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Henan

Henan (河南 in pinyin: hé nán, Wade-Giles: Ho-nan), is a province of the People's Republic of China, located in the middle east of the country. Its pinyin spelling is written, though not officially, as He'nan to avoid syllable ambiguity. Its name Henan means "south of the (Yellow) River" (Huang He).

河南省
Hénán Shěng
Province Abbreviation: 豫 (yù)
Capital Zhengzhou
Area
 - Total
 - % water
Ranked 18th
167,000 km²
xx%
Population
 - Total (2000)
 - Density
Ranked 1st
92,560,000
554/km²
Administration Type Province
GovernorLi Chengyu

Table of contents
1 History
2 Geography
3 Economy
4 Culture
5 Tourism
6 Miscellaneous topics
7 External links

History

Luoyang was the capital of various Chinese governments including (sorted chronologically):

Geography

Neighboring provincess: Anhui, Hubei, Shanxi, Hebei, Shandong, and Shaanxi.

Cities include: Zhengzhou, Changyuan, Jiyuan, Kaifeng, Luoyang, Nanyang, Yiyang, Zhumadian, Dengfeng, Puyang, Xinyang, Zhoukou, Xinxiang, Xinmi.

Economy

Culture

Tourism

Miscellaneous topics

Professional sports teams in Henan include:

Colleges and Universities

[Public] (a partial list)

External links


[ Edit {}] Province-level divisions of the People's Republic of China
Provinces¹: Anhui | Fujian | Gansu | Guangdong | Guizhou | Hainan | Hebei | Heilongjiang | Henan | Hubei | Hunan | Jiangsu | Jiangxi | Jilin | Liaoning | Qinghai | Shaanxi | Shandong | Shanxi | Sichuan | Yunnan | Zhejiang
Autonomous Regions;: Guangxi | Inner Mongolia | Ningxia | Tibet | Xinjiang
Municipalities: Beijing | Chongqing | Shanghai | Tianjin
Special Administrative Regions;: Hong Kong | Macau
¹ See also: Political status of Taiwan