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, Wanhsien, Wan-Hsien
an inland port in central China, in E Sichuan province, on the Yangtze River. Pop.: 1 963 000 (2005 est.)
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a city in China on the left bank of the Yangtze River in Szechwan Province. Population, 111,000 (1959). A highway connects Wanhsien with Chengtu. The city has paper, chemical, and leather industries and also produces tung oil. There is a hydroelectric power station nearby on the Jangtuho River.

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