Cauto River


Cauto River

Infobox River
river_name = Cauto River


image_size =
caption = Rio Cauto near Guamo Embarcadero
origin = Sierra Maestra
mouth = Gulf of Guacanayabo (Caribbean Sea)
basin_countries = CUB
length = km to mi|343|abbr=yes
elevation = m to ft|600|abbr=yes
mouth_elevation = Sea level
discharge =
watershed = km2 to mi2|8928|abbr=yes
The Cauto River or Río Cauto, located in southeast Cuba, is the longest river of Cuba.

It flows on a total length of convert|230|mi|km from the Sierra Maestra to the west and north-west, and enters the Caribbean Sea north of Manzanillo. However, it provides only convert|70|mi|km of transport waterway. Water is not drinkable.

It flows through the provinces of Santiago de Cuba and Granma, and the communities of Palma Soriano, Cauto Cristo and Rio Cauto are located along the river.



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