Pinheiros River

Pinheiros River

The Pinheiros River ( _pt. Rio Pinheiros) is an affluent of the Tietê River that runs 30 km through the city of São Paulo, Brazil. Until 1920, the river was known as "Jurubatuba", and after being canalized its name was changed to "Pinheiros".

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