Facts about the Yangtze River

facts of the Yangtze riverName: Offical name is the Yangtze River, other names including Yangtse River, Yangzi River, Yangtze Kiang or Changjiang. It's Chinese name is 长江, wichi means the long river in Chinese.

Length:6,300 km

Running through the provinces of: Qinghai, Tibet, Yunnan, Sichuan, Chongqing, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangxi, Anhui, Jiangsu, Shanghai.

Running through the cities of: Yibin, Luzhou, Chongqing, Wanzhou, Yichang, Jingzhou, Yueyang, Wuhan, Jiujiang, Anqing, Tongling, Wuhu, Nanjing, Zhenjiang, Nantong, Shanghai  

Source: Tanggula Mountains, Qinghai province.

Mouth: East China Sea, Jiangsu and Shanghai.

Basin Areas: 1,808,500 kilo square meter.

Discharge: Average discharage 30,166 m3/s, Maximun discharge 110,000 m3/s, minimum discharge: 2,000 m3/s