The Mekong or Mekong River is a trans-boundary river in East Asia and Southeast Asia. It is the world's twelfth-longest river and the third-longest in Asia with an estimated length of 4,909 km (3,050 mi) and a drainage area of 795,000 km 2 (307,000 sq mi), discharging 475 km 3 (114 cu mi) of water annually. Jun 23, 2021 · Learn about the Mekong River, the world's 12th longest river and Southeast Asia's longest river, covering 5,000 kilometers from its source in China to its mouth in Vietnam. Find out its name, course, geography, drainage basin, natural resources, and more. Jan 17, 2024 · Physical features. Mekong River delta, southern Vietnam. The Mekong River drains more than 313,000 square miles (810,000 square km) of land, stretching from the Plateau of Tibet to the South China Sea. Among Asian rivers, only the Yangtze and Ganges have larger minimum flows. Aliran sungai Mekong. Mekong ( bahasa Thai: แม่น้ำโขง ( pengucapan )) adalah salah satu sungai utama di dunia. Sungai Mekong merupakan sungai terpanjang ke-12 di dunia, dan ke-10 terbesar dalam volume (melepas 475 km³ air setiap tahunnya), dengan wilayah seluas 795.000 km². The Mekong Delta is by far Vietnam's most productive region in agriculture and aquaculture, while its role in industry and foreign direct investment (FDI) is much smaller. Agriculture. 2.6 million ha in the Mekong Delta are used for agriculture, which is one fourth of Vietnam's total. Explore the diverse and rich culture, landscape, and cuisine of the six countries in the Mekong region, from Thailand to Laos. Find travel news, tips, events, and updates on the Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office and its partners.