Mugua River

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Mugua River
Mugua River , Hualien.JPG
Mugua River
Map showing the confluence of Mugua and Hualien Rivers
Map showing the confluence of Mugua and Hualien Rivers
Mugua River in Taiwan
Native name 木瓜溪
Country Taiwan
Physical characteristics
Main source Central Mountain Range
River mouth Hualien River
23°54′54″N 121°35′24″E / 23.915°N 121.590°E / 23.915; 121.590Coordinates: 23°54′54″N 121°35′24″E / 23.915°N 121.590°E / 23.915; 121.590
Length 41.78 km (25.96 mi)
Discharge
  • Maximum rate:
    6,300 m3/s (220,000 cu ft/s)
Basin features
River system Hualien River basin
Basin size 468.21 km2 (180.78 sq mi)

The Mugua River, also spelled Mukua River, (Chinese: 木瓜溪; pinyin: Mùguā Xī; Wade–Giles: Mu4-kua1 Hsi1; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Bo̍k-koe-khe; literally: "Papaya River") is a tributary of the Hualien River in Taiwan.[1][2] It flows through Hualien County for 42 km before joining the Hualien River in Ji'an, Hualien.[3]

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  1. ^ "GeoNames Search". Geographic Names Database. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, USA. Retrieved 6 May 2016. 
  2. ^ "Hualian River" (in Chinese). Water Resources Agency, Ministry of Economic Affairs. Archived from the original on 15 April 2016. Retrieved 1 May 2016. 
  3. ^ "Hualien River basin". River System Introduction (in Chinese). The Ninth River Management Office, Water Resources Agency, Ministry of Economic Affairs. Archived from the original on 5 March 2016. Retrieved 6 May 2016.