Taiyang River

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Taiyang River
Taiyang River in Wanning.jpg
Taiyang River in Wanning City.
Country People's Republic of China
Main source Hongding Mountain, Qiongzhong County, Hainan Province
875 m (2,871 ft)
River mouth South China Sea
0 m (0 ft)
Basin size 592.51 km2 (228.77 sq mi)
Physical characteristics
Length 75.7 km (47.0 mi)
  • Average rate:
    20.6 m3/s (730 cu ft/s)

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]


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