Yuan River


Yuan River

The Yuan River (zh-cp|c=沅江|p="Yuánjiāng" or Chinese: 沅水; pinyin: "Yuánshuǐ") is one of the four largest rivers in Hunan province in southeast-central China, and is a tributary of Yangtze River.

It is 864 km (537 miles) long and rises in Guizhou province in the Miao Mountains near Tu-yün and is navigable. The upper stream is called the Lung-t'ou River, and downstream it is called the Ch'ing-shui River. It becomes the Yüan River after its confluence with its northern tributary, the Wu River.

Location coordinates: coord|28|25|37|N|110|22|49|E|


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