Drainage of Southeast Asia. Mainland Southeast Asia is drained by five major river systems, which from west to east are the Irrawaddy, Salween, Chao Phraya, Mekong, and Red rivers. The three largest systems—the Irrawaddy, Salween, and Mekong—have their origins in the Plateau of Tibet.
What are the 3 most important rivers in Asia?
List of longest rivers of Asia
|1||Yangtze (Cháng Jiāng)||China|
|2||Yellow River (Huang He)||China|
|3||Mekong||China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam|
What are the three most important rivers found in South Asia?
The major rivers in South Asia are the Ganges, the Indus, and the Brahmaputra Rivers. The Ganges River flows across northern India into Bangladesh. The Brahmaputra flows through the Assam region of northeastern India and also into Bangladesh.
What is biggest river in the world?
- Nile: 4,132 miles.
- Amazon: 4,000 miles.
- Yangtze: 3,915 miles.
Which river is called King of waters?
Why is Amazon river called king of water
What is the 12 longest river in the world?
The 25 Longest Rivers in the World
|Number||River||Length in Miles|
|3.||Chang Jiang (Yangtze)||3,917 miles|
Which is the smallest river in Asia?
- Tamborasi River, in Southeast Sulawesi in Indonesia, approximately 20 meters long.
- Singapore River, 3.2 kilometers long.
- Pasig River, 25.2 kilometers long.