Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region

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General informationArea: 1.6 million square kmPopulation: 20.95 million (2007)Population % of Uygur 45%Capital City: UrumqiNationalities: Uygur (45%), Han (41%), Kazak (7%), Hui (5), Mongolian (0...

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Tibet Autonomous Region

Tibet Autonomous Region

Situated in the southwest China, Tibet Autonomous Region is the second largest subdivision of China. Tibet is named Xizang (西藏) in Chinese. The capital of Tibet is Lhasa. The major tourist attration of Tibet is Potala Palace. Read More

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Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region

Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region

Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region is situated in Northwest China. There are 30 nationalities of which Hui people accounts for 33.88%. With Yinchuan City as its capital the Region has two prefectures, two cities and 16 counties under its jurisdiction. Read More

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Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region

Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region

Inner Mongolia (内蒙古; Neimenggu) Autonomous Region is located in North China. Inner Mongolia shares an international border with the country of Mongolia (alternatively known as Outer Mongolia) and the Russian Federation. Its capital is Hohhot and the largest city is Baotou. Read More

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Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region

Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region

Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region(广西壮族自治区)with the capital Nanning is located in South China created specifically for the Zhuang minority. The abbreviation of the province is 桂 (Gui), which comes from the city of Guilin, the former capital and a major city in the autonomous region. Read More

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Chinese provinces: Zhejiang - Land of Fish and Rice

Chinese provinces: Zhejiang - Land of Fish and Rice

Zhejiang (浙江) with the capital Hangzhou lies in East China. Zhejiang is one of most developed provinces of China. Tourist attractions of Zhejiang include West Lake, Qiangdao Lake, Mount Putuo, etc. Read More

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Chinese Provinces: Yunnan - the natural and cultural paradise

Chinese Provinces: Yunnan - the natural and cultural paradise

Yunnan (云南) Province is located in the far southwest China. Major cities and tourist destinations in Yunnan are Kunming, the capital and Lijiang, Dali. Read More

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Chinese provinces: Sichuan - Land of Abundance

Chinese provinces: Sichuan - Land of Abundance

Sichuan province (四川) is a rich and beautiful place located in southwest China and is called Chuan or Shu for short. Major cities and Tourist attractions include Chengdu, the capital city and Mount Emei, Dujiangyan, Baodingshan sculptures, Leshan Giant Buddha, Jiuzhaigou. Read More

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Chinese Provinces: Shandong - pivotal cultural and religious site for Chinese confucianism

Chinese Provinces: Shandong - pivotal cultural and religious site for Chinese confucianism

Shandong (山东) Province is located in East China. The abbreviation for Shandong is Lu (鲁). Major cities: Jinan, Yantai, Qingdao. Tourist attractions: Confucius' Temple in Qufu, Mount Tai and Qingdao, a summer resort city. Read More

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Chinese Provinces in North China: Shanxi (山西) - Coal base of China

Chinese Provinces in North China: Shanxi (山西) - Coal base of China

Shanxi(Chinese: 山西) province is located in North China. Its one-character abbreviation is Jin (晋). Shanxi is the coal base of China. Tourist resorts include Jinci Temple, The Twin Pagoda in Taiyuan, Wutai Moutain etc. Read More

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Provinces of China: Shaanxi Province

Provinces of China: Shaanxi Province

Shaanxi (陕西) Province is located in the Northwest China. Shaanxi is considered one of the cradles of Chinese civilization. Places of Interests include the Huashan Mountain, Mausoleum of the First Emperor, The City Wall of Xi'an, The Terracotta Warriors, etc. Read More

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Chinese provinces: Qinghai

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Qinghai is located on the northeastern part of the Tibetan Plateau. The Yellow River, the Yangtze and the Mekong all originate in Qinghai Province. Places of interest include The Ta'er Lamasery, the Qinghai Lake, the Bird Island. Read More

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Chinese provinces: Liaoning - the birthplace of Manchuria

Chinese provinces: Liaoning - the birthplace of Manchuria

Liaoning 辽宁 province is located in Northeast China. As the birthplace for the Manchuria, Liaoning has relics and ruins of the Qing Dynasty. Important cities of Liaoning are Shenyang, Dalian, Anshan, Fushun and Dandong. Read More

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Chinese Provinces: Jilin - China's automobiles,train carriages manufacturing base

Chinese Provinces: Jilin - China's automobiles,train carriages manufacturing base

Jilin province 吉林省 is located in the Northeast China. Important cities are Changchun and Jilin. Places of interest include the Songhua River, Songhua Lake, the Celestial Lake at the Changbai Mountains bordering North Korea. Jilin is China's automobiles, train carriages manufacturing base. Read More

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Chinese provinces: Jiangxi - Famous for Poyang Lake - the largest freshwater lake of China

Chinese provinces: Jiangxi - Famous for Poyang Lake - the largest freshwater lake of China

Jiangxi Province 江西 belongs to East China. The major scenic spots include: Mount Lushan, Poyang Lake, and the cities of Nanchang, Jiujiang. Poyang Lake is the largest freshwater lake and Jingdezhen is the porcelain capital of China. Read More

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Chinese provinces: Jiangsu - China's second most prosperous province

Chinese provinces: Jiangsu - China's second most prosperous province

Jiangsu province 江苏 is situated on the lower reaches of the Yangtze River in East China. Jiangsu is a region known for its lakes and rivers, such as Taihu Lake, Xuanwu Lake, and Slim West Lake. The ancient Great Channel streches across Jiangsu. Read More

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Chinese Provinces: Hunan - the birth place of Mao Zedong

Chinese Provinces: Hunan - the birth place of Mao Zedong

Hunan province 湖南 is located in Central China and to the south Dongting Lake. Abbreviation of Hunan is Xiang after the Xiang River which runs through the province. Hunan prides itself on rich tourist resources including Wulinyuan, Zhangjiajie. Hunan is the birth place of Mao Zedong born. Read More

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Chinese provinces: Henan - Cradle of Chinese civilization

Chinese provinces: Henan - Cradle of Chinese civilization

Henan Province (河南) is located in Central China and on the southern lower reaches of the Huanghe River (Yellow River). As the cradle of Chinese civilization, Henan has many historical and cultural places including Luoyang, Kaifeng, Anyang, Zhengzhou, the Song Mountain, the Longmen Grottoes, etc. Read More

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Provinces of China: Hubei - land of thousand lakes and where the Three Gorges Dam is located

Provinces of China: Hubei - land of thousand lakes and where the Three Gorges Dam is located

Hubei province 湖北 is located in Central China and to the middle reaches of the Changjiang. Hubei has been called the land of thousand lakes and is where the Three Gorges is located. The capital city Wuhan on the Yangtze River is the transportation hub of China. Read More

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Chinese provinces: Heilongjiang - China's most northern province and key petroleum producer

Chinese provinces: Heilongjiang - China's most northern province and key petroleum producer

Heilongjiang province 黑龙江省 is located in the Northeast China. Heilongjiang is the Chinese name for the Amur River. Heilongjiang is China's most northern province and most important producer of petroleum and lumber. Important cities: Harbin, Daqing,Qiqihar, etc. Read More

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