Ziya River

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Ziya River (子牙河)
Ziya He
Country China
States Shanxi, Hebei, Tianjin
Source Wutai Mountains
Mouth Hai River and Bohai Sea
Length 730 km (454 mi)
Basin 78,700 km2 (30,386 sq mi)
Discharge
 - average 1 m3/s (35 cu ft/s)
Hai River Basin EN.svg
Ziya River in Hai River basin
Ziya River
Chinese 子牙
Literal meaning Ziya River

The Ziya River is one of the five major tributaries of Hai River system in northern China. The total length of Ziya River is 730 km (450 mi) and the size of its drainage basin is 78,700 square kilometers (30,400 sq mi). The discharge rate of Ziya River is about 1 m3/s.

The Ziya River flows from Mount Wutai until it reaches the Hai River near Xian County. Notable tributaries of the Ziya include the Ming, the Hutuo, the Fuyang, and the Qingshui. It shares the same channel with the Hai near the Southern Canal. A new artificial channel was constructed to connect it to Bohai Sea near Tianjin under the name New Ziya River.

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