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River of Asia

Asian Rivers are among the largest and most full-flowing rivers in the world. The total volume of water of all the rivers of Asia is the largest among all parts of the world. The peculiarity of the rivers of Asia is manifested in the fact that they get in all the oceans of our planet. In addition, rivers with 40% of the territory of Asia belong to the basin of internal drainage, i.e. not Viaduc in any ocean at all.

Most large rivers in Asia, Russia and China. In China, for example, is the longest river in Eurasia, the third river in the world by length – the Yangtze river. Its length is about 6300 km the Second longest river of Asia is in China is the yellow river. Its length is 5464 km In area of its basin the largest river of Asia is the Ob with the Irtysh, which is in Russia.

The largest rivers of internal drainage in Asia are the Amudarya and Syrdarya. They sarodist in the mountains, and then in the fertile plains of Central Asia are used for irrigation. Before they flowed into the Aral sea, but now they don’t have enough water and the Aral sea because of this gradually dries up. Also, big rivers internal drainage are of the ili river and the Tarim river.

To the basin of the Arctic ocean is part of a series of large rivers flowing through the territory of Russia – the Ob, Yenisei and Lena. The longest of them is the Lena originates in the mountains of the Baikal region and along its course it flows some 400 tributaries. In the lower course of the river width reaches 30 km and at its confluence into the ocean the river forms a Delta the size of Kyiv region! The Yenisei river is abounding in water river with rapid flow – on the Yenisei and its tributaries today built some of the largest power stations in the world.

The largest river basin of the Pacific ocean – Yangtze, Huang he, Amur. These rivers are fed mainly by monsoon rains (except for the Yangtze, which feeds the expense of the glaciers from the mountains) and exposed to floods and spills. For example, the Amur river during the autumn high water can be bottled at 10-20 km chirino.

Monsoon rains feed the river and the Indian ocean in the South and South-East Asia. The largest of these rivers – the Indus, the Ganges and the Brahmaputra. In the summer they are flowing, for them at this time, floods are frequent, and in winter almost dry.

Other rivers of the Indian ocean, located in the middle East – the Tigris and Euphrates rivers are fed by waters from the mountains.

River Atlantic ocean a few are small streams that flow into the Mediterranean and the Black sea.

The largest rivers of Asia are .

1. The Yangtze river (the river is 6300 km, the basin area – 1807 thousand km Flows through the territory of the following countries: China).

2. The yellow river (the river is 5464 km and basin area – 752 thousand km. Flows through the territory of the following countries: China

3. The Ob (with Irtysh river) (the river’s length is 5410 km, the basin area – 2990 thousand km Flows through the territory of the following countries: China, Kazakhstan, Russian Federation

4. The Mekong (the river is 4500 km, the basin area is 810 thousand km Flows through the territory of the following countries: China, Laos, Cambodia

5. Cupid (Argun river) (the river’s length is 4440 km the basin area – 1855 thousand km Flows through the territory of the following countries: China, Russian Federation

6. Lena (the length of the river – 4400 km, the basin area – 2490 thousand km. Flows through the territory of the following countries: Russian Federation

7. The Yenisei (with Bol.The Yenisei river) (the river’s length is 4092 km, the basin area – 2 580 thousand km Flows through the territory of the following countries: Russian Federation

8. Salween river (the river’s length is 3200 km. the basin area is 325 thousand km Flows through the territory of the following countries: China, Myanmar

9. The Indus (the river is 3180 km, the basin area is 980 thousand km Flows through the territory of the following countries: China, India, Pakistan

10. Euphrates (Murat) (the length of the river – 3 065 km, the basin area is 673 thousand km. Flows through the territory of the following countries: Turkey, Syria, Iraq

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