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Gansu Province
Cheenese : 甘肃省
Gānsù Shěng
Abbreviations: 甘 or 陇/隴  (pinyin: Gān or Lǒng)
Gansu is heichlichtit on this map
Oreegin o name 甘 gān - Ganzhou Destrict, Zhangye
肃 sù - Suzhou Destrict, Jiuquan
Admeenistration type Province
Caipital
(an lairgest ceety)
Lanzhou
CPC Ctte Secretary Lu Hao
Governor Liu Weiping
Aurie 454,000 km2 (175,000 sq mi) (7th)
 - Latitude 32° 36' to 42° 48' N
 - Longitude 092° 46' to 108° 43' E
Population (2010)
 - Density
25,575,254 (22nd)
73 /km2 (190 /sq mi) (27th)
GDP (2010)
 - per caipita
CNY 411.9 billion
US$ 60.8 billion (27th)
CNY 16,113
US$ 2,380 (29th)
HDI (2008) 0.705 (medium) (29th)
Ethnic composition Han - 91%
Hui - 5%
Dongxiang - 2%
Tibetan - 2%
Leids an dialects {{{Dialects}}}
Prefectural level 14 diveesions
Coonty level 86 diveesions
Tounship level* 1344 diveesions
ISO 3166-2 CN-62
Offeecial wabsteid
http://www.gansu.gov.cn
(Simplified Chinese)
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
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Aboot this soond Gansu  (simplified Cheenese: ; tradeetional Cheenese: ; pinyin: Gānsù; Wade–Giles: Kan-su, Kansu, Kan-suh) is a province locatit in the northwast o the Fowkrepublic o Cheenae.

It lees atween the Tibetan an Huangtu plateaus, an borders Mongolie, Inner Mongolie, an Ningxia tae the north, Xinjiang an Qinghai tae the wast, Sichuan tae the sooth, an Shaanxi tae the east. The Yellow River passes through the soothren pairt o the province.

Gansu haes a population o 26 million (2009) an haes a lairge concentration o Hui Cheenese, an the historical hame, alang wi Shaanxi o the dialect o the Dungans, who are Hui who migratit tae Central Asie. The soothwastren corner o Gansu is hame tae a lairge Tibetan population. The caipital is Lanzhou, locatit in the sootheast pairt o the province. Gansu is abbreviatit as "甘" (Gān) or "陇" (Lǒng), an is anaw kent as Lang Wast or Lang Richt, in reference tae the Lang Muntain east o Gansu.

Admeenistrative diveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

There are fowerteen admeenistrative auries in Gansu immediately belaw the province level:

Map # Name Admeenistrative Seat Hanzi
Hanyu Pinyin
Population (2010)
Gansu prfc map.png
Prefectur-level ceety
1 Jiuquan Suzhou Destrict 酒泉市
Jiǔquán Shì
1,095,947
2 Jiayuguan Jiayuguan 嘉峪关市
Jiāyùguān Shì
231,853
3 Zhangye Ganzhou Destrict 张掖市
Zhāngyè Shì
1,199,515
4 Jinchang Jinchuan Destrict 金昌市
Jīnchāng Shì
464,050
5 Wuwei Liangzhou Destrict 武威市
Wǔwēi Shì
1,815,054
6 Baiyin Baiyin Destrict 白银市
Báiyín Shì
1,708,751
7 Lanzhou Chengguan Destrict 兰州市
Lánzhōu Shì
3,616,163
10 Dingxi Anding Destrict 定西市
Dìngxī Shì
2,698,622
11 Longnan Wudu Destrict 陇南市
Lǒngnán Shì
2,567,718
12 Tianshui Qinzhou Destrict 天水市
Tiānshuǐ Shì
3,262,548
13 Pingliang Kongtong Destrict 平凉市
Píngliàng Shì
2,068,033
14 Qingyang Xifeng Destrict 庆阳市
Qìngyáng Shì
2,211,191
Autonomous prefecture
8 Linxia (Hui) Prefectur Linxia 临夏回族自治州
Línxià Huízú Zìzhìzhōu
1,946,677
9 Gannan (Tibetan) Prefectur Hezuo 甘南藏族自治州
Gānnán Zāngzú Zìzhìzhōu
689,132

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