Ziya River

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Ziya River(子牙河)
Ziya He
Country China
States Shanxi, Hebei, Tianjin
Source Wutai Mountains
Mouth Hai River and Bohai Sea
Length 730 km (454 mi)
Basin 78,700 km2 (30,386 sq mi)
Discharge
 - average 1 m3/s (35 cu ft/s)
Hai River Basin EN.svg
Ziya River in Hai River basin
Ziya River
Chinese 子牙
Literal meaning Ziya River

The Ziya River is one of the five major tributaries of Hai River system in northern China. The total length of Ziya River is 730 km (450 mi) and the size of its drainage basin is 78,700 square kilometers (30,400 sq mi). The discharge rate of Ziya River is about 1 m3/s.

Hai River river in the Peoples Republic of China

The Hai River, formerly known as the Peiho, Pei He or Pei Ho, is a Chinese river connecting Beijing to Tianjin and the Bohai Sea.

The Ziya River flows from Mount Wutai until it reaches the Hai River near Xian County. Notable tributaries of the Ziya include the Ming, the Hutuo, the Fuyang, and the Qingshui. It shares the same channel with the Hai near the Southern Canal. A new artificial channel was constructed to connect it to Bohai Sea near Tianjin under the name New Ziya River.

Mount Wutai mountain

Mount Wutai, also known by its Chinese name Wutaishan and as Mount Qingliang, is a sacred Buddhist site at the headwaters of the Qingshui in Shanxi Province, China. Its central area is surrounded by a cluster of flat-topped peaks roughly corresponding to the cardinal directions. The north peak is the highest and is also the highest point in northern China.

Xian County County in Hebei, Peoples Republic of China

Xian County or Xianxian is a county in the east of Hebei province of China. It is under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Cangzhou.

The Ming River, also formerly known as the Qin, Qianbu, and Nanyi River, is a tributary of the Ziya River in Hebei, China.

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