Liaoning

Liaoning (遼寧 pinyin liao2 ning2) is a province of the People's Republic of China.

遼寧省
Province Abbreviation(s): Xx
Capital Shenyang
Area
 - Total
 - % water
Ranked 21st
145,900 km²
xx%
Population
 - Total (2001)
 - Density
Ranked 13th
42,380,000
290/km²
Administration Type Province

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

History

See also: Xianbei

Geography

Liaoning is located in Manchuria, in the southern part of China's Northeast. Liaoning borders the Yellow Sea (Korea Bay) and the Bohai Gulf in the south, North Korea in the southeast, Jilin Province to the northeast, Hebei Province to the west, and Inner Mongolia to the northwest.

The Yalu River marks the border between North Korea and the Chinese provinces of Jilin and Liaoning. It empties into the Korea Bay between Dandong (Liaoning) and Shinŭiju (North Korea).

Other cities include: Dalian, Jinzhou

Other geographical features include: Liaodong Peninsula

Economy

Demographics

Culture

In paleontology, it is well known for its extraordinary fossils from the Lower Cretaceous period; eg, the early 'placental' mammal known as Eomaia.

Tourism

Miscellaneous topics

Colleges and universities

  • Dalian University of Technology
  • Northeastern Unversity (Shenyang)

External links


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