Henan (Cheenese: 河南; pinyin: Hénán; Wade–Giles: Ho-nan), is a province o the Fowkrepublic o Cheenae, locatit in the central pairt o the kintra. Its ane-character abbreviation is "豫" (yù), namit efter Yuzhou (豫州 Yù Zhōu), a Han Dynasty state (zhou) that includit pairts o Henan. Although the name o the province (河南) means "sooth o the river",[1] approximately a quairter o the province lees north o the Yellae River, kent as the "Huang He" an aw.

Henan Province

Name transcription(s)
 • Cheenese河南省 (Hénán Shěng)
 • Abbreviation豫 (pinyin: Yù)
Map shawin the location o Henan Province
Map shawin the location o Henan Province
Named for河 hé - (Yellow) River
南 nán - sooth
"sooth o the Yellae River"
(an lairgest ceety)
Divisions17 prefecturs, 159 coonties, 2455 tounships
 • SecretarLu Zhangong 卢展工
 • GovrenorGuo Gengmao 郭庚茂
 • Total167000 km2 (64,000 sq mi)
Area rank17t
 • Total94,023,567
 • Rank3rd
 • Density560/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
 • Density rank6t
 • Ethnic composeetionHan - 98.8%
Hui - 1%
 • Leids an dialectsMandarin, Henan
ISO 3166 codeCN-41
GDP (2011)CNY 2.70 trillion
US$ 427 billion (5t)
 • per capitaCNY 24,719
US$ 3,611 (21t)
HDI (2008)0.787 (medium) (15t)
Websitewww.henan.gov.cn (Simplifeed Cheenese)

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