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Che-chiang conventional Chekiang

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One of China's smallest and most densely populated provinces. Divided in the 1270s into eastern and western regions. foreign penetration began in the 1840s. Following the Chinese revolution (1911–12), it became a power base for the Nationalist Party of Chiang Kai-shek, who was born in Zhejiang. Zhejiang was occupied by Japan in World War II, (Wikipedia) - Zhejiang is an eastern coastal province of the People's Republic of China. The word Zhejiang (crooked river) was the old name of the Qiantang River, which passes through Hangzhou, the provincial capital. The name of the province is often abbreviated to its first character, "u6D59". En:Zhejiang Chinese u6D59u6C5F Transliterations Hakka - Romanization Tset-ku00F4ng Mandarin - Hanyu Pinyin Zhu00E8jiu0101ng - Wadeu2013Giles Che-chiang Min - Hokkien POJ Chiat-kang - Min-dong BUC Ciu00E9k-gu014Fng Wu - Romanization tseh kaon Zhejiang borders Jiangsu province and Shanghai municipality to the north, Anhui province to the northwest, Jiangxi province to the west, and Fujian province to the south; to the east is the East China Sea, beyond which lie the Ryukyu Islands of Japan. Zhejiang This article is about Zhejiang province of the People's Republic of China. For the former Chekiang province of the Republic of China, see Chekiang Province, Republic of China. Coordinates: 29°12′N 120°30′E / 29.2°N 120.5°E / 29.2; 120.5 Zhejiang Province Chinese : 浙江省 Zhèjiāng Shěng Wu Romanization: Tsek Kaon Sang Abbreviations: 浙  (pinyin: Zhè, Wu: Tsek) Origin of name Old name of Qiantang River Administration type Province Capital (and largest city) Hangzhou CPC Ctte Secretary Zhao Hongzhu Governor Xia Baolong Area 101,800 km2 (39,300 sq mi) (25th)  - Latitude 27° 09' to 31° 11' N  - Longitude 118° 02' to 122° 57' E Population (2010)  - Density 54,426,891 (10th) 495 /km2 (1,280 /sq mi) (8th) GDP (2011) - per capita CNY 3.20 trillion US$ 495.45 billion (4th) CNY 58,665 US$ 9,083 (5th) HDI (2008) 0.841 (high) (5th) Ethnic composition Han: 99.2% She: 0.4% Languages and dialects Wu Prefectural level 11 divisions County level 90 divisions Township level* 1570 divisions ISO 3166-2 CN-33 Official website http://www.zj.gov.cn(Chinese)(English)(Japanese) Source for population and GDP data: 《中国统计年鉴—2005》 China Statistical Yearbook 2005 ISBN 7503747382 Source for nationalities data: 《2000年人口普查中国民族人口资料》 Tabulation on nationalities of 2000 population census of China ISBN 7105054255 *As at December 31, 2004 Template • Discussion • WikiProject China Zhejiang (Chinese: 浙江; pinyin: Zhèjiāng; Wade–Giles: Che-chiang or Chekiang) is an eastern coastal province of the People's Republic of China. The word Zhejiang (crooked river) was the old name of the Qiantang River, which passes through Hangzhou, t

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