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Han River (Hanshui)
The HAN RIVER, also known by its Chinese names HANSHUI and HAN JIANG, is a left tributary of the Yangtze
Yangtze
in central China
China
. It has a length of 1,532 kilometers (952 mi) and is the longest tributary of the Yangtze
Yangtze
system. The river gave its name to the Han dynasty and, through it, to the Han Chinese , the dominant ethnicity in China
China
and the most populous ethnic group in the world. It is also the namesake of the city of Hanzhong on its upper course. CONTENTS * 1 Geography * 2 Hydroelectric Projects * 3 Culture * 4 See also * 5 Notes * 6 References GEOGRAPHYThe headwaters of the Han flow from Mount Bozhong in southwestern Shaanxi . The stream then travels east across the southern part of that province
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Hankou
Coordinates : 30°34′52″N 114°16′21″E / 30.581179°N 114.272597°E / 30.581179; 114.272597 Hankou 汉口市 City of China
China
1921–1949 → → → The map of Hankou
Hankou
(with the five foreign concessions), Hanyang, and Wuchang, as of 1915 HISTORY • Established 3 July 1921 • Disestablished 16 May 1949 TODAY PART OF Part of Wuhan
Wuhan
(Jiang\'an , Jianghan , "> CONTENTS* 1 History * 1.1 Revolutionary periods * 1.2 Foreign concessions period * 2 Modern status * 3 Media * 4 References * 5 Notes * 6 External links HISTORY THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS CHINESE TEXT. Without proper rendering support , you may see question marks, boxes, or other symbols instead of Chinese characters .The city's name literally means "Mouth of the Han", from its position at the confluence of the Han with the Yangtze River
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Wuhan
WUHAN ( ( listen )) is the capital of Hubei province, China, and is the most populous city in Central China . It lies in the eastern Jianghan Plain at the intersection of the middle reaches of the Yangtze and Han rivers. Arising out of the conglomeration of three cities, Wuchang , Hankou , and Hanyang , Wuhan is known as "Jiusheng Tongqu (the nine provinces' leading thoroughfare)"; it is a major transportation hub, with dozens of railways, roads and expressways passing through the city and connecting to other major cities. Because of its key role in domestic transportation, Wuhan was sometimes referred to as "the Chicago of China" by foreign sources. Holding sub-provincial status, Wuhan is recognized as the political, economic, financial, cultural, educational and transportation center of central China
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China
CHINA, officially the PEOPLE\'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA (PRC), is a unitary sovereign state in East Asia and the world\'s most populous country , with a population of over 1.381 billion . Covering approximately 9.6 million square kilometres (3.7 million square miles), it is the world's second-largest state by land area and third- or fourth-largest by total area . Governed by the Communist Party of China , it exercises jurisdiction over 22 provinces , five autonomous regions , four direct-controlled municipalities (Beijing, Tianjin , Shanghai , and Chongqing ) and the Special Administrative Regions Hong Kong and Macau , also claiming sovereignty over Taiwan . China is a great power and a major regional power within Asia, and has been characterized as a potential superpower
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Shaanxi
SHAANXI (Chinese : 陕西; pinyin : _Shǎnxī_) is a province of the People\'s Republic of China
China
. Officially part of the Northwest China region, it lies in central China, bordering the provinces of Shanxi (NE, E), Henan
Henan
(E), Hubei
Hubei
(SE), Chongqing
Chongqing
(S), Sichuan
Sichuan
(SW), Gansu (W), Ningxia
Ningxia
(NW), and Inner Mongolia
Inner Mongolia
(N). It covers an area of over 205,000 km2 (79,151 sq mi) with about 37 million people. Xi\'an —which includes the sites of the former Chinese capitals Fenghao
Fenghao
and Chang\'an —is the provincial capital. Xianyang
Xianyang
, which served as the Qin capital, is located nearby
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Hubei
HUBEI (Chinese : 湖北) is a province of the People\'s Republic of China
China
, located in the Central China region. The name of the province means "north of the lake", referring to its position north of Dongting Lake . The provincial capital is Wuhan
Wuhan
, a major transportation thoroughfare and the political, cultural, and economic hub of Central China. Hubei
Hubei
is officially abbreviated to "鄂" (_È_), an ancient name associated with the eastern part of the province since the Qin dynasty , while a popular name for Hubei
Hubei
is "楚" (_Chǔ_), after the powerful State of Chu
State of Chu
that existed here during the Eastern Zhou dynasty
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Yangtze River
The YANGTZE (English: /ˈjæŋtsi/ or /ˈjɑːŋtsi/ ), known in China as the CHáNG JIāNG ( listen ; literally: "Long River") or the YáNGZǐ JIāNG ( listen ), is the longest river in Asia and the third-longest in the world. The river is the longest in the world to flow entirely within one country. It drains one-fifth of the land area of the People\'s Republic of China (PRC) and its river basin is home to one-third of the country\'s population . The Yangtze is the sixth-largest river by discharge volume in the world . The Yangtze plays a large role in the history , culture and economy of China . The prosperous Yangtze River Delta generates as much as 20% of the PRC\'s GDP
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Dan River (Shaanxi)
The DAN RIVER (Chinese : 丹江; pinyin : Dān Jiāng), formerly known as the Dan Shui (丹水) or 800 Li Black River (八百里黑江), is a river located in Shaanxi province in the People\'s Republic of China
Republic of China
. The longest tributary of the Han River , the Dan rises at Heilongkou (黑龙口) in the Qin Mountains of Shaanxi province then flows south east through Shangluo City, Danfeng County , Shangnan County and Xichuan County , Henan province before joining the Han River at Danjiangkou , Hubei province
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Fushui River
The FUSHUI RIVER (富水) is a river flowing through Tongshan and Yangxin Counties in the south-eastern part of Hubei
Hubei
province, People's Republic of China. The river is 196 kilometres (122 mi) long. It originates in the Mufu Mountains , flows in the general eastern direction, and discharges into the Yangtze River near Fuchi Town, Yangxin County (29°51′38″N 115°26′28″E / 29.86056°N 115.44111°E / 29.86056; 115.44111 Coordinates : 29°51′38″N 115°26′28″E / 29.86056°N 115.44111°E / 29.86056; 115.44111 ). There are a number of dams on the river and its tributaries. The most major or them, the Fushui Dam (富水大坝; 29°41′26″N 114°53′17″E / 29.69056°N 114.88806°E / 29.69056; 114.88806 ) is located in Yangxin County just east of the Tongshan County's county line. The dam creates a fairly large Fushui Reservoir (富水水库)
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Du River
The DU is a river mainly in northwestern Hubei Province
Hubei Province
, China
China
with sources in Shaanxi Province . It is the principal right-bank tributary of the Han River . It is interrupted by the Pankou and Huanglongtan Dams . REFERENCES * ^ "About Zhushan urban master plan revision" (in Chinese). Housing Construction Bureau. 6 July 2013. Archived from the original on 14 July 2014. Retrieved 6 July 2014
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Chi River (Hanshui)
The CHI RIVER (Chinese : 池河; pinyin : Chí Hé) is a Chinese river that is tributary to the Hanshui , or Han River, which ultimately flows into the Yangtze
Yangtze
. Its total length is 114 kilometres (71 mi) and drains an area of 1,033 square kilometres (399 sq mi). The difference in elevation between its source and mouth is 1,914 metres (6,280 ft). NOTES * ^ 王杰等主编 (Wang Jiedeng), ed. (1997). 长江大辞典 (Dictionary of the Yangtze) (in Chinese). Wuhan: 武汉出版社 (Wuhan Press). ISBN 978-7-5430-1615-6 . This Shaanxi location article is a stub . You can help by expanding it . * v * t * e This article related to a river in China is a stub . You can help by expanding it . * v * t * e Retrieved from "https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Chi_River_(Hanshui) additional terms may apply
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Muma River
The MUMA RIVER (MUMA HE 牧马河) is a right tributary of the Han River in the Yangtze river basin of northern China. It has a length of 128 kilometres (80 mi) and a drainage area of 2,782 square kilometres (1,074 sq mi). It originates in and flows entirely within Xixiang County of Shaanxi Province . The annual average flow is 45 cubic metres per second (1,600 cu ft/s). It has a natural drop of 1,613 metres (5,292 ft) and water reserves of 90,000 kilowatts. It arises near the border with Sichuan Province
Sichuan Province
at 32°45′23″N 107°22′15″E / 32.75639°N 107.37083°E / 32.75639; 107.37083 , flows northwest and debouches into the Han River at 33°05′47″N 107°56′51″E / 33.09639°N 107.94750°E / 33.09639; 107.94750 Coordinates : 33°05′47″N 107°56′51″E / 33.09639°N 107.94750°E / 33.09639; 107.94750
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Hanzhong
HANZHONG (simplified Chinese : 汉中; traditional Chinese : 漢中; pinyin : Hànzhōng, lit. "middle of the Han River") is a prefecture-level city in southwest Shaanxi
Shaanxi
province . It is known as China's charm city. CONTENTS * 1 Introduction * 2 History * 2.1 Pre- Qin dynasty
Qin dynasty
(before 220 BC) * 2.2 Qin and Han dynasties (220 BC - 200 AD) * 2.3 Tang, Song, and Yuan dynasties (618-1368) * 2.4 Ming and Qing dynasties, and the present (1368-present) * 3 Administration * 4 Economy * 4.1 Military industry * 5 Geography * 5.1 Climate * 5.2 Cityscape * 6 Transport * 7 Education * 8 Sights * 9 See also * 10 Notes and references * 11 External links INTRODUCTION Bao River (褒河) Hanzhong
Hanzhong
is located at the nowadays headwater of the Han River , the largest tributary of the Yangtze River
Yangtze River

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Ankang
ANKANG (Chinese : 安康; pinyin : Ānkāng) is a prefecture -level city in southern Shaanxi Province in the People\'s Republic of China . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Culture * 3 Subdivision * 4 Tourism resources * 5 Biological Resources * 6 Water resources * 7 Transportation * 8 Geography * 8.1 Climate * 9 Mineral Resources * 10 Industrial Development * 11 References * 11.1 Citations * 11.2 Bibliography * 12 External links HISTORYThe settlement of Ankang
Ankang
dates to the Stone Age , and its recorded history dates back more than 3000 years. The settlement was originally known as XICHENG. Ankang
Ankang
County was established in 1st Taikang year of the Western Jin Dynasty (AD 280). It later formed part of the Eastern Liang Prefecture , which was reorganized into the Jin Prefecture in the 3rd Feidi year of the Western Wei (AD 554)
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Shiyan
442000 (Urban center) 442100-442300, 442500-442700 (Other areas) AREA CODE(S) 719 LICENSE PLATE 鄂CCamphor Laurel Cinnamomum camphora L. Sieb. Southern magnolia Magnolia grandiflora L.Blossom of pomegranate Punica granatum L. Chinese Rose Rosa chinensis SHIYAN (Chinese : 十堰; pinyin : _Shíyàn_) is a prefecture-level city in northwestern Hubei
Hubei
province, China
China
, bordering Henan to the northeast, Chongqing
Chongqing
to the southwest, and Shaanxi
Shaanxi
to the north and west. At the 2010 census, its population was 3,340,841 of whom 767,920 lived in the built-up (_or metro_) area ade of Maojian and Zhangwan urban districts on 1,193 square kilometres (461 square miles). In 2007, the city was named China's top ten livable cities by Chinese Cities Brand Value Report, which was released at 2007 Beijing Summit of China
China
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Xiangyang
XIANGYANG (simplified Chinese : 襄阳; traditional Chinese : 襄陽) is a prefecture-level city in northwestern Hubei
Hubei
province, People's Republic of China. It was known as XIANGFAN (Chinese: 襄樊) until December 2, 2010. Xiangyang
Xiangyang
is divided by the Han River, which runs through its heart and divides the city north-south. The city itself is an incorporation of two once separate, ancient cities: Fancheng and Xiangzhou . What remains of old Xianyang is located south of the Han River and contains one of the oldest still-intact city walls in China while Fancheng was located to the north of the Han River. Both cities served prominent historical roles in both the Ancient and Pre-Modern Periods of Chinese history. Today