Wu River (Yuan River, north)

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Wu River (㵲水)
Wuyang River (㵲阳河)
Wushui River in Zhijiang County,China.jpg
Wushui River in Zhijiang County,Hunan
Country China
States Guizhou, Hunan
Part of Yuan River
Tributaries
 - left Longjiang River, Cheba River
 - right Liuzhai River
Cities Shibing County, Zhenyuan County, Yuping Dong Autonomous County, Xinhuang Dong Autonomous County, Zhijiang Dong Autonomous County, Huaihua, Zhongfang County, Hongjiang
Source Mount Foding
 - location Languan TownshipWeng'an County, Guizhou Province
Mouth Yuan River
 - location Hongjiang, Hunan Province
 - coordinates 27°11′25″N 109°48′43″E / 27.19028°N 109.81194°E / 27.19028; 109.81194Coordinates: 27°11′25″N 109°48′43″E / 27.19028°N 109.81194°E / 27.19028; 109.81194
Length 444 km (276 mi)
Basin 10,334 km2 (3,990 sq mi)
Discharge
 - average 180 m3/s (6,357 cu ft/s)
Encyclopedia of rivers and lakes in China Section of Changjiang basin. Beijing: China WaterPower Press. 2010. ISBN 978-7-5084-6512-8. 

The Wu River (Chinese: 㵲水or潕水; pinyin: Wǔ Shuǐ) is a left tributary of the Yuan River in south China. This upper stream is called Wuyang River (Chinese: 㵲阳河; pinyin: Wǔyáng Hé) in Guizhou Province; it rises on the western slopes of Mount Foding in the southeast of Weng'an County. The river runs eastward into Hunan Province and then is called the Wu River. It joins Yuan River at Hongjiang City. The river has a length of 444 kilometres (276 mi) and drains an area of 10,334 square kilometres (3,990 sq mi).[1]

Notes

  1. ^ Encyclopedia of rivers and lakes in China Section of Changjiang basin. Beijing: China WaterPower Press. 2010. ISBN 978-7-5084-6512-8. 
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