Yalu River

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Yalu (Amnok)
Amrok or Amnok (압록강;鴨綠江)
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Location of the Yalu River
EtymologyManchu, "the boundary between two countries"
Native name
  • 鸭绿江  (Chinese)
  • ᠶᠠᠯᡠ ᡠᠯᠠ  (Manchu)
  • 압록강  (Korean)
Location
Countries China (PRC) and North Korea (PRK)
Provinces Jilin (PRC), Liaoning (PRC), Ryanggang (PRK), Chagang (PRK), North Pyongan (PRK), Sinuiju SAR (PRK)
Physical characteristics
SourceSouth of Heaven Lake, PRC-DPRK border, Paektu Mountain
  coordinates 41°58′8″N128°4′24″E / 41.96889°N 128.07333°E / 41.96889; 128.07333
Mouth Korea Bay
  coordinates
39°52′N124°19′E / 39.867°N 124.317°E / 39.867; 124.317 Coordinates: 39°52′N124°19′E / 39.867°N 124.317°E / 39.867; 124.317
Length790 km (490 mi)
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Yalu River
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese 绿