Results for: Mekong

How did the Mekong river get its name?

The word Mekong is derived from Thai and Lao words Mae Nam Khong.Mae means mother, and Nam means water, so it means Khong, themother of water. Khong is a derivative of the San (MORE)

How long is the mekong river in miles?

The Mekong River is the 10th longest river of the world. From its source in Mt. Jifu to the mouth in South China Sea, the length of the Mekong River is 4,909 km or 3,051 miles (MORE)

What is mekong?

A river of southeast Asia flowing about 4,183 km (2,600 mi) from southeast China to the South China Sea through a vast delta in southern Vietnam. The delta, a major rice-growi (MORE)

What the mekong river is used for?

The Mekong, like all large rivers, is vital to the commerce and fishing of the countries it flows through. Over 60 million people depend on the Mekong and its tributaries for (MORE)