an-ch'ing

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an-ch'ing

city situated on the north bank of the Yangtze River (Chang Jiang) in southwestern Anhui sheng (province), China. Situated at a crossing place on the Yangtze, it commands the narrow section of the floodplain between the Dabie Mountains to the north and the Huang Mountains on the south bank, at the west end of the lower Yangtze Plain.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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