Taiyang River

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Taiyang River
Taiyang River in Wanning.jpg
Taiyang River in Wanning City.
Origin Hongding Mountain, Qiongzhong County, Hainan Province
Mouth South China Sea
Basin countries People's Republic of China
Length 75.7 km (47.0 mi)
Source elevation 875 m
Mouth elevation 0 m
Avg. discharge 20.6 m³/s
Basin area 592.51 km2 (228.77 sq mi)

The Taiyang River (Chinese: 太阳河; pinyin: Tàiyáng Hé) is a river in Hainan Island, China. It rises in Hongding Mountain of southeastern Qiongzhong County and flows eastward across the Wanning City to empty into the South China Sea. The river has a length of 75.7 km and drains an area of 592.51 square km.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Encyclopedia of rivers and lakes in China Section of Zhujiang River basin. Beijing: China WaterPower Press. 2013. ISBN 978-7-5170-0561-2.