city and river port, southeastern Anhui sheng (province), eastern China. Wuhu has long been a communication and strategic centre of some importance, being situated at the junction of the Yangtze River (Chang Jiang) with the Qingyi River to the south. The city is situated on the southeastern bank of the Yangtze, about 80 miles (130 km) upstream from Nanjing in Jiangsu province. Eastward from Wuhu the Yangtze delta consists predominantly of flatland, lakes, and canals
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