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 (po͞o′tə-mī′ō, -to͞o-mä′yō)
A river of northwest South America rising in southwest Colombia and flowing about 1,610 km (1,000 mi) along the Colombia-Peru border to the Amazon River in northwest Brazil.


(Spanish putuˈmajo )
(Placename) a river in NW South America, rising in S Colombia and flowing southeast as most of the border between Colombia and Peru, entering the Amazon in Brazil: scene of the Putumayo rubber scandal (1910–11) during the rubber boom, in which many Indians were enslaved and killed by rubber exploiters. Length: 1578 km (980 miles). Brazilian name: Içá


(ˌpu tuˈmɑ yɔ)

a river in NW South America, flowing SE from S Colombia into the Amazon in NW Brazil. 900 mi. (1450 km) long. Portuguese, Içá.
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Sorrel Aroca of Putumayo Department, which includes Mocoa, said there are also people reported missing in surrounding communities.
Coca cultivation increased most notably in Cauca Department (to 27,000 ha, a 116 percent increase,), in Norte de Santander Department (to 30,500 ha, an 85 percent increase,), and in Putumayo Department (to 22,000 ha, a 76 percent increase,).
Five new records of dragonflies (Odonata: Anisoptera) from Putumayo department (Colombia).