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General informationArea: 35,980 km2 Population: 23,046,177 (as of 2009)Capital City: TaipeiNationalities: Han (97%), and Gaoshan (3%)Coastline : 1,566 kilometers .GDP (PPP): $695.388 billion (2007...

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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

China Territory | Nov 10, 2010 AM | Related China Facts:Chinese provinces

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

China Territory | Nov 8, 2010 AM | Related China Facts:Chinese provinces

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

China Territory | Nov 8, 2010 AM | Related China Facts:Chinese provinces

Chinese provinces: Qinghai

Chinese provinces: Qinghai

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

China Territory | Nov 7, 2010 AM | Related China Facts:Chinese provinces

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

China Territory | Nov 7, 2010 AM | Related China Facts:Chinese provinces

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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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

China Territory | Nov 6, 2010 PM | Related China Facts:Chinese provinces

Provinces of China: Hebei - the Province surrounding Beijing and Tianjin municipalities

Provinces of China: Hebei - the Province surrounding Beijing and Tianjin municipalities

Hebei Province 河北 is located in North China. Major cities: Shijiazhuang, Tangshan, Handan, Zhangjiakou, Chengde, Qinhuangdao, Baoding. Places of interest include Shanhai Pass, Beidaihe Beach, Chengde imperial summer resort, Eastern Imperial Tombs, etc. Read More

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Provinces of China: Guizhou - Manufacturing place of Maotai, the most famous Chinese liquor

Provinces of China: Guizhou - Manufacturing place of Maotai, the most famous Chinese liquor

Guizhou province (Chinese:贵州) is situated in southwest China. Guizhou is one of the poorest provinces of China. Guizhou is more famous for its liquor brand - Maotai. Places of interest include Huangguoshu Falls, Hongfeng Lake, etc. Read More

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Provinces of China: Guangdong - the most prosperous province of China

Provinces of China: Guangdong - the most prosperous province of China

Guangdong Province 广东省 is situated in South China. The provincial capital Guangzhou and economic hub Shenzhen are amongst the most populous and important cities in China.Places of Interests include Baiyun Hill, Mount Danxia, etc. Read More

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Provinces of China: Gansu - Silk Road post house

Provinces of China: Gansu - Silk Road post house

Gansu province 甘肃 is located in the northwest China. Places of Interests include Silk Road, Dunhuang City, Lanzhou, Jiayuguan Pass, Mogao Grottoes, Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, etc. Gansu is the important post house of the historic Silk Road. Read More

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Chinese provinces: Fujian - the nearest province to Taiwan

Chinese provinces: Fujian - the nearest province to Taiwan

Fujian province 福建 is located in south east China. Fujian is separated from Taiwan by the 180-km-wide Taiwan Strait.Tourist Attractions of Fujian include Wuyi Mountains, Fujian Tulou, Gulangyu Island in Xiamen, etc. Read More

China Territory | Nov 6, 2010 AM | Related China Facts:Chinese provinces

List of Chinese provinces, autonomous regions, municipalities and SARs

List of Chinese provinces, autonomous regions, municipalities and SARs

PR China is divided into 34 provincial level sub divisions, among which there are 23 Chinese provinces, 5 autonomous regions, 4 municipalities and 2 special administrative regions (SARs). Geographically China is divided to 7 regions: South China, Southwest China, East China, North China, Northwest China, Northeast China, Central China. Read More

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