Rio Grande, Definition, Location, Length (with Map & Photos)

The Rio Grande is one of the largest rivers in North America, also known as Rio Bravo del Norte. It is born in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado and empties into the Gulf of Mexico. It has a length of 3,034 km, and irrigates an area of ​​607 965 km².

Rio Grande River
Rio Grande River

This river, since 1848, has served as the border between Mexico and the United States from the cities of El Paso, Texas and Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, to the Gulf of Mexico.

Rio Grande River Map