Tai, Lake geographical name
Lake, between Zhejiang and Jiangsu provinces, eastern China. Roughly crescent-shaped, it covers an area of 850 sq mi (2,200 sq km). It lies in a plain and is served by a maze of natural and man-made waterways, some dating from the 7th century AD. Several islands in the eastern section were traditionally famous Daoist and Buddhist religious sites. The area's great natural beauty attracts many tourists.
Variants of TAI, LAKE
Tai, Lake Chinese Tai Hu or T'ai Hu
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