Which Is the Longest River In China the Yangtze River or the Yellow River and How Long Is It?

The Yangtze River runs for about 3,955 miles (6,363 km), and is longer than the Yellow River, which is about 2,896 miles (4,660 km) long.

The Yangtze River is the world’s third longest river, after the Nile and the Amazon.

Also known as Chang Jiang, which means “The Long River”, the Yangtze River is the longest river in Asia.

It is also one of the biggest rivers by discharge volume in the world.

The Yellow River is the world’s seventh longest river.

Originating in the Bayan Har Mountains in Qinghai Province in western China, the Yellow River flows through nine provinces and empties into the Bohai Sea.

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