Top 10 Facts about The Yangtze River


Top 10 Facts about the Yangtze River. Number 1 The Yangtze being a whopping 6300km
long, is China’s longest River and the third longest river in THE WORLD after the River
Nile and The River Amazon. Number 2, the Yangtze may be the third longest
river in the world but it’s the largest river in Asia. Number 3, the Yangtze River is the world’s
busiest inland waterway with cruise ships, ferries, and freighters, moving around day
and night. Number 4, the Yangtze River has over 700 Tributaries. Number 5, 1.3 million people were forced to
relocate during the construction of the three Gorges Dam. Number 6, the Yangtze River Basin produces
70% of the rice needed in China. Number 7, the drainage basin of the Yangtze
covers 20% of China. Number 8, in 1954, the Yangtze river flooded
and killed around 30,000 people. Number 9, there are more than 50 bridges spanning
the Yangtze River and all of them have been built after 1955. Number 10, the Yangtze River’s source is glaciers
on the Tan Gu Lan Mountain range. THANK YOU FOR WATCHING! and don’t forget to
check out some of our other videos about Rivers

13 thoughts on “Top 10 Facts about The Yangtze River

  1. You forgot one important thing about this river … This river is the only place where the Chinese dolphins exists .. however the last sighting of this creature was back in 2002 and is now extinct …

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