Beinan River

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Beinan River
Beinan River.JPG
Native name卑南溪 (Chinese)
Location
CountryTaiwan
CityTaitung City
Physical characteristics
Source 
 • coordinates23°03′03″N 120°52′27″E / 23.05083°N 120.87417°E / 23.05083; 120.87417
 • elevation3,293 m (10,804 ft)
Mouth 
 • location
Pacific Ocean
 • coordinates
22°45′58″N 121°10′34″E / 22.76611°N 121.17611°E / 22.76611; 121.17611Coordinates: 22°45′58″N 121°10′34″E / 22.76611°N 121.17611°E / 22.76611; 121.17611
 • elevation
0 metres (0 ft)
Length84.35 km (52.41 mi)
Basin size1,603.21 km2 (619.00 sq mi)
Discharge 
 • average94.2 m3/s (3,330 cu ft/s)
 • maximum12,800 m3/s (450,000 cu ft/s)

The Beinan River (Chinese: 卑南溪; pinyin: Bēinán Xī; Wade–Giles: Pei1-nan2 Hsi1; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Pi-lâm-khe) is a river in Taiwan. It flows through Taitung County for 84 kilometers.[1][2]

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  1. ^ "Beinan River" (in Chinese). Water Resources Agency, Ministry of Economic Affairs. Archived from the original on 18 January 2005. Retrieved 1 April 2016.
  2. ^ "Geography & demographics". The Republic of China Yearbook 2015. Executive Yuan. 2015. pp. 40–53. ISBN 978-986-04-6013-1. Archived from the original on 2016-05-31. Retrieved 2016-05-01.