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Jinhua

Jinhua (jĭn-hwä) [key] or Kinhwa, town (1994 est. pop. 164,000), central Zhejiang prov., SE China. A transportation hub on the Zhejiang-Jiangxi RR, Jinhua has been famous for two centuries for its hams. Other products are fertilizer, machine tools, textiles, and wine. The name sometimes appears as Chin-hua.

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