hé river

Sounds same

hé (together) hé (grain) hé (what) hé (to close) hé (why)

Different tone

hē (drink)

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Pronunciation

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Provinces

河北 Hebei
河南 Henan

Cities

七台河 Qitaihe, Heilongjiang
漯河 Luohe, Henan
石河 Shihezi, Xinjiang

Proverbs

不到黄河不死心 bù dào Huáng hé bù sǐ xīn Keep going until you hit an insurmountable obstacle
常在河边走,哪能不湿鞋 cháng zài hé biān zǒu, nǎ néng bù shī xié People can't avoid the influence of the local environment
过河拆桥 guò hé chāi qiáo Not showing consideration for those who follow

Also

黄河 Huáng Hé Yellow River
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