Yeongsan River

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Not to be confused with Hyeongsan River.
Yeongsan (영산강)
River
Korea-Damyang-Yeongsan River at Sunset-01.jpg
Yeongsan River flowing through Damyang
Country South Korea
Provinces South Jeolla, Gwangju
Parts Bukhacheon, Hwangnyong River
Tributaries
 - left Jiseokcheon
 - right Hwangnyong River, Gomagwoncheon, Hampyeongcheon
Source Bukhacheon, a tributary of Hwangnyong River
 - location Byeongpung Mountain, Damyang, South Jeolla [a][1]
Mouth Yellow Sea
 - location Esturay Bank, Yeongam, South Jeolla [2]
Length 129 km (80 mi) [2]
Basin 3,467 km2 (1,339 sq mi) [2]
Discharge for Naju Bridge, Naju
 - average 48 m3/s (1,695 cu ft/s) [b][3]
Yeongsan River
Hangul
Hanja
Revised Romanization Yeongsan-gang
McCune–Reischauer Yŏngsan'gang

The Yeongsan River is a river in south-western South Korea. It has a length of 129.50 km, and covers an area of 3,467.83 km2. It runs through Damyang, Naju, Gwangju and other regions and eventually flows into the Yellow Sea at Yeongam through the estuary bank.

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  1. ^ Byeongpung Mountain (822.2m, Hangul: 병풍산; hanja: 屛風山; RR: Byeongpungsan)
  2. ^ Discharge average from 2004 to 2013.

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Coordinates: 34°46′N 126°21′E / 34.767°N 126.350°E / 34.767; 126.350