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Correction for the length of The Amazon River

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How long is 243,000 kilometers?
It's about forty times as long as The Amazon River
The length of The Amazon River is about 6,437 kilometers.
(from Nevado Mismi, Arequipa, Peru through near Marajó, Brazil) (approximate distance)
The Amazon River has an approximate distance of 6,437 km. Although by most measures it is the largest and one of the most significant rivers in the world, the region surrounding the Amazon is mostly sparsely populated and the river itself has no bridges across it at any point.
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