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Jiangsu Province

江苏省
Name transcription(s)
 • Cheenese江苏省 (Jiāngsū Shěng)
 • Abbreviation苏 (pinyin: Sū)
Map shawin the location o Jiangsu Province
Map shawin the location o Jiangsu Province
Named for江 jiāng - Jiangning (now Nanjing)
苏 sū - Suzhou
Caipital
(an lairgest ceety)
Nanjing
Divisions13 prefecturs, 106 coonties, 1488 tounships
Govrenment
 • SecretarLiang Baohua
 • GovrenorLuo Zhijun
Area
 • Total102,600 km2 (39,600 sq mi)
Aurie rank25t
Population
 (2010)
 • Tot78,659,903
 • Rank5t
 • Density770/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
 • Density rank4t
Demographics
 • Ethnic composeetionHan - 99.6%
Hui - 0.2%
 • Leids an dialectsMandarin Cheenese, Wu Cheenese
ISO 3166 codeCN-32
GDP (2011)CNY 4.80 trillion
US$ 750 billion[1] (2nt)
 • per capitaCNY 61,022
US$ 9,535 (4t)
HDI (2008)0.837 (high) (6t)
Wabsteidhttp://www.jiangsu.gov.cn/

Aboot this soondJiangsu  (simplifeed Cheenese: 江苏; traditeeonal Cheenese: ; pinyin: Jiāngsū; Wade–Giles: Chiang-su; Postal map spellin: Kiangsu) is an eastern coastal province o the Fowkrepublic o Cheenae. The name comes frae jiang, short for the ceety o Jiangning (nou Nanjing), an su, for the ceety o Suzhou. The abbreviation for this province is "" (sū), the seicont character o its name.[2] It is the province wi the heichest population density in Cheenae, though the provincial-level municipalities o Shanghai, Beijing, an Tianjin hae a heicher density.

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