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Hongjiang or Hungkiang (both: hōng-jyäng) [key], town (1994 est. pop. 55,900), SW Hunan prov., China, a port on the upper Yuan River. It is a regional trade center with a variety of light industries. The name sometimes appears as Hung-chiang.

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