Irrawaddy River

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Irrawaddy (ဧရာဝတီမြစ်)
Ayeyarwady
River
Sagaing3.jpg
The new Irrawaddy Brig at Sagaing, Ava Brig behind
Kintra Burma
Tributaries
 - left Chindwin, Mu
 - right Myitnge
Ceeties Myitkyina, Mandalay, Bhamo
Soorce Mali River[1]
 - coordinates 28°22′0″N 97°23′0″E / 28.36667°N 97.38333°E / 28.36667; 97.38333
Seicontar soorce N'Mai River
 - coordinates 28°4′0″N 98°8′0″E / 28.06667°N 98.13333°E / 28.06667; 98.13333
Soorce confluence
 - location Damphet, Kachin State
 - elevation 147 m (482 ft)
 - coordinates 25°42′0″N 97°30′0″E / 25.70000°N 97.50000°E / 25.70000; 97.50000
Mooth Andaman Sea
 - location Ale-ywa, Ayeyarwady Diveesion, Burma
 - elevation 0 m (0 ft)
 - coordinates 15°51′19″N 95°14′27″E / 15.85528°N 95.24083°E / 15.85528; 95.24083Coordinates: 15°51′19″N 95°14′27″E / 15.85528°N 95.24083°E / 15.85528; 95.24083
Lenth 2,170 km (1,348 mi)
Basin 413,710 km2 (159,734 sq mi)
Discharge
 - average 13,000 m3/s (459,091 cu ft/s)
 - max 32,600 m3/s (1,151,258 cu ft/s)
 - min 2,300 m3/s (81,224 cu ft/s)
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Coorse, wattershed, ceeties an major tributaries o the Irrawaddy River

The Irrawaddy River or Ayeyarwady River (Burmese: ဧရာဝတီမြစ်; MLCTS: erawa.ti mrac, pronounced: [ʔèjàwədì mjɪʔ], an aa spelt Ayeyarwaddy) is a river that flows frae north tae sooth throu Myanmar.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. James R Penn (2001) Rivers of the World. Santa Barbara, Calif. [u.a.] ABC-Clio ISBN 1-57607-042-5, ISBN 978-1-57607-042-0. Page 115 paragraph 2, retrieved July 16, 2009