Yellow River, Chinese (Pinyin) Huang He or (Wade-Giles romanization) Huang Ho, also spelled Hwang Ho, English Yellow River, principal river of northern China, east-central and eastern Asia. The Yellow River is often called the cradle of Chinese civilization.
Where is the Hwang Ho river?
The Huang He is the world’s sixth-longest river at 3,395 miles. Its source is the Kunlun Mountains, in western China. Its mouth is the Gulf of Bohai.
|Mouth||Gulf of Bohai|
|Countries Flows Through||China|
|Major Cities Flows By/Through||Lanzhou, Kaifeng, Jinan|
Which are the tributaries of Hwang Ho?
Below are the list of tributaries of the Yellow River from its source to its mouth:
- White River – Wuding River.
- Black River – Fen River.
- Huang Shui – Wei River.
- Daxia River – Luo River.
- Tao River – Qin River.
- Zuli River – Dawen River.
- Qingshui River – Kuo River.
- Dahei River – Kuye River.
What is the meaning of Hwang Ho?
Definitions of Hwang Ho. a major river of Asia in northern China; flows generally eastward into the Yellow Sea; carries large quantities of yellow silt to its delta. synonyms: Huang He, Yellow River. example of: river. a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek)
Can you swim in the Yellow River?
Most of the Yellow River, the second-longest in China and the cradle of early Chinese civilisation, is so polluted it is not safe for drinking or swimming, Xinhua news agency said on Wednesday.