List of rivers of China

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This incomplete list of rivers that flow through China is organized according to the body of water into which each river empties, beginning with the Sea of Okhotsk in the northeast, moving clockwise on a map and ending with the Arctic Ocean.

Sea of OkhotskEdit

Amur River basin

Sea of JapanEdit

Bohai SeaEdit

Liao River Basin
Wei River Basin
Yellow River Basin

Yellow SeaEdit

Huai River basin

East China SeaEdit

Han River Basin of Hubei, southern Shaanxi and southwestern Henan
Jialing River Basin of Chongqing, eastern Sichuan and southern Gansu
Min River of central Sichuan
Yalong River of western Sichuan and southern Qinghai

Taiwan StraitEdit

South China SeaEdit

Pearl River Basin

From Hainan IslandEdit

Nandu River (map), Hainan Province

Andaman SeaEdit

Bay of BengalEdit

Map of the Ganges (yellow), Brahmaputra (violet), and Meghna (green) drainage basins.

Arabian SeaEdit

Arctic OceanEdit

Ob-Irtysh watershed

Endorheic basinsEdit

Dzungarian BasinEdit

Ili BasinEdit

Ili Basin

Juyan Lake BasinEdit

Lake AlakolEdit

Qaidam BasinEdit

Detailed US Army maps of Qaidam, c. 1975. (Names given in Wade-Giles romanization.)

Tarim BasinEdit

Tarim Basin


See alsoEdit


External linksEdit

  • Berman, Lex, ed. (2011). "China River Basins". WorldMap. Harvard University. Interactive map with China's river basins, showing river names in Chinese.
  • Table of rivers in China with Chinese names and useful data (dead link 01:15, 4 March 2013 (UTC))