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Provinces and Regions of China

Name Area
(sq mi)
Area
(sq km)
Capital
Provinces    
 Anhui (Anhwei) 54,015 139,900 Hefei (Hofei)
 Fujian (Fukien) 47,529 123,100 Fuzhou (Fukien)
 Gansu (Kansu) 137,104 355,100 Lanzhou (Lanchow)
 Guangdong (Kwangtung) 76,100 197,100 Canton
 Guizhou (Kweichow) 67,181 174,000 Guiyang (Kweiyang)
 Hainan 13,200 34,300 Haikou
 Hebei (Hopei) 81,479 211,030 Shijiazhuang (Shitikiachwang)
 Heilongjiang (Heilungkiang)1 178,996 463,600 Harbin
 Henan (Honan) 64,479 167,000 Zhengzhou (Chengchow)
 Hubei (Hupeh) 72,394 187,500 Wuhan
 Hunan 81,274 210,500 Changsha
 Jiangsu (Kiangsu) 40,927 106,000 Nanjing (Nanking)
 Jiangxi (Kiangsi) 63,629 164,800 Nanchang
 Jilin (Kirin)1 72,201 187,000 Changchun
 Liaoning1 53,301 138,050 Shenyang
 Quinghai (Chinghai) 278,378 721,000 Xining (Sining)
 Shaanxi (Shensi) 75,598 195,800 Xian (Sian)
 Shandong (Shantung) 59,189 153,300 Jinan (Tsinan)
 Shanxi (Shansi) 60,656 157,100 Taiyuan
 Sichuan (Szechwan) 219,691 569,000 Chengdu (Chengtu)
 Yunnan 168,417 436,200 Kunming
 Zhejiang (Chekiang) 39,305 101,800 Hangzhou (Hangchow)
Autonomous Regions    
 Guangxi Zhuang (Kwangsi Chuang) 85,096 220,400 Nanning
 Nei Monggol (Inner Mongolia)1 454,633 1,177,500 Hohhot (Huhehot)
 Ningxia Hui 30,039 77,800 Yinchuan (Yinchwan)
 Xinjiang Uygur (Sinkiang Uighur)1 635,829 1,646,800 Urumqi (Urumchi)
 Xizang (Tibet) 471,660 1,221,600 Lhasa
1. Together constitute (with Taiwan) what has been traditionally known as Outer China, the remaining territory forming the historical China Proper.
NOTE: Names are in Pinyin, with conventional spelling in parentheses.

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