Jiao River (Zhejiang)

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Jiao River
Ling River
灵江.JPG
The Ling River in Linhai, next to the city wall
Native name椒江
Location
CountryChina
RegionZhejiang Province

The Jiao River (Chinese: 椒江; pinyin: Jiāojiāng) is a river in Zhejiang Province, China. Its upper stretches are called Yong'an Brook (永安溪) and Ling River (灵江). It flows into the Taizhou Bay, Yueqing Bay and Sanmen Bay of the East China Sea at the Port of Taizhou, a natural seaport on the coast of the prefectural-level city of Taizhou.[1]

This 198 kilometres (123 mi) long river drains 6,519 square kilometres (2,517 sq mi).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-01-16. Retrieved 2014-03-28.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ Li, Yan; Wolanski, Eric; Xie Qinchun. 1993. Coagulation and Settling of Suspended Sediment in the Jiaojiang River Estuary, China. Australian Institute of Marine Science's Journal of Coastal Research 9(2):390-402.

Coordinates: 28°40′40″N 121°31′37″E / 28.6778°N 121.5269°E / 28.6778; 121.5269