- IPA: /ˈjæŋ(t)si/
- The longest river in China that flows to the East China Sea north of Shanghai.
- It is not till the Yangtze reaches Sha-shih that its character completely changes. The first note of change is a great embankment, thirty feet high, which protects the region from inundation. Below Sha-shih the vast river becomes mixed up with a network of lakes and rivers, connected by canals, the area of the important Tungting Lake being over 2000 square miles.
- Aside from the Turfan depression in Hsin-chiang (Sinkiang) province, the hottest part of China lies in the middle and lower Yangtze Valley. Maximum temperatures of 43°-44°C (110°-112°F) have been recorded in Ch'ang-sha and Nan-ching.
- Early in the summer of 1127 the emperor was located near the city of Nan-ching just south of the Yangtze River.
- Chang Jiang, Ch'ang Chiang
- Blue River
- Long River
- French: Yangzi Jiang, Yangtsé, fleuve Bleu
- German: Jangtse
- Italian: Fiume Azzurro
- Portuguese: Yangtzé
- Russian: Янцзы́
- Spanish: Yangtsé