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Henan

Province:       

Henan

Official Name:

Hénánshěng

Status:

Province

Chinese Characters:

Population Figure:    

approx. 91,7 million

Area:

167,000 square kilometer

Location:       

East-China

Adjacent provinces: Anhui, Hebei, Hubei, Shaanxi, Shandong, Shanxi

Capital City:

Zhengzhou

Sights:

Shaolin Monastery, highlight for everyone interested in Chinese Kung Fu, 80 km west of Zhengzhou
Luoyang, founded approx. 1,200 B.C., old capital of China until the Song-Dynasty. In Luoyong there are the Buddhist Longmeng caves.
Kaifeng, capital of China during the Song-Dynasty

General Information:           

Henan’s population is the largest of all of the Chinese provinces.

The Yangshao culture and Longshan culture were in the North of the province.

The Shang-Dynasty is considered to be the first real dynasty of China. As the Shang-Dynasty had its origin in Henan, the province is regarded as the origin of China and its culture.
The famous
philosopher Laozi was born in this province.

Links:

www.henanews.org.cn:
Henan’s official website
http://www.china.org.cn/english/
China Internet Information Center

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