Thái Bình River

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Thái Bình river (Vietnamese: Sông Thái Bình) is the name of the Thái Bình river system's main river in Northern Vietnam. This river system joining with Red River system have brought alluvium to create Red River Delta.

The Thái Bình river system is one of the two major river systems in the Red River Delta, Vietnam.. The system consists of 8 rivers flowing in northern Vietnam. This system joining with Red River system creates the Red River Delta.

The Red River system is a network of rivers surrounding the main river - Red River in North Vietnam. These branches of the system contribute to or receive water from Red River. Red River system, joining with the Thái Bình river system in the northeast, creates the Red River Delta - the second largest delta in Vietnam. Because of the close relation between Red River system and Thái Bình river system, the two system are known as the common name Red and Thai Binh rivers system. Alluvium of the Red River system creates the central and south Red River Delta. Two banks of the rivers are protected by a great dyke system.

Red River Delta River delta in Vietnam

The Red River Delta is the flat low-lying plain formed by the Red River and its distributaries merging with the Thái Binh River in northern Vietnam. The delta has the smallest area but highest population and population density of all regions. The region measuring some 15,000 square km is well protected by a network of dikes. It is an agriculturally rich area and densely populated. Most of the land is devoted to rice cultivation.

Thái Bình river starts in the area of Đồng Phúc commune, Yên Dũng District, Bắc Giang Province - where Thuong River and Cầu River join with each other. It then flows to Hải Dương Province and becomes the boundary between Bắc Giang and Hải Dương . After flowing through the area of Hải Dương, it enters Thái Bình Province and flows to the South China Sea at Ba Lat river mouth.

Đồng Phúc is a commune () and village in Yên Dũng District, Bắc Giang Province, which is part of northeastern Vietnam.

Yên Dũng is a rural district of Bắc Giang Province in the Northeast region of Vietnam. As of 2003 the district had a population of 162,497. The district covers an area of 213 km². The district capital lies at Neo. The district is divided into two townships, Neo (capital), and Tân Dân and communes:

  1. Đồng Phúc
  2. Đồng Việt
  3. Tư Mại
  4. Đức Giang
  5. Tiến Dũng
  6. Cảnh Thụy
  7. Lãng Sơn
  8. Trí Yên
  9. Lão Hộ
  10. Tân An
  11. Xuân Phú
  12. Tân Liễu
  13. Tiền Phong
  14. Yên Lư
  15. Hương Gián
  16. Quỳnh Sơn
  17. Nội Hoàng
  18. Nham Sơn
  19. Thắng Cương
Bắc Giang Province Province in Northeast, Vietnam

Bắc Giang is a province of Vietnam. It is located in the Northeast region of the country, being situated 50 kilometres (31 mi) to the east of Hanoi. The province covers an area of 3,827.45 square kilometres and, as of 2008, it had a population of 1,628,400.

The total length of the main river is about 100 km (62 mi)


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