Wei River


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Wei River

 

a river in eastern China approximately 600 km long. It has its sources in the T’aihang Mountains and mainly flows in the northern part of the Great Chinese Plain. After its confluence with the Yungting River it becomes the Hai River, which flows into the Pohaiwan Gulf of the Yellow Sea. The lower reaches of the Wei River (from the city of Linch’ing) enter the system of the Grand Canal. The climate is mon-soon, and the river is used for irrigation and navigation. The cities of Hsinhsiang and T’ienchin are on the Wei River.


Wei River

 

a river in eastern China, a right tributary of the Huang River. The Wei River is approximately 790 km long, and it has a basin area of 134,000 sq km. It begins in the Lunghsi Mountains and mainly flows along the longitudinal hollow between the Pei Mountains and the Ch’inling range. The climate is monsoon, and the river is used for irrigation. The cities of Lunghsi, Kanku, T’ienshui, Paochi, and Hsienyang are located on the Wei River.

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The national scenic site and national 5A tourist attraction is located 120 km east of China's former ancient capital of Xi'an, south of the Wei River valley and Yellow River, and north of the Qinling Mountains.
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Every member of the delegation hailed from the city of Xian in the Shaanxi Province, a state located in the Wei River Valley of Northwest China.
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