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Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region

(Encyclopedia) Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region gwäng´shē´ jwäng´ [key], province (2010 pop. 46,026,629), c.85,000 sq mi (220,150 sq km), S China, bordering on Vietnam. The capital is…

Nanning

(Encyclopedia) Nanning nän´nĭng´ [key], city (1994 est. pop. 829,400), capital of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, S China, on the Xi River in a fertile farming area. The city has…

Guilin

(Encyclopedia) Guilin or Kweilin both: gwā-lĭn´ [key], city (1994 est. pop. 707,200), N Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, S China, on the Li River. It is a transportation center…

Wuzhou

(Encyclopedia) Wuzhou wo͞o´jō´ [key], city (1994 est. pop. 236,200), E Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, S China, a port on the Xi River at the mouth of the Gui River. It is an…

Nanling

(Encyclopedia) Nanling nän´līng´ [key], mountain range of Guangdong and Hunan prov. and Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, S China; rises to c.6,900 ft (2,100 m). The Nanling form the…

Liuzhou

(Encyclopedia) Liuzhou or Liuchow both: lēō-jō [key], city (1994 est. pop. 707,200), N central Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, S China, on the Liu River. At the intersection…

Li Tsung-jên

(Encyclopedia) Li Tsung-jên lē dzo͞ong-jŭn [key], 1890–1969, Chinese Nationalist general and political leader. For 25 years (1925–49) he was a leader of the military clique that ruled…

Xiang

(Encyclopedia) Xiang shyäng [key] or Siang shyäng, syäng [key], river, 715 mi (1,151 km) long, rising in NE Guangxi prov. and flowing N through Hunan prov. to Dongting Lake, SE…

Beihai

(Encyclopedia) Beihai bā´hī´ [key] or Pakhoi bäk´hoi´ [key], town (1994 est. pop. 135,500), Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, SE China, an important fishing and trade port on…