Bei River (北江; literally "The North River"; pinyin: Běi Jiāng; wade-giles: Pei3 Chiang1; jyutping: Bak1 Gong1, literally "North River") is the northern tributary of the Pearl River in southern China. The other two main tributaries of the Pearl River are the Xi Jiang and the Dong Jiang.

Bei River
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Physical characteristics
Length633 km (393 mi)
 • average1,216 cubic metres per second (42,900 cu ft/s)[1]
Basin features
River systemPearl
 • leftWengjiang
 • rightWujiang, Lianjiang, Suijiang

The Bei River is 633 km (393 mi) long, and is located in northern Guangdong.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Chapter 5: Plate D-6 —". Archived from the original on 2013-02-03. Retrieved 2010-10-22.

Coordinates: 23°08′43″N 112°48′54″E / 23.14528°N 112.81500°E / 23.14528; 112.81500