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Liaoning Province
Cheenese : 辽宁省
Liáoníng Shěng
Abbreviations:   (pinyin: Liáo)
Liaoning is heichlichtit on this map
Oreegin o name The Liao River
Admeenistration type Province
(an lairgest ceety)
CPC Ctte Secretary Wang Min
Governor Chen Zhenggao
Aurie 145,900 km2 (56,300 sq mi) (21st)
 - Latitude 38° 43' to 43° 29' N
 - Longitude 118° 50' to 125° 47' E
Population (2012)
 - Density
43,900,000 (14t)
289/km2 (750/sq mi) (15t)
GDP (2012)
 - per caipita
CNY 2.707 trillion
US$ 441.60 billion (7th)
CNY 61,663
US$ 10,059 (7t)
HDI (2008) 0.835 (high) (7t)
Ethnic composition Han - 84%
Manchu - 13%
Mongols - 2%
Hui - 0.6%
Korean - 0.6%
Xibe - 0.3%
Leids an dialects Northeastren Mandarin, Jiaoliao Mandarin, Beijing Mandarin, Pyongan Korean, Manchu
Prefectural level 14 diveesions
Coonty level 100 diveesions
Tounship level* 1511 diveesions
ISO 3166-2 CN-21
Offeecial wabsteid
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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Cheenese name
Tradeetional Cheenese 遼寧
Simplifee'd Cheenese 辽宁
Postal Liaoning Province
Leeteral meanin Pacified Liao Province
Peaceful Province o the Liao
Manchu name
Manchu script ᠯᡳᠶᠣᠣ ᠨᡳᠩ
Cheenese name
Cheenese 奉天
Postal Fengtien Province
Manchu name
Manchu script ᠠᠪᡴᠠᡳ ᡳᠮᡳᠶᠠᠩᡤᠠ

Aboot this soond Liaoning  (simplifeed Cheenese: 辽宁; traditeeonal Cheenese: 遼寧; pinyin: Liáoníng) is a province o the Fowkrepublic o Cheenae, locatit in the northeast o the kintra. Its ane-character abbreviation is "辽" (pinyin: liáo), a name taken frae the Liao River that flowes throu the province. "Níng" means "peace".[1] The modren province wis established in 1907 as Fengtian province (奉天 pinyin: Fèngtiān; Postal map spellin: Fengtien) an the name wis chyngit tae Liaoning in 1929. Unner the Japanese puppet Manchukuo regime, the province revertit tae its 1907 name, but the name Liaoning wis restored in 1945.

Liaoning is locateit in the soothren pairt o the Northeast, an is aften cried "the Gowden Triangle"[2] acause o its superior geographical location.

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  1. Room, Adrian. Placenames of the World: Origins and Meanings of the Names for 6,600 Countries, Cities, Territories, Natural Features, and Historic Sites 2nt ed., p. 218. McFarland & Co. (Jefferson), 2006. Accessed 20 Jan 2014.
  2. "Liaoning Travel Guide: Map, History, Sightseeing, Ethnic Minority, Climate". Retrieved 2010-03-14. 

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