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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 for The Liao River
(an lairgest ceety)
Divisions 14 prefecturs, 100 coonties, 1511 tounships
 • Secretar Wang Min
 • Govrenor Chen Zhenggao
 • Total 145,900 km2 (56,300 sq mi)
Aurie rank 21st
Population (2012)[2]
 • Tot 43,900,000
 • Rank 14t
 • Density 300/km2 (780/sq mi)
 • Density rank 15t
 • Ethnic composeetion 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
ISO 3166 code CN-21
GDP (2012) CNY 2.707 trillion
US$ 441.60 billion (7th)
 • per capita CNY 61,663
US$ 10,059 (7t)
HDI (2008) 0.835 (high) (7t)
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 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 April 2011. 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 2010-03-14. 

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