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Yangtze River

Yangtze River, or Chang River, China's longest river. It rises in the Kunlun Mountains of Tibet and flows 3,434 mi (5,526 km) into the East China Sea, draining an area (about 750,000 sq mi/1,942,500 sq km) that includes China's richest agricultural land along its lower reaches. Its main tributaries are the Min, Wu, and Han. It is navigable for oceangoing ships for some 600 mi (966 km), as far as Wuhan.

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