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Zhejiang Province

Name transcription(s)
 • Cheenese浙江省 (Zhèjiāng Shěng)
 • Abbreviation浙 (pinyin: Zhè, Wu: Tsek)
 •  Wu Romanization: Tsek Kaon Sang
Map shawin the location o Zhejiang Province
Map shawin the location o Zhejiang Province
Named forAuld name o Qiantang River
(an lairgest ceety)
Divisions11 prefecturs, 90 coonties, 1570 tounships
 • SecretarZhao Hongzhu
 • GovrenorXia Baolong
 • Total104141 km2 (40,209 sq mi)
Area rank24t
 • Total54,426,891
 • Rank10t
 • Density520/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
 • Density rank8t
 • Ethnic composeetionHan: 99.2%
She: 0.4%
 • Leids an dialectsWu
ISO 3166 codeCN-33
GDP (2011[1])CNY 3.20 trillion
US$ 495.45 billion (4t)
 • per capitaCNY 58,665
US$ 9,083 (5t)
HDI (2008)0.841 (high) (5t)
Websitehttp://www.zj.gov.cn(in Cheenese)(in Inglis)(in Japanese)

Zhejiang (Cheenese: 浙江; pinyin: Zhèjiāng; Wade–Giles: Che-chiang or Chekiang) is a southeast coastal province of the Fowkrepublic o Cheenae. The wird Zhejiang wis the auld name o the Qiantang River 銭塘江,[2] which passes through Hangzhou, the provincial caipital. The name o the province is aften abbreviatit tae its first character, "浙".

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  1. "2009年浙江省国民经济和社会发展统计公报" (in Simplified Chinese). Zhejiang Provincial Statistic Bureau. 5 Mairch 2010. Archived frae the original on 3 December 2010. Retrieved 27 Mey 2010.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  2. (in Cheenese) Origin of the Names of China's Provinces Archived 2016-04-27 at the Wayback Machine, People's Daily Online.

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