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Liaoning Province

Name transcription(s)
 • Cheenese辽宁省 (Liáoníng Shěng)
 • Abbreviation (pinyin: Liáo)
Map shawin the location o Liaoning Province
Map shawin the location o Liaoning Province
Coordinates: 41°06′N 122°18′E / 41.1°N 122.3°E / 41.1; 122.3Coordinates: 41°06′N 122°18′E / 41.1°N 122.3°E / 41.1; 122.3
Named forThe Liao River
(an lairgest ceety)
Divisions14 prefecturs, 100 coonties, 1511 tounships
 • SecretarWang Min
 • GovrenorChen Zhenggao
 • Total145900 km2 (56,300 sq mi)
Area rank21st
 • Total43,900,000
 • Rank14t
 • Density300/km2 (780/sq mi)
 • Density rank15t
 • Ethnic composeetionHan - 84%
Manchu - 13%
Mongols - 2%
Hui - 0.6%
Korean - 0.6%
Xibe - 0.3%
 • Leids an dialectsNortheastren Mandarin, Jiaoliao Mandarin, Beijing Mandarin, Pyongan Korean, Manchu
ISO 3166 codeCN-21
GDP (2012)CNY 2.707 trillion
US$ 441.60 billion (7th)
 • per capitaCNY 61,663
US$ 10,059 (7t)
HDI (2008)0.835 (high) (7t)
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese遼寧
Simplified Chinese辽宁
PostalLiaoning Province
Leeteral meaninPacified Liao Province
Peaceful Province o the Liao
Manchu name
Manchu scriptᠯᡳᠶᠣᠣ ᠨᡳᠩ
Chinese name
PostalFengtien Province
Manchu name
Manchu scriptᠠᠪᡴᠠᡳ ᡳᠮᡳᠶᠠᠩᡤᠠ

Aboot this soondLiaoning  (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".[3] 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"[4] acause o its superior geographical location.

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  1. "Doing Business in China - Survey". Ministry Of Commerce - People's Republic Of China. Retrieved 5 August 2013.
  2. "Communiqué of the National Bureau of Statistics of People's Republic of China on Major Figures of the 2010 Population Census [1] (No. 2)". National Bureau of Statistics of China. 29 Apryle 2011. Archived frae the original on 7 Januar 2019. Retrieved 4 August 2013.
  3. 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.
  4. "Liaoning Travel Guide: Map, History, Sightseeing, Ethnic Minority, Climate". Retrieved 14 Mairch 2010.

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