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Hebei Province
Cheenese : 河北省
Héběi Shěng
Abbreviations:   (pinyin: )
Hebei is heichlichtit on this map
Oreegin o name hé—"(Yellae) River"
běi—"north"
"north o the Yellae River"
Admeenistration type Province
Caipital
(an lairgest ceety)
Shijiazhuang
CPC Ctte Secretary Zhang Yunchuan (张云川)
Governor Zhang Qingwei (张庆伟)
Aurie 187,700 km2 (72,500 sq mi) (12th)
 - Latitude 36° 01' to 42° 37' N
 - Longitude 113° 31' to 119° 53' E
Population (2010)
 - Density
71,854,202 (6th)
372 /km2 (960 /sq mi) (11th)
GDP (2011)
 - per caipita
CNY 2.40 trillion
US$ 379 billion[1] (6th)
CNY 28,668
US$ 4,235 (12t)
HDI (2008) 0.810 (high) (10t)
Ethnic composition Han: 96%
Manchu: 3%
Hui: 0.8%
Mongol: 0.3%
Leids an dialects {{{Dialects}}}
Prefectural level 11 diveesions
Coonty level 172 diveesions
Tounship level* 2207 diveesions
ISO 3166-2 CN-13
Offeecial wabsteid
www.hebei.gov.cn
(Simplifeed Cheenese)
english.hebei.gov.cn (Inglis)
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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Hebei
Cheenese 河北
Hanyu Pinyin Héběi
alternative Chinese names
Traditional Cheenese 1. 直隸

2. 燕趙

Simplified Cheenese 1. 直隶

2. 燕赵

Aboot this soond Hebei  (Cheenese: 河北; pinyin: Héběi; Postal map spelling: Hopeh) is a province o the Fowkrepublic o Cheenae in the North Cheenae region. Its ane-character abbreviation is "" (jì), namit efter Ji Province, a Han Dynasty province (zhou) that includit wha is nou soothren Hebei. The name Hebei means "north o the river", referrin tae its location completely abuin the Yellae River.[2]

In 1928, Hebei wis formit efter the central govrenment dissolvit the province o Chih-li (直隸), which means "Directly Ruled (bi the Imperial Court)".

A common alternate name for Hebei is Yānzhào (燕趙), efter the state o Yan an state o Zhao that existit here durin the Warrin States Period o early Cheenese history.

Admeenistrative diveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

Main airticle: Leet o admeenistrative diveesions o Hebei

Hebei is made up o 11 prefectur-level diveesions, which are aw prefectur-level ceeties:

Map # Name Admeenistrative Seat Hanzi
Hanyu Pinyin
Population (2010)
Hebei prfc map.png
Prefectur-level ceety
1 Shijiazhuang Chang'an Destrict 石家庄市
Shíjiāzhuāng Shì
10,163,788
2 Baoding Xinshi Destrict 保定市
Bǎodìng Shì
11,194,379
3 Cangzhou Yunhe Destrict 沧州市
Cāngzhōu Shì
7,134,053
4 Chengde Shuangqiao Destrict 承德市
Chéngdé Shì
3,473,197
5 Handan Hanshan Destrict 邯鄲市
Hándān Shì
9,174,679
6 Hengshui Taocheng Destrict 衡水市
Héngshǔi Shì
4,340,773
7 Langfang Anci Destrict 廊坊市
Lángfāng Shì
4,358,839
8 Qinhuangdao Haigang Destrict 秦皇島市
Qínhuángdǎo Shì
2,987,605
9 Tangshan Lunan Destrict 唐山市
Tángshān Shì
7,577,284
10 Xingtai Qiaodong Destrict 邢台市
Xíngtái Shì
7,104,114
11 Zhangjiakou Qiaoxi Destrict 张家口市
Zhāngjiākǒu Shì
4,345,491

These are subdividit intae 172 coonty-level diveesions (22 coonty-level ceeties, 108 coonties, 6 autonomous coonties an 36 destricts). Those are, in turn, dividit intae 2207 tounship-level diveesions (1 destrict public office, 937 touns, 979 tounships, 55 ethnic tounships, an 235 subdestricts).

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