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Hankou
Coordinates: 30°34′52″N 114°16′21″E / 30.581179°N 114.272597°E / 30.581179; 114.272597Hankou 汉口市City of China1921–1949 →   →   →The map of Hankou
Hankou
(with the five foreign concessions), Hanyang, and Wuchang, as of 1915History •  Established 3 July 1921 •  Disestablished 16 May 1949Today part of Part of Wuhan
Wuhan
(Jiang'an, Jianghan, & Qiaokou) Hankou
Hankou
(Chinese: t 漢口, s 汉口, p Hànkǒu), formerly romanized as Hankow (Hangkow), was one of the three cities whose merging formed modern-day Wuhan
Wuhan
municipality, the capital of the Hubei
Hubei
province, China. It stands north of the Han and Yangtze
Yangtze
Rivers where the Han falls into the Yangtze
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Geographic Coordinate System
A geographic coordinate system is a coordinate system used in geography that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols.[n 1] The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position, and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position
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New Army
The New Armies (Traditional Chinese: 新軍, Simplified Chinese: 新军; Pinyin: Xīnjūn, Manchu: Ice cooha), more fully called the Newly Created Army (新建陸軍 Xinjian Lujun[a][b]), was the modernized army corps formed under the Qing dynasty
Qing dynasty
in December 1895, following its defeat in the First Sino-Japanese War. It was envisioned as militia fully trained and equipped according to Western standards.Contents1 Formation and expansion 2 Renaming and revolution 3 Politics and modernization 4 Notable figures of Beiyang 5 Explanatory notes 6 References6.1 Citations 6.2 Sources7 See alsoFormation and expansion[edit]Chinese soldiers in 1899-1901. Left: two infantrymen of the New Imperial Army. Front: drum major of the regular army. Seated on the trunk: field artilleryman
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Boxer Rebellion
Legations: Claude Maxwell MacDonald Seymour Expedition: Sir Edward Seymour Gaselee Expedition: Alfred Gaselee Yevgeni Alekseyev Nikolai Linevich Fukushima Yasumasa Yamaguchi Motomi(ja:山口素臣) Adna Chaffee Emerson H
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Direct-controlled Municipality
A direct-controlled municipality is the highest level classification for cities used by unitary state, with status equal to that of the provinces in the respective countries. A direct-controlled municipality is similar to, but not the same as, a Federal district, a common designation in various countries for a municipality that is not part of any state, and which usually hosts some governmental functions. Usually direct-controlled municipality are under central governments control with limited power. Each country has adopted this system with some different variations. Geographically and culturally, many of the municipalities are enclaves in the middle of provinces
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Nanjing
Nanjing
Nanjing
( listen), formerly romanized as Nanking and Nankin,[3] is the capital of Jiangsu
Jiangsu
province of the People's Republic of China and the second largest city in the East
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Northern Expedition
Victory for the National Revolutionary Army Nationalist government
Nationalist government
rules over the entirety of the Republic of China Beginning of the Chinese Civil War Overthrow of the Beiyang government End of the Warlord Era Nanjing- Wuhan
Wuhan
SplitBelligerents Nationalist Government National Revolutionary Army Kuomintang Communist Party of China
Communist Party of China
(until 1927) Beiyang Government Fengtian clique Zhili cliqueCommanders and leaders Chiang Kai-shek Feng Yuxiang Li Zongren Bai Chongxi He Yingqin Yan Xishan Cen Chunxuan Zhou Enlai Ye Ting Du Xigui V.K
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Jianghan District
Jianghan District (simplified Chinese: 江汉区; traditional Chinese: 江漢區; pinyin: Jiānghàn Qū) forms part of the urban core of and is one of 13 districts of Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province, People's Republic of China.Contents1 Geography1.1 Administrative divisions2 References 3 External linksGeography[edit] Jianghan District is situated on the northwest (left) bank of the Yangtze River. It is both the least spacious and most densely populated of the districts of Wuhan.[2][3] On the left bank of the Yangtze, it borders Dongxihu to the north, Jiang'an to the northeast, Hanyang to the south, and Qiaokou to the west; on the opposite bank it borders Wuchang
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Republic Of China
Taiwan
Taiwan
(/ˌtaɪˈwɑːn/ ( listen)), officially the Republic of China
China
(ROC), is a state in East Asia.[15][16][17] Its neighbors include the People's Republic of China
China
(PRC) to the west, Japan
Japan
to the northeast, and the Philippines
Philippines
to the south. It is the most populous state and largest economy that is not a member of the United Nations. The island of Taiwan, formerly known as Formosa, was inhabited by aborigines before the 17th century, when Dutch and Spanish colonies opened the island to mass Han immigration. After a brief rule by the Kingdom of Tungning, the island was annexed by the Qing dynasty, the last dynasty of China. The Qing ceded Taiwan
Taiwan
to Japan
Japan
in 1895 after the Sino-Japanese War
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Zhang Zhidong
Zhang Zhidong
Zhang Zhidong
(4 September 1837 – 5 October 1909) was a Chinese official who lived the late Qing dynasty. Along with Zeng Guofan, Li Hongzhang and Zuo Zongtang, Zhang Zhidong
Zhang Zhidong
was one of the four most famous officials of the late Qing dynasty. Known for advocating controlled reform, he served as the Governor of Shanxi
Shanxi
Province and Viceroy of Huguang, Liangguang and Liangjiang, and also as a member of the Grand Council. The Red Guards destroyed his tomb in 1966 during the Cultural Revolution; his remains were later rediscovered in 2007.Contents1 Other names 2 Early life 3 First Sino-Japanese War 4 Taiwan 5 Modernisation of China's military 6 Later life 7 Footnotes 8 ReferencesOther names[edit] Zhang Zhidong
Zhang Zhidong
was also known by other names. His courtesy name was Xiaoda (孝達; 孝达; Xiàodá) or Xiangtao (香濤; 香涛; Xiāngtāo)
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Ming Dynasty
The Ming dynasty
Ming dynasty
(/mɪŋ/)[2] was the ruling dynasty of China
China
– then known as the Great Ming Empire
Empire
– for 276 years (1368–1644) following the collapse of the Mongol-led Yuan dynasty. The Ming, described by Edwin O. Reischauer, John K. Fairbank and Albert M. Craig as "one of the greatest eras of orderly government and social stability in human history",[3] was the last imperial dynasty in China ruled by ethnic Han Chinese
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Liu Changqing
Liu Changqing (Chinese: 劉長卿; Wade–Giles: Liu Ch'ang-ch'ing; 709–785) , courtesy name Wenfang(文房) was a poet of the middle Tang dynasty. Eleven of his poems were collected in the popular anthology Three Hundred Tang Poems.[1]Contents1 Biography 2 Poetry 3 See also 4 Notes 5 References 6 Works cited 7 External linksBiography[edit] Liu Changqing was born around either 710 or 725.[a] He came from the city of Xuancheng. His ancestral hometown was Hejian. Most of his youth was spent in the city of Luoyang. Liu obtained his Jinshi title around 750s. In 780, he became the governor of Suizhou. Because of his term in Suizhou, Liu was often called Liu Suizhou by his contemporaries. [2] He died around 786.[b] Poetry[edit] Liu's poems did not receive much praise during his lifetime although he was one of the representative poets during the reign of Emperor Dezong of Tang. However, he was gradually acknowledged by later generations
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Tang Dynasty
The Tang dynasty
Tang dynasty
or the Tang Empire
Empire
(/tɑːŋ/;[3] Chinese: 唐朝[a]) was an imperial dynasty of China preceded by the Sui dynasty
Sui dynasty
and followed by the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period. It is generally regarded as a high point in Chinese civilization, and a golden age of cosmopolitan culture.[5] Its territory, acquired through the military campaigns of its early rulers, rivaled that of the Han dynasty, and the Tang capital at Chang'an
Chang'an
(present-day Xi'an) was the most populous city in the world. The dynasty was founded by the Lǐ family (李), who seized power during the decline and collapse of the Sui Empire
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River Mouth
A river mouth is the part of a river where the river flows into another river, a lake, a reservoir, a sea, or an ocean.[citation needed]Contents1 Water motion 2 Landforms 3 Cultural influence 4 See also 5 ReferencesWater motion[edit] The water from a river can enter the receiving body in a variety of different ways.[1] The motion of the river mainly depends on the relative density of the river compared to the receiving water and any ambient motion in the receiving water, such as tides or seiches.[citation needed] If the river water is denser than the surface of the receiving water, the river water will plunge below the surface at the plunge curve
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Shanxi
Shanxi
Shanxi
(Chinese: 山西; pinyin:  Shānxī; postal: Shansi) is a province of China, located in the North China
China
region. Its one-character abbreviation is "晋" (pinyin: Jìn), after the state of Jin that existed here during the Spring and Autumn period. The name Shanxi
Shanxi
means "West of the Mountains", a reference to the province's location west of the Taihang Mountains.[5] Shanxi
Shanxi
borders Hebei
Hebei
to the east, Henan
Henan
to the south, Shaanxi
Shaanxi
to the west, and Inner Mongolia to the north and is made up mainly of a plateau bounded partly by mountain ranges
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Port
A port is a maritime commercial facility which may comprise one or more wharves where ships may dock to load and discharge passengers and cargo
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