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Hainan Province
Cheenese : 海南省
Hǎinán Shěng
Min Nan POJ: Hái-lâm-séng
Cantonese Jyutping: Hoi² Naam1 Saang²
Abbreviations: simplified Cheenese: ; tradeetional Cheenese:   (pinyin: Qióng, POJ: khêng, Jyutping: king4)
Hainan is heichlichtit on this map
Oreegin o name 海 hǎi – sea
南 nán – south
"South of the Sea [Qiongzhou Strait]"
Admeenistration type Province
Caipital
(an lairgest ceety)
Haikou
CPC Ctte Secretary Wei Liucheng
Governor Jiang Dingzhi (蒋定之)
Aurie 33,920 km2 (13,100 sq mi) (28t)
 - Latitude 3° 30' tae 20° 10' N [1]
 - Longitude 108° 15' tae 120° 15' E[1]
Population (2010)
 - Density
8,671,518 (28t)
254.7/km2 (660/sq mi) (17t)
GDP (2011)
 - per caipita
CNY 251.5 billion
US$ 39.9 billion (28t)
CNY 23,831
US$ 3,520 (23rd)
HDI (2008) 0.784 (medium) (17t)
Ethnic composition Han – 82.6%
Li – 15.84%
Miao – 0.82%
Zhuang – 0.67%
Leids an dialects Hainanese, Yue, Hlai
Prefectural level 2 diveesions
Coonty level 20 diveesions
Tounship level* 218 diveesions
ISO 3166-2 CN-46
Offeecial wabsteid
http://www.hi.gov.cn
(Simplifeed Cheenese)
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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Hainan
Native name: 海南岛
Hainan tmo 07feb05 250m.jpg
Geography
Location East Asie
Area 33,210 km2 (12,822 sq mi)
Area rank 42nt
Length 156 km (97 mi)
Width 170 km (110 mi)
Highest elevation 1,840 m (6,040 ft)
Highest point Wuzhi Muntain
Administration
Fowkrepublic o Cheenae
Province Hainan
Largest settlement Haikou (pop. 2,046,189)
Demographics
Population approx. 8,180,000
Ethnic groups Han, Li, Miao, Zhuang

Hainan (Cheenese: 海南; Mandarin Pinyin: Aboot this soond Hǎinán ; Jyutping: Hoi² Naam4; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Hái-lâm; literally "South of the Sea [Qiongzhou Strait]") is the smawest province o the Fowkrepublic o Cheenae (PRC). The name "Hainan" refers tae Hainan Island (海南岛, Hǎinán Dǎo) an aw, the main island o the province. Hainan is locatit in the Sooth Cheenae Sea, separatit frae Guangdong's Leizhou Peninsulae tae the north bi the shallae an narrae Qiongzhou Strait.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Includes all territorial claims

Further readin[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • D'Arcy Brown, Liam (2003). Green Dragon, Sombre Warrior: travels to China's extremes. London: John Murray. ISBN 0-7195-6038-1

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