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Gianh river

Vietnam travel: The sacred rivers

Vietnam has large and small rivers to 2360 with a length of up to 42.000km, cuddling and nurturing life of Vietnamese a thousand lives.

1.Red river

Red River or The river is also called, is the mother river of the Vietnam. 1149 km long river, which flows on Vietnam soil 510km long, meandering silt for 9 provinces and cities. Song rooted row Son Nhi, China, runs along the border of Vietnam – China is starting 80km branch of Vietnam. First point of contact of the Red River to Vietnam territory is located in A Mu Sung communes (districts Bat Attack), flowing prose, through the capital Hanoi east before emptying into the South China Sea at the mouth of the coastal Ba Lat the boundary between the two provinces of Thai Binh and Nam Dinh. All so “dragon book sitting tiger” direction “based mountain river view”, “wide terrain and by land, high but transient” of the Red River Delta that King Ly Cong Uan to decide to build this place into “the capital’s most kingly ever”. For henceforth, Hanoi Capital acted as the country, while the Red River became legendary river, the mother river of the people of Vietnam.

The Red river

The Red river

2.Songda

Songda is the largest tributary of the Red River, longer than 900km, originating from Yunnan Province, China and then flows from the Northwest – Southeast and entered the Red River in Phu Tho. Thai people called the river Nam Te, meaning large flood flows. So called because of its closed river sections separation between high vertical cliffs, river and forest of dark blue color, and each winds through the canyon, paddy into the water that splashed water data as in custom pen embellished by writer Nguyen Tuan: “Water ice bucket, ice bucket waves, wind waves shove, billowing winds smashed gun throughout the year”.

Songda

Songda

3. Bach Dang River

Bach Dang river is the river Van Cu brand, located in Thai Binh river system, is a river flowing between Quang Yen town (Quang Ninh) and Thuy Nguyen (Hai Phong), a Halong Bay, about 40 kilometers Luc door . Song associated with fluid retention history of our nation before the Northern invaders mighty. Over a thousand generations, still murmuring river tells the story of three naval battle of Bach Dang Vietnamese land where the heroes buried dreams of enemies invading the North. That is the battle of the generals Ngo Quyen in 938, General Le Dai Hanh 981 years and culminating victory of Bach Dang Tran Hung Dao in 1288 against the Mongol invaders, confirming the strength of the military inexorably Great People Vietnam.

Bach Dang river

Bach Dang river

4. Gianh river

Gianh River is the largest river flowing in the province of Quang Binh, originating from mountainous areas along tall 2.017m She Pi of the Annamite Mountains, flows through the territory of the districts of Minh Hoa and Tuyen Hoa, Quang Trach, Bo Trach to doors, into the sea in Gianh. The river is the historic symbol of a clash between two parts of the country for half a century (1627-1672) between the Trinh and the Nguyen, in order then divided North and Tonkin (1570 – 1786), the place witnessed the disastrous war, and the fratricide boundaries during 200 years.

Gianh river

Gianh river

5. Mekong river

The Mekong River is the common name for the distributary of the Mekong River flows on the territory of Vietnam. Starting in China, to Phnom Penh, the stretch of Mekong university is divided into two branches: the right is the Bassac River (to Vietnam called Hau Giang and Hau river) and left the Mekong River (to Vietnam called Tien Giang and Tien River), both of which flow into the delta region in southern vast Vietnam, a long river about 220 – 250km, then by nine gates, into the sea.

Mekong river

Mekong river