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Hebei

(Encyclopedia) Hebei or Hopei both: ho͝o-bā [key], province (2010 pop. 71,854.202), 78,900 sq mi (204,404 sq km), NE China, on the Bohai, an arm of the Yellow Sea. The capital…

Hopeh

(Encyclopedia) Hopeh: see Hebei , China.

Hopei

(Encyclopedia) Hopei: see Hebei , China.

Chihli

(Encyclopedia) Chihli: see Hebei , China.

Baoding

(Encyclopedia) Baoding or Paoting both: bou-dĭng [key], city (1994 est. pop. 519,200), central Hebei prov., China. It is a port on the Fu River and an agricultural distribution…

Yangquan

(Encyclopedia) Yangquan yäng´chüän´ [key], city (1994 est. pop. 402,300), E central Shanxi prov., China, on the highway and railroad linking Taiyuan with Hebei prov. The center of an…

Pingquan

(Encyclopedia) Pingquan or Pingchüan both: pĭng-chwän [key], town, NE Hebei prov., China. It is a trade center. Gold and silver are mined nearby. The town was formerly called…

Wutai Shan

(Encyclopedia) Wutai Shan wo͞o-tī shän [key], mountain range, extending c.150 mi (240 km) across NE Shanxi and NW Hebei prov., NE China. The mountains, rising to c.10,035 ft (3,058 m…

Handan

(Encyclopedia) Handan or Hantan both: hän-dän [key], city (1994 est. pop. 894,000), SW Hebei prov., China. Its position as a communication and transportation center has led to…

Shijiazhuang

(Encyclopedia) Shijiazhuang or Shih-chia-chuang shûr-jēä-jwäng [key], city (1994 est. pop. 1,159,400), capital of Hebei prov., China, near the Shanxi province border. A small…