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Mekong River
Megaung Myit (မဲခေါင်မြစ်), แม่น้ำโขง (Maenam Khong), ແມ່ນ້ຳຂອງ, Mékôngk, Tonle Thom (ទន្លេដ៏ធំ, ទន្លេមេគង្គ), Cửu Long (九龍), Mê Kông, 湄公 (Méigōng)
Mekong River (Luang Prabang).jpg
A view o the Mekong River at Luang Prabang in Laos
Kintras China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam
Tributaries
 - left Nam Khan, Tha, Nam Ou
 - right Mun, Tonle Sap, Kok, Ruak
Soorce Lasagongma Spring
 - location Mt. Guozongmucha, Zadoi, Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefectur, Qinghai, Cheenae
 - elevation 5,224 m (17,139 ft)
 - coordinates 33°42.5′N 94°41.7′E / 33.7083°N 94.6950°E / 33.7083; 94.6950
Mooth Mekong Delta
 - elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Lenth 4,350 km (2,703 mi)
Basin 795,000 km2 (307,000 sq mi)
Discharge for Sooth Cheenae Sea
 - average 16,000 m3/s (570,000 cu ft/s)
 - max 39,000 m3/s (1,400,000 cu ft/s)
Protection Status
Offeecial name Middle Stretches o the Mekong River north o Stoeng Treng
Designatit Juin 23, 1999[1]
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Mekongbasin.jpg
Tributaries o the Mekong

The Mekong is a trans-boondary river in Sootheast Asie. It is the warld's 12t-langest river[2] an the 7t-langest in Asie. Its estimatit lenth is 4,350 km (2,703 mi),[2] an it drains an aurie o 795,000 km2 (307,000 sq mi), dischairgin 475 km3 (114 cu mi) o watter annually.[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Ramsar List". Ramsar.org. Archived frae the oreeginal on 9 Aprile 2013. Retrieved 12 Aprile 2013. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 S. Liu; P. Lu; D. Liu; P. Jin; W. Wang (2009). "Pinpointing source and measuring the lengths of the principal rivers of the world". International Journal of Digital Earth. 2 (1): 80–87. doi:10.1080/17538940902746082. 
  3. Mekong River Commission (2010). "State of the Basin Report, 2010" (PDF). MRC, Vientiane, Laos.