Yangtze Three Gorges

The Yangtze Three Gorges

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The Three Gorges (Qutang Gorge, Xiling Gorge and Xiling Gorge) region is a scenic area along the Yangtze River in the Hubei province of the People's Republic of China with a total length of approximately 200 km. The Three Gorges occupy approximately 120 km within this region. Although it is primarily famous for its scenery, the Three Gorges region is historically and culturally an important region in China. A representation of the westernmost gorge appears on China's currency in the back of the paper 10 yuan note. The Three Gorges region is located along the Yangtze River between the cities of Fengjie and Yichang in Chongqing municipality and Hubei province.The Three Gorges region attracted attention globally due to the construction of the Three Gorges Dam, which is changing the scenery of the region.