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Sichuan Province
Cheenese : 四川省
Sìchuān Shěng
Sichuanese: Si4cuan1 Sen3
Abbreviations: 川 or 蜀  (pinyin: Chuān or Shǔ
Sichuanese: Cuan1 or Su2
Szechuan is heichlichtit on this map
Oreegin o name Short 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
Admeenistration type Province
(an lairgest ceety)
CPC Ctte Secretary Liu Qibao
Governor Jiang Jufeng
Aurie 485,000 km2 (187,000 sq mi) (5t)
 - Latitude 25° 58' to 34° 19' N
 - Longitude 97° 21' to 108° 32' E
Population (2010)
 - Density
80,418,200 (4t)
180/km2 (470/sq mi) (22nt)
GDP (2011)
 - per caipita
CNY 2.15 trillion
US$ 340 billion (9th)
CNY 21,182
US$ 3,129 (25t)
HDI (2008) 0.763 (medium) (24t)
Ethnic composition Han - 95%
Yi - 2.6%
Tibetan - 1.5%
Qiang - 0.4%
Leids an dialects Sichuanese Mandarin
Prefectural level 21 diveesions
Coonty level 181 diveesions
Tounship level* 5011 diveesions
ISO 3166-2 CN-51
Offeecial wabsteid
(Simplified Chinese)
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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Hanyu Pinyin Sìchuān
Sichuanese Pinyin Si4cuan1
Postal Szechwan or Szechuan

Aboot this soond Sichuan  (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]

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