Chishui River (Shaanxi)


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The Chishui He ( Chinese赤水 河, Pinyin Chìshuǐ Hé, Rotwasser River ') is a tributary of the upper Yangtze River in the border area of southwest China's Guizhou and Sichuan, in which he leads in the area of Sichuan. It rises in the province of Yunnan in the area of the circle Zhenxiong, Heshui flows in Guizhou Province and empties into Hejiang in Sichuan Province in the Yangtze River.

Its length is 523 km, its catchment area is approximately 20,000 square kilometers. Its main tributaries are Erdao He (二 道 河), Tongzi He ( Chinese桐梓 河), Gulin He (古蔺 河), Datong He (大同 河) and Xishui He (习 水河).

Famous sites of Chinese liquor production are located on this river where Maotai (茅台酒), Xi (习 酒) and long are produced.

During the Long March, the river of the Chinese Red Army of workers and peasants was until March 1935 to throw off in January, repeatedly crossed (English: " Four Crossings of the Chishui River "). The site of four times crossing the river Chishui by the Red Army ( 1935) ( Hongjun Sidu Chishui Zhanyi Jiuzhi (红军 四渡赤水 战役 旧址) ) in Xishui ( Zunyi ), Guizhou, since 2006 is on the list of monuments of the People's Republic of China ( 6-1048 ).


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