Where is the Orinoco River located?

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The Orinoco River (also referred to as the Orinoquia) is located in Venezuela and Columbia with over 76 percent running through Venezuela. It is the third longest river in South America.

At over 1,300 miles long and with a drainage basin that covers over 340,000 square miles, the river serves as a main transportation hub for both Venezuela and Columbia. The mouth of the Orinoco branches into hundreds of different rivers, one even forms a major canal between the Orinoco and the Amazon. The river is home to various species of fish and reptiles, including the Orinoco crocodile, the rarest reptile on Earth. Some of the rarer fish found in the river are commonly caught and used in aquariums. Nearly the entire length of the massive river is navigable by boat.

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