Sichuan

Frae Wikipedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Sichuan Province

四川省
Name transcription(s)
 • Cheenese四川省 (Sìchuān Shěng)
 • Abbreviation川 or 蜀 (pinyin: Chuān or Shǔ
Sichuanese: Cuan1 or Su2)
 •  Sichuanese: Si4cuan1 Sen3
Map shawin the location o Sichuan Province
Map shawin the location o Sichuan Province
Named forShort for 川峡四路 chuānxiá sìlù
literally "The Fower Circuits
o the Rivers an Gorges",
referrin tae the fower circuits durin the Song Dynasty
Caipital
(an lairgest ceety)
Chengdu
Divisions21 prefecturs, 181 coonties, 5011 tounships
Govrenment
 • SecretarLiu Qibao
 • GovrenorJiang Jufeng
Area
 • Total485,000 km2 (187,000 sq mi)
Aurie rank5t
Population
 (2010)
 • Tot80,418,200
 • Rank4t
 • Density170/km2 (430/sq mi)
 • Density rank22nt
Demographics
 • Ethnic composeetionHan - 95%
Yi - 2.6%
Tibetan - 1.5%
Qiang - 0.4%
 • Leids an dialectsSichuanese Mandarin
ISO 3166 codeCN-51
GDP (2011)CNY 2.15 trillion
US$ 340 billion (9th)
 • per capitaCNY 21,182
US$ 3,129 (25t)
HDI (2008)0.763 (medium) (24t)
Wabsteidhttp://www.sichuan.gov.cn/
(Simplified Chinese)
Sichuan
Cheenese
Hanyu PinyinSìchuān
Sichuanese PinyinSi4cuan1
PostalSzechwan or Szechuan

Aboot this soondSichuan  (Cheenese: 四川, kent umwhile in the Wast bi its postal map spellins o Szechwan or Szechuan) is a province in Soothwast Cheenae wi its caipital in Chengdu. The current name o the province, "四川", is an abbreviation o "四川路" (Sì Chuānlù), or "Fower circuits o rivers", which is itsel abbreviatit frae "川峡四路" (Chuānxiá Sìlù), or "Fower circuits o rivers an gorges", namit efter the diveesion o the existin circuit intae fower durin the Northren Song Dynasty.[1]

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

Economic data'

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

Template:Sichuan