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Hangzhou
Hangzhou
Bay, or the Bay of Hangzhou
Hangzhou
(simplified Chinese: 杭州湾; traditional Chinese: 杭州灣; pinyin: Hángzhōu Wān; Hangzhou
Hangzhou
Wu: Han-tsei uae), is an inlet of the East China
China
Sea, bordered by the province of Zhejiang
Zhejiang
and the municipality of Shanghai. The Qiantang River flows into the bay. It lies south of Shanghai, and ends at the city of Hangzhou. Hangzhou Bay contains many small islands collectively called the Zhoushan Islands. The bay is known for hosting the world's largest tidal bore, up to 9 metres (30 ft) high, and traveling up to 40 km (25 mi) per hour. The bay is spanned by the Hangzhou
Hangzhou
Bay Bridge, which was linked up on June 14, 2007 and opened on 1 May, 2008. The then second-longest bridge in the world, it cuts the trip between eastern Zhejiang
Zhejiang
and Shanghai
Shanghai
from 400 to 80 kilometres (250 to 50 miles). The entire bay area is shallow at less than 15 meters depth. See also[edit]

Kalpasar Project Saemangeum Seawall

External links[edit]

Zhejiang.gov.cn

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Coordinates: 30°17′07″N 120°55′26″E / 30.2852°N 120.924°E / 30.2852; 120.924

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