Han River (Korea)

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Han (한강)
River
Hangang Railway Bridge.jpg
Hangang Railway Brig crossin the Han.
Name oreegin: Baekje Hanja,
"Hansu" (漢水) [lower-alpha 1][1]
Kintras Sooth Korea (KOR), North Korea (PRK)
Provinces Gangwon (KOR), Gyeonggi (KOR), Seoul (KOR), North Hwanghae (PRK)
Parts Goljicheon, Joyang River, Dong River, Namhan River
Tributaries
 - left Dalcheon, Cheongmicheon, Bokhacheon, Gyeongancheon, Anyangcheon, Ara Canal
 - right Seom River, Bukhan River, Jungnangcheon, Gongneungcheon, Rimjin River
Soorce Taebaek Moontains
 - location Geumdae Peak, Taebaek, Gangwon, Sooth Korea [lower-alpha 2][3]
Mooth Yellae Sea
 - location Northwastren tip o Gimpo peninsula, KOR-PRK border [2]
Lenth 494 km (307 mi) [4]
Basin 35,770 km2 (13,811 sq mi) [4]
Discharge for Hangang Brig, Seoul
 - average 613 m3/s (21,648 cu ft/s) [lower-alpha 3][5]
Tancheon Location Map.png
The Han River System
† : Distributary of Han

The Han River or Hangang (Korean pronunciation: [ha(ː)n.gaŋ]) is a major river in Sooth Korea an the fowert langest river on the Korean peninsula efter the Approx (Yalu), Tuman (Tumen), an Nakdong rivers.[6] The river begins as twa smawer rivers in the eastren moontains o the Korean peninsula, which then converge near Seoul, the caipital o the kintra.

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  1. Presumed tae be a tranleeteratit form o auncient Korean, "Han garam" [the big river ; 한가람]
  2. Geumdae Peak (1,418.1m, Hangul금대봉; Hanja金臺峰; RRGeumdaebong)
  3. Dischairge average frae 2004 tae 2013.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 2013년 한국하천일람 (PDF) (in Korean). Han River Flood Control Office, Republic of Korea. 31 December 2012. pp. 23–24. Retrieved 3 July 2014.  Unkent parameter |trans_title= ignored (help); Freemit airtin in |publisher= (help)
  2. HRFCO 2012, pp. 82-83.
  3. HRFCO 2012, pp. 25, 28.
  4. 4.0 4.1 HRFCO 2012, pp. 22, 25, 33, 82-83.
  5. 2014년 1월 월간 수자원 현황 및 전망 (HWP) (in Korean). Han River Flood Control Office, Republic of Korea. 13 January 2014. p. 3. Retrieved 15 July 2014.  Unkent parameter |trans_title= ignored (help); Freemit airtin in |publisher= (help)
  6. Shin, Jung-il, "Historic River Flowing through the Korean Peninsula." Koreana (Summer, 2004), 6.

Coordinates: 37°45′N 126°11′E / 37.750°N 126.183°E / 37.750; 126.183