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The Ruak River
Ruak River
(Thai: แม่น้ำรวก, RTGS: Maenam Ruak, pronounced [mɛ̂ː.náːm rûa̯k]; Lanna: ) is a right hand tributary of the Mekong. The mouth of the Ruak river is at the Thai- Burma
Burma
border opposite Laos, a spot known as the "Golden Triangle", a popular tourist destination.

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1 Course 2 See also 3 References 4 External links

Course[edit] The Ruak originates within the hills of the Daen Lao Range, Shan State (Burma), and becomes the boundary river between Thailand
Thailand
and Burma
Burma
at the confluence with the Mae Sai River
Mae Sai River
near the northernmost point of Thailand.[1] It then meanders eastwards until it empties into the Mekong
Mekong
River at Ban Sop Ruak, Tambon Wiang, Chiang Saen District, Chiang Rai Province. The boundary section of the river is 26.75 kilometres (16.62 mi) long. See also[edit]

Golden Triangle (Southeast Asia)

References[edit]

^ Confluence Ruak River
Ruak River
- Mekong
Mekong
River

External links[edit]

Some Selected Wetlands in the Mekong
Mekong
River Basin of Thailand Thai geography

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