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Sai River (Thai: แม่สาย or แม่น้ำสาย; RTGS:  Mae Sai
Mae Sai
or Maenam Sai; Thai pronunciation: [mɛ̂ː.sǎːj / mɛ̂ː.náːm.sǎːj]), formerly known as the River of Lawa (Thai: แม่ละว้า; RTGS: Mae Lawa),[1] is a river that forms the natural border between Thailand
Thailand
and Myanmar
Myanmar
at Tachileik
Tachileik
and Mae Sai
Mae Sai
Districts. Mae Sai town, where the bridge crossing the international border is located, is named after this river. It is a tributary of the Ruak River, itself a tributary of the Mekong. Course[edit] The river has its sources in the Daen Lao Range, in Shan State, Myanmar. Then it flows southeastwards, bending eastwards at the feet of the northern end of the Doi Nang Non
Doi Nang Non
ridge before flowing through the Tachileik/ Mae Sai
Mae Sai
urban area, where there is a sign marking the northern most point of Thailand
Thailand
just east of the border-crossing bridge —at the meeting point of Thailand
Thailand
Route 1 and National Highway 4 (Burma)— over the river.[citation needed] Finally it flows northeastwards before joining the right side of the Ruak River, a tributary of the Mekong, less than 3 kilometres (2 mi) southeast of Tachileik
Tachileik
Airport.[2] References[edit]

^ Chotsukrat, Sa-nguan (2012). Prachum Tamnan Lanna Thai ประชุมตำนานล้านนาไทย [Collection of Thai Lanna Historical Archives] (in Thai). Nonthaburi: Si Panya. p. 112. ISBN 9786167146362.  ^ GoogleEarth

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