Hanyang

Hanyang (hän-yäng) [key], former city, now part (since 1950) of the Wuhan conurbation, E Hubei prov., China, on the right bank of the Han River at its junction with the Chang. It is a heavy industrial center. Hanyang was founded during the Sui dynasty (A.D. 581–618). It is linked by bridge with Hankou.

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