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Along the Salween river

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Along the Salween river

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The Salween river is one of Three parallel rivers area in South China. Is about 2,800 kilometres long and drainage area of 324,000 square kilometers. Flows from Tibetian plateau (called རྒྱལ་མོ་རྔུལ་ཆུ། Gyal-mo Ngul Chu in Tibetan, in Chinese Nujiang 怒江) to Myanmar and Thailand (call Salawin).


The Nujiang river origins in Tanggula Mountains, Tibet Autonomous Region. Flowing across the Tibet and Yunnan Province where makes the Chinese border into north-eastern Myanmar. Later form the Myanmar-Thailand boundary for about 120 kilometres (75 mi). In Thailand flow across Salween National Park and again enter Myanmar. Empties into the Andaman Sea of Indian Ocean at the Moulmein.


  • China
    • Fugong (副贡)
    • Liuku city (六库镇), Lushui county (泸水县)
  • Myanmar
  • Thailand


  • Bingzhongluo (丙中洛), Scenic area, First turn on Nu river
  • Maji village (马吉乡)
  • Lumadeng village (鹿马登乡)
  • Fugong (副贡)

Get in[edit]

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  • First turn on Nu river (怒江第一湾), Bingzhongluo Scenic area in north of Three Parallel Rivers National Park


Chinese part

  • Road S228, along the river from Liuku to Bingzhongluo northern
  • Road S230, along the river from Liuku to south
  • Crossing National road 56 (Hangrui Highway); going from Baoshan city, later connect to road G320

Stay safe[edit]

Get out[edit]

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