Hong River (Huai River)

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Hong River (洪河)
Hongru River, Ru River
Country China
States Henan, Anhui
Region Northern China and Eastern China
Part of Huai River watershed
 - location Near Wugang, Henan province, China
Mouth Huai River
 - location Near Funan County, Anhui Province, China
 - coordinates 32°24′36″N 115°32′52″E / 32.4099°N 115.5477°E / 32.4099; 115.5477Coordinates: 32°24′36″N 115°32′52″E / 32.4099°N 115.5477°E / 32.4099; 115.5477
Length 202.56 mi (326 km), Northwest-Southeast
Map showing the Hong River and Huai River

Hong River is a major tributary river of Huai River system. Its source is on the western slope of Dengtaijia Peak near the border between the city of Wugang and Biyang County of Henan province. If flows for about 326 kilometers before meeting the Huai River near the provincial border between Henan and Anhui provinces. The lower section of Hong River is also called Hongru River or Ru River. Suya Lake on Hong River is the largest reservoir on the plain in China.

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