The Sarawak River flowing through Kuching city centre.
|- left||Sg. Sarawak Kiri|
|- right||Sg. Sarawak Kanan|
|Source||Upper Kapuas Range|
|- location||South China Sea, Malaysia|
|- elevation||0 m (0 ft)|
|Length||120 km (75 mi)|
|Basin||2,459 km2 (949 sq mi)|
The Sarawak River (Malay: Sungai Sarawak) is a river in Sarawak, Malaysia. It is an important source of water and transportation for the inhabitants in southwestern Sarawak. It is also used in water-related sport activities such as the annual Sarawak Regatta which attract tourists from all over the world.
The Astana, the official residence of the Yang di-Pertua Negeri Sarawak (Governor of Sarawak) and the New Sarawak State Legislative Assembly Building is located on the north bank of the river as well as Fort Margherita.
- MacKinnon K, Hatta G, Halim H, Mangalik A.1998. The ecology of Kalimantan. Oxford University Press, Australia.
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