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Taiwan | Nov 13, 2010 AM

Taiwan in brief

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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China Territory | Nov 10, 2010 AM

Chinese provinces: Zhejiang - Land of Fish and Rice

General informationArea: 101800 square kmPopulation: 48.98 million (2006)Capital City: HangzhouNationalities: Han (99.2%), and She (0.8%)Coastline: 2,200 kilometers longAverage temperature: ...

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China Territory | Nov 8, 2010 AM

Chinese Provinces: Yunnan - the natural and cultural paradise

General informationArea: 394,000 square kmPopulation: 40.42 million (2006)Capital City: KunmingNationalities:Han (67%), Yi (11%), Bai (3.6), Hani (3.4%), Zhuang (2.7%), Dai (2.7%), Miao (2.5...

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China Territory | Nov 8, 2010 AM

Chinese provinces: Sichuan - Land of Abundance

General informationArea: 488,000 square kmPopulation: 87.26 million (2007)Capital City: ChengduNationalities:Han, Yi, Tibetan, Miao, Hui and Qiang.GDP : CNY1.05 trillion(2007)Average temp...

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China Territory | Nov 8, 2010 AM

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

General informationArea: 153,000 square kmPopulation: 91.80 million (2006)Capital City: JinanNationalities: Han (99.3%), and Hui (0.7%)GDP : CNY2.59 trillion(2007)Coastline: 3,000 kilomet...

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China Territory | Nov 8, 2010 AM

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

General information Area: 156,600 square kmPopulation: 33.35 million (2006)Capital City: TaiyuanNationalities: Han (99.7%), and Hui (0.3%).Average temperature: -16oC to -2oC in January, ...

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China Territory | Nov 7, 2010 AM

Chinese provinces: Qinghai

General informationArea: 720,000 square kmPopulation: 4.88 million (2005)Capital City: XiningGDP (2007): CNY76.1 billionAverage temperature: -18.2oC to -7oC in January, 5oC to 21oC in July.M...

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China Territory | Nov 7, 2010 AM

Chinese provinces: Liaoning - the birthplace of Manchuria

General informationArea: 145,700 square kmPopulation: 42.28 million (2006)Capital City: ShenyangNationalities: Han (84%), Manchu (13%), Mongolian (2%), Hui (0.6%), Korean (0.6%) and Xibe (0....

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China Territory | Nov 7, 2010 AM

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

General informationArea: 180,000 square kmPopulation: 27.50 million (2007)Capital City: ChangchunNationalities: Han (91%), Korean (4%), Manchu (4%), Hui (0.5%), and Mongolian (0.6%)GDP: CNY5...

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China Territory | Nov 7, 2010 AM

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

General informationArea: 160,000 square kmPopulation: 43.39 million (2006)Capital City: NanchangNationalities: Han (99.7%), and She (0.3%)GDP : CNY546.9 billion(2007)Average temperature: 3oC...

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China Territory | Nov 7, 2010 AM

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

General informationArea: 102,600 square kmPopulation: 74.38 million (2006)Capital City: NanjingNationalities: Han (99.6%), Hui (0.2%), and Manchu (0.2%)GDP : CNY2.56 trillion(2007)Coastline:...

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China Territory | Nov 7, 2010 AM

Chinese Provinces: Hunan - the birth place of Mao Zedong

General informationArea: 211,800 square kmPopulation: 65 million (2006)Capital City: ChangshaNationalities: Han, Tujia, Miao, Dong, Yao, Hui, Uygur and ZhuangGDP (2007): CNY914.5 billion.Ave...

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China Territory | Nov 7, 2010 AM

Chinese provinces: Henan - Cradle of Chinese civilization

General informationArea: 167,000 square kmPopulation: 100 million (July 7, 2010)Capital City: ZhengzhouNationalities:Han (98.8%), Hui (1%), Mongolian (0.1%) and Manchu (0.1%)GDP (2007): CNY1...

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China Territory | Nov 6, 2010 PM

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

General informationArea: 469,000 square kmPopulation: 36.89 million (2006)Capital City: HarbinNationalities: Han (95%), Manchu (3%), Korean (1%), Mongolian (0.4%), and Hui (0.3%)GDP : CNY707...

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China Territory | Nov 6, 2010 AM

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

General informationArea: 190,000 square kmPopulation: 67.44 million (2006)Capital City: ShijiazhuangNationalities: Han, Hui, Manchu, Mongolian, and Korean.GDP : CNY1,161,370,000(2007)Average...

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China Territory | Nov 6, 2010 AM

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

General informationArea: 176,167 square kmPopulation: 39.75 million (2007)Capital City: GuiyangCoordinates: 24°37'-29°13'N 103°36'-109°35'EPopulation: 39 million.Urban populat...

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China Territory | Nov 6, 2010 AM

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

General informationArea: 186,000 square kmPopulation: 86.42 million (2006)Capital City: GuangzhouPopulation: 113,040,000 (2005)GDP: CNY 3,908,159 million(2009)Nationalities: Han, Yao, Zhuang...

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China Territory | Nov 6, 2010 AM

Provinces of China: Gansu - Silk Road post house

General informationArea: 450,000 square kmPopulation: 25.62 million (2006)Capital City: LanzhouPopulation: At the end of the year 2005, the total population with permanent residence stood a...

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China Territory | Nov 6, 2010 AM

Chinese provinces: Fujian - the nearest province to Taiwan

General informationArea: 139,000 square kmPopulation: 34.71 million (2006)Capital City: FuzhouPopulation: 35.35 million(2005).GDP:916 billion RMB(2007)Language: Min Dong, Min Bei, Min...

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China Territory | Nov 1, 2010 AM

List of Chinese provinces, autonomous regions, municipalities and SARs

PR China has a fairly complex system of political geography. Most of it is broken up into provinces (省), but there are several other geographic units of the same hierarchical rank as provinces: *...

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