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A river of west-central Venezuela originating in the Andes of Colombia and flowing about 805 km (500 mi) eastward to the Orinoco River.
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(Spanish aˈpure)
(Placename) a river in W Venezuela, rising in the Andes and flowing east to the Orinoco. Length: about 676 km (420 miles)
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(ɑˈpu rɛ)

a river flowing E from W Venezuela to the Orinoco. ab. 500 mi. (805 km) long.
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29 in the states of Zulia, Tachira, Apure and Amazonas, which border Colombia, Maduro said.
(104) The Domingo Lain Front, the powerful ELN division responsible for the attack, operates between the border of the Colombian Department of Arauca and the Venezuelan State of Apure. (105) Colombian intelligence believes that the Domingo Lain Front's leadership is headquartered in Apure.
Simultaneously, the US Treasury Department sanctioned four Venezuelan governors: Omar Prieto of Zulia, Ramon Carrizales of Apure, Jorge Garcia Carneiro of Vargas and Rafael Lacava of Carabobo state, with more announcements to follow.
Sanctions were imposed on the governors of the states of Zulia: Omar Prieto, Carabobo: Rafael Lacava, Apure: Ramon Carrizalez, and Vargas: Jorge Garcia Carneiro.
APURE water supplier for window cleaners, car valeting businesses and even tropical fish owners has launched a service at a Saltney storage park.
"Drug traffickers and armed groups are active in the Colombian border states of Zulia, Tachira, and Apure. Cross-border violence, kidnapping, drug trafficking, and smuggling occur frequently in these areas.
brachypomus ha sido de 79 cm de longitud total [17,18], en el rio Apure 97,7 cm de longitud total [20] y en la cuenca del rio Mamore del Amazonas boliviano 88 cm [16].