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Hebei Province

河北省
Name transcription(s)
 • Cheenese河北省 (Héběi Shěng)
 • Abbreviation (pinyin: Jì)
Map shawin the location o Hebei Province
Map shawin the location o Hebei Province
Named for hé—"(Yellae) River"
běi—"north"
"north o the Yellae River"
Caipital
(an lairgest ceety)
Shijiazhuang
Divisions11 prefecturs, 172 coonties, 2207 tounships
Govrenment
 • SecretarZhang Yunchuan (张云川)
 • GovrenorZhang Qingwei (张庆伟)
Area
 • Total187,700 km2 (72,500 sq mi)
Aurie rank12th
Population
 (2010)
 • Tot71,854,202
 • Rank6th
 • Density380/km2 (990/sq mi)
 • Density rank11th
Demographics
 • Ethnic composeetionHan: 96%
Manchu: 3%
Hui: 0.8%
Mongol: 0.3%
ISO 3166 codeCN-13
GDP (2011)CNY 2.40 trillion
US$ 379 billion[1] (6th)
 • per capitaCNY 28,668
US$ 4,235 (12t)
HDI (2008)0.810 (high) (10t)
Wabsteidwww.hebei.gov.cn
(Simplifeed Cheenese)
english.hebei.gov.cn (Inglis)
Hebei
Cheenese河北
Hanyu PinyinHéběi
PostalHopeh
alternative Chinese names
Tradeetional Cheenese1. 直隸 2. 燕趙
Simplifee'd Cheenese1. 直隶 2. 燕赵
Hanyu Pinyin1. Zhílì 2. Yānzhào

Aboot this soondHebei  (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]

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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