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Wuhu

Wuhu (wō-hō) [key], city (1994 est. pop. 457,900), E central Anhui prov., China. It is a deepwater port on the Chang River, linked by rail with Nanjing and Shanghai. It is a commercial center, a major rice market, and the distribution and processing point for the agricultural products of the region. Paper, textile, and machine industries are dominant.

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