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Encyclopedia > List of rivers in China

This is a list of rivers which are at least partially located in China and their termini: The Murray River in Australia. ...

The Amur River (Russian: Амур; Simplified Chinese: 黑龙江; Traditional Chinese: 黑龍江; Hanyu Pinyin: , or Black Dragon River; Mongolian: Хара-Мурэн, Khara-Muren or Black River; Manchu: Sahaliyan Ula, literal meaning Black River) is one of the world’s ten longest rivers, forming the border between the Russian Far East and Manchuria in China. ... The Sea of Japan (East Sea) is a marginal sea of the western Pacific Ocean. ... The Songhua River (Chinese: 松花江; Hanyu Pinyin: ) is a river in Northeast China, and is the largest tributary of the Heilong River (Amur), flowing about 1,927 km from Changbai Mountains through the Heilongjiang and Jilin provinces. ... The Brahmaputra is one of the major rivers of Asia. ... A map showing the location of the Bay of Bengal. ... Early morning on the Ganges The River Ganges (Ganga in Indian languages) (Devanagiri गंगा) is a major river in northern India. ... Afternoon light on the jagged grey mountains rising from the Yangtze River gorge The Yangtze River or Chang Jiang is the longest river in Asia and the third longest in the world after the Amazon in South America and the Nile in Africa. ... The East China Sea is a marginal sea and part of the Pacific Ocean. ... Jialing River (Simplified Chinese: 嘉陵江; Traditional Chinese: 嘉陵江; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: chia-ling-chiang) was called for its coming across the Jialing Vale in Feng County of Shaanxi. ... The Minjiang River (岷江; pinyin: Mínjiāng) is a 735km-long river in central Sichuan province, China. ... The Gan River (Chinese: 赣江; pinyin: ) of southern China travels 885 km north through Jiangxi before flowing into Lake Poyang and thence into the Yangtze River. ... The Xiang River (also as Xiangjiang River, Chinese:湘江 or 湘水, pinyin: Xiāng Jiāng, Xiāng Shǔi; Wade-Giles: hsiāng chiāng or hsiāng shuǐ), in older transliterations as the Siang River or Hsiang River, is a river in southern China. ... Lishui River (also known as Li River, Chinese language: 澧水,pinyin: lǐ-shǔi) is a river in Hunan province of China, one of the Yangtze rivers four largest tributaries in the province. ... The Yüan River or Yuanjiang (沅江 or æ²…æ°´) is one of the four largest rivers in Hunan province in southeast-central China, and is a tributary of Yangtze River. ... The Zi Jiang (also Zishui River or Zi River; S.Chinese: 资江 or 资水; T.Chinese: 資江 or 資水; pinyin: zī jiāng; Wade-Giles: Tzu¹-chiang¹) is one of the four largest rivers in Hunan province of China, also one of the main tributaries of the Yangtze River. ... The Yalong River (also called Ya-lung River) is a 822 miles (1,323 kilometers) long river in the Sichuan province of southern China. ... Categories: China geography stubs | Chinese rivers ... ... Huai He The Huai River (Chinese: 淮河; pinyin: ) is about mid-way between the Yellow River (Huang He) and the Yangtze River. ... ... Huangpu river (黃浦江) is a 97km long river in China flowing through Shanghai. ... The East China Sea is a marginal sea and part of the Pacific Ocean. ... -1... The East China Sea is a marginal sea and part of the Pacific Ocean. ... The Indus River in northern Pakistan, near the rock Aornus. ... Map of the Arabian Sea. ... Irtysh River (also Ertis) a river in Asia, the chief tributary of the river Ob. ... The Gulf of Ob is an immense bay of the Arctic Ocean, at the head of which is the mouth of the Ob River. ... Ob (also Obi, Russian Обь) is a river in West Siberia, Russia, the countrys fourth longest. ... The Karakash or Black Jade River flows from its origin near Sumde on the northern slopes of the Karakorum Mountain range, the actual Aksai Chin on the Tibetan Plateau westward along the northern crest range of the Kuen Luns. ... Dust storm in Taklamakan from space, June 25, 2005 The Taklamakan (also Taklimakan) is a desert of Central Asia, in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region of the Peoples Republic of China. ... The Liao He (Liao River) is the principal river in southern Manchuria. ... A map showing the location of the Bohai Sea. ... View of the Mekong before the sunset The Mekong is one of the worlds major rivers. ... The South China Sea, showing surrounding countries and neighbouring seas and oceans The South China Sea is a marginal sea, part of the Pacific Ocean, encompassing an area from Singapore to the Strait of Taiwan of around 3,500,000 km². It is the largest sea body after the five... View of the Mekong before the sunset The Mekong is one of the worlds major rivers. ... The Minjiang River (闽江; pinyin: Mǐnjiāng) is a 577km-long river in Fujian province, China. ... Taiwan Strait Area The Taiwan Strait or Formosa Strait is a 180km-wide Strait between mainland China and the island of Taiwan. ... The Pearl River (珠江 Pinyin: ZhÅ« Jiāng) is Chinas third longest river (2,200 km, after the Yangtze River and the Huang He), and second largest by volume (after the Yangtze). ... The South China Sea, showing surrounding countries and neighbouring seas and oceans The South China Sea is a marginal sea, part of the Pacific Ocean, encompassing an area from Singapore to the Strait of Taiwan of around 3,500,000 km². It is the largest sea body after the five... Bei River (北江;, pinyin: Běi Jiāng, lit. ... Dong River (東江; Pinyin: Dōng Jiāng, lit. ... Ning River (simplified Chinese: 宁江) is a tributary of Mei River. ... Xi River (西江, pinyin: XÄ« Jiāng, Postal System Pinyin: Si Kiang, lit. ... The Hongshui River is a tributary of the Pearl River in Southern China. ... The Li River The Li River (Chinese: 漓江, pinyin: Lí Jiāng) is a river in Guangxi Province, China. ... Flowing from China through Vietnam to the South China Sea, the Red River (Vietnamese Sông Hồng, Chinese Hónghé) is also known as the Yuan Jiang (元江, pinyin yuan2jiang1), which means Primary River. ... Salween River Delta, October 1994 The Salween River (also spelled Salwin) rises in Tibet, after which it flows through Yunnan, where it is known as the Nujiang river (Chinese: 怒江; pinyin: ), although either name can be used for the whole river. ... The Andaman Sea is a body of water to the southeast of the Bay of Bengal, south of Myanmar and west of Thailand; it is part of the Indian Ocean. ... The Tuman River, or the Tumen River, is a river in northeast Asia, on the border between China and North Korea in its upper reaches, and between North Korea and Russia in its lower stretches. ... The Sea of Japan (East Sea) is a marginal sea of the western Pacific Ocean. ... The White Jade River is a river in the Taklamakan desert of China. ... Dust storm in Taklamakan from space, June 25, 2005 The Taklamakan (also Taklimakan) is a desert of Central Asia, in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region of the Peoples Republic of China. ... The Amnok River, or the Yalu River, is a river on the border between China and North Korea. ... The Korea Bay is located at the north of the Yellow Sea, between Liaoning Province of China and North Pyŏngan Province of North Korea. ... ... The Yellow River, (Chinese: 黃河; (help· info), Pinyin: Huáng Hé; Wade-Giles: Hwang-ho; literally, Yellow River), is 4,700 km long and is the second longest river in China, after the Yangtze. ... ... The Wei River (渭河, pinyin: Wei He; Wade-Giles: Wei Ho) is a river in central China. ... The Fen River is a river in Shanxi Province, the Peoples Republic of China. ... The Daxia River (大峡河) is a tributary of the Yellow River in southern Gansu Province in Chinas far west. ...

See also

China stretches some 5,000 kilometers across the East Asian landmass in an erratically changing configuration of broad plains, expansive deserts, and lofty mountain ranges, including vast areas of inhospitable terrain. ... The following is a List of rivers in Hong Kong: Categories: Hong Kong geography stubs | Rivers of Hong Kong | Lists of rivers ... These are the major Rivers of Asia. ... Lakes in China include: Dagze Co Lake Dian Dongting Lake Erhai Lake Gaoyou Lake Hongze Lake Lugu lake Luoma Lake Lake Poyang Qinghai Hu (Koko Nor) Taihu Lake Tianchi Yangcheng Lake See also: Lake Tianchi Monster External link http://www. ... The List of waterways is a link page for any river, canal, estuary or firth. ...

External links

  • Table of rivers in China with Chinese names and useful data

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Yellow River Summary (1578 words)
Called "China's sorrow," or Huang Ho in Chinese, the Huang (Yellow) River is the second-largest river in China, flowing 5,954 kilometers from its origins in the Bayan Harshan Mountains on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau in western China until it empties into the Bo Hai Gulf.
The Yellow River is notable for the amount of silt it carries, amounting to 1.6 billion tons annually at the point where it descends from the Loess Plateau.
The Wei River and Fen River are the chief tributaries of the Yellow river.
China - MSN Encarta (1122 words)
China, officially the People’s Republic of China (Zhonghua Renmin Gongheguo), country in East Asia, the world’s largest country by population and one of the largest by area, measuring about the same size as the United States.
China proper centers on the agricultural regions drained by three major rivers—the Huang He (Yellow River) in the north, the Yangtze (Chang Jiang) in central China, and the Zhu Jiang (Pearl River) in the south.
China borders the East China Sea and North Korea on the east; Russia, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan on the north; Tajikistan, Afghanistan, and Pakistan on the west; and India, Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar (Burma), Laos, Vietnam, and the South China Sea on the south.
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