The Mekong River is one of the major rivers in the world. From the Tibetan Plateau it runs through Yunnan province (China), Burma, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam.

Connected Sites

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Luang Prabang
Qinghai Hoh Xil The Sanjiangyuan National Nature Reserve, ... contains the headwaters of the Yellow River, Yangtze River, and Mekong River.(wiki)
Three parallel rivers of Yunnan
Vat Phou Vat Phou


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  1. Not be "self evident"
  2. Link at least 3 different sites
  3. Not duplicate or merely subdivide the "Category" assignment already identified on this site.
  4. Add some knowledge or insight (whether significant or trivial!) about WHS for the users of this site
  5. Be explained, with reference to a source