250 (Mouth of the Río Paz)Coordinates: 13°46′16″N 90°10′57″W / 13.77111°N 90.18250°W / 13.77111; -90.18250 (Mouth of the Río Paz)
Basin countriesGuatemala, El Salvador
Length134 km
Source elevation1,700 m
Mouth elevation0 m
Avg. discharge23.2 m³/s (at El Jobo)

The Río Paz (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈri.o pas]) is a river in southern Guatemala. Its sources are located in the Quezalapa mountains in the north of Jutiapa. From there it flows in a south-westerly direction and marks the border with El Salvador for most of its way before reaching the Pacific Ocean at 13°46′16″N 90°10′57″W / 13.77111°N 90.18250°W / 13.77111; -90.18250 (Mouth of the Río Paz).[1]

The Paz River is 134 km long, and its river basin covers a territory of 1,732 km2 in Guatemala.[2]

It flows through the Ahuachapán Department and flows into the Laguna el Espino.

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