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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 Province

辽宁省
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 forThe Liao River
Caipital
(an lairgest ceety)
Shenyang
Divisions14 prefecturs, 100 coonties, 1511 tounships
Govrenment
 • SecretarWang Min
 • GovrenorChen Zhenggao
Area
 • Total145,900 km2 (56,300 sq mi)
Aurie rank21st
Population
 (2012)[2]
 • Tot43,900,000
 • Rank14t
 • Density300/km2 (780/sq mi)
 • Density rank15t
Demographics
 • Ethnic composeetionHan - 84%
Manchu - 13%
Mongols - 2%
Hui - 0.6%
Korean - 0.6%
Xibe - 0.3%
 • Leids an dialectsNortheastren Mandarin, Jiaoliao Mandarin, Beijing Mandarin, Pyongan Korean, Manchu
ISO 3166 codeCN-21
GDP (2012)CNY 2.707 trillion
US$ 441.60 billion (7th)
 • per capitaCNY 61,663
US$ 10,059 (7t)
HDI (2008)0.835 (high) (7t)
Wabsteidwww.ln.gov.cn
Liaoning
Cheenese name
Tradeetional Cheenese遼寧
Simplifee'd Cheenese辽宁
PostalLiaoning Province
Leeteral meaninPacified Liao Province
Peaceful Province o the Liao
Manchu name
Manchu script ᠯᡳᠶᠣᠣ ᠨᡳᠩ
Liyoo-ning
Fengtian
Cheenese name
Cheenese奉天
PostalFengtien Province
Manchu name
Manchu script ᠠᠪᡴᠠᡳ ᡳᠮᡳᠶᠠᠩᡤᠠ
Abkai-imiyangga

Liaoning is locateit in the soothren pairt o the Northeast, an is aften cried "the Gowden Triangle"[4] acause o its superior geographical location.

ReferencesEedit

  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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