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Jiang'an District
JIANG\'AN DISTRICT (simplified Chinese : 江岸区; traditional Chinese : 江岸區; pinyin : Jiāng'àn qū; literally: "river bank") forms part of the urban core of and is one of 13 districts of Wuhan
Wuhan
, the capital of Hubei
Hubei
province, People's Republic of China. Jiang'an Lim district is located on the Yangtze
Yangtze
's left (northwestern) shore, and includes the northeastern half of the former Hankou
Hankou
city (northeast, i.e. downstream, of Jianghan Rd.). On the left bank of the Yangtze, it borders Huangpi
Huangpi
to the north, Jianghan to the southwest, and Dongxihu to the west; on the opposite bank it borders Hongshan , Wuchang , and Qingshan . REFERENCES * ^ Google
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(2014-07-02). "Jiang\'an" (Map). Google
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Yangtze
The YANGTZE (English: /ˈjæŋtsi/ or /ˈjɑːŋtsi/ ), known in China
China
as the CHáNG JIāNG ( listen ; literally: "Long River") or the YáNGZǐ JIāNG ( listen ), is the longest river in Asia and the third-longest in the world. The river is the longest in the world to flow entirely within one country. It drains one-fifth of the land area of the People\'s Republic of China
China
(PRC) and its river basin is home to one-third of the country\'s population . The Yangtze
Yangtze
is the sixth-largest river by discharge volume in the world . The Yangtze
Yangtze
plays a large role in the history , culture and economy of China
China
. The prosperous Yangtze River Delta
Yangtze River Delta
generates as much as 20% of the PRC\'s GDP
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District (China)
Provinces -------------------------Autonomous regions ------------------------- Special
Special
administrative regions Sub-provincial level Sub-provincial cities -------------------------Sub-provincial autonomous prefectures ------------------------- Sub-provincial city districts
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Pinyin
HANYU PINYIN ROMANIZATION (simplified Chinese : 汉语拼音; traditional Chinese : 漢語拼音; literally: "Han Chinese spelling of sounds"), often abbreviated to PINYIN, is the official romanization system for Standard Chinese
Standard Chinese
in mainland China
China
and to some extent in Taiwan
Taiwan
. It is often used to teach Standard (Mandarin) Chinese, which is normally written using Chinese characters
Chinese characters
. The system includes four diacritics denoting tones . Pinyin
Pinyin
without tone marks is used to spell Chinese names and words in languages written with the Latin alphabet , and also in certain computer input methods to enter Chinese characters. The pinyin system was developed in the 1950s by many linguists, including Zhou Youguang , based on earlier form romanizations of Chinese
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Traditional Chinese Characters
TRADITIONAL CHINESE CHARACTERS (traditional Chinese: 正體字/繁體字; simplified Chinese : 正体字/繁体字; Pinyin : Zhèngtǐzì/Fántĭzì) are Chinese characters
Chinese characters
in any character set that does not contain newly created characters or character substitutions performed after 1946. They are most commonly the characters in the standardized character sets of Taiwan
Taiwan
, of Hong Kong and Macau
Macau
or in the Kangxi Dictionary
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Google
GOOGLE LLC is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware. Google
Google
was founded in 1998 by Larry Page
Larry Page
and Sergey Brin while they were Ph.D. students at Stanford University, California. Together, they own about 14 percent of its shares and control 56 percent of the stockholder voting power through supervoting stock. They incorporated Google
Google
as a privately held company on September 4, 1998. An Initial public offering (IPO) took place on August 19, 2004, and Google
Google
moved to its new headquarters in Mountain View, California, nicknamed the Googleplex
Googleplex

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Google Maps
GOOGLE MAPS is a web mapping service developed by Google
Google
. It offers satellite imagery , street maps, 360° panoramic views of streets (Street View ), real-time traffic conditions ( Google
Google
Traffic ), and route planning for traveling by foot, car, bicycle (in beta ), or public transportation . Google
Google
Maps began as a C++
C++
desktop program designed by Lars and Jens Eilstrup Rasmussen at Where 2 Technologies. In October 2004, the company was acquired by Google, which converted it into a web application. After additional acquisitions of a geospatial data visualization company and a realtime traffic analyzer, Google
Google
Maps was launched in February 2005. The service's front end utilizes JavaScript , XML
XML
, and Ajax
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Prefecture-level City
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Special
administrative regions Sub-provincial level Sub-provincial cities -------------------------Sub-provincial autonomous prefectures ------------------------- Sub-provincial city districts
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Sub-provincial Divisions In The People's Republic Of China
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Special
administrative regions Sub-provincial level Sub-provincial cities -------------------------Sub-provincial autonomous prefectures ------------------------- Sub-provincial city districts Prefectural level (2nd) Prefectural cities -------------------------Autonomous prefectures -------------------------Le
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List Of Current And Former Capitals Of Subnational Entities Of China
This is a list of the CURRENT AND FORMER CAPITALS OF COUNTRY SUBDIVISIONS OF CHINA . The history of China
China
and its administrative divisions is long and convoluted; hence, this chart will cover only capitals after the completion of the Mongol conquest of China
China
in 1279, because the modern province (sheng 省) was first created during the Mongol Yuan Dynasty
Yuan Dynasty
. A selection of country subdivisions and their capitals before 1279 can be found in the article History of the political divisions of China
China
. Years may not line up perfectly during periods of turmoil (e.g. at the end of each dynasty). The list includes current and former provinces, as well as other first-level units that have been used over the course of China's recent history, such as autonomous regions , military command zones during the Qing Dynasty, and so forth
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Portable Document Format
The PORTABLE DOCUMENT FORMAT (PDF) is a file format used to present documents in a manner independent of application software , hardware , and operating systems . Each PDF file encapsulates a complete description of a fixed-layout flat document, including the text, fonts , graphics, and other information needed to display it
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Simplified Chinese Characters
SIMPLIFIED CHINESE CHARACTERS (简化字; jiǎnhuàzì) are standardized Chinese characters
Chinese characters
prescribed in the Table of General Standard Chinese
Standard Chinese
Characters for use in mainland China . Along with traditional Chinese characters
Chinese characters
, they are one of the two standard character sets of the contemporary Chinese written language . The government of the People\'s Republic of China
Republic of China
in mainland China has promoted them for use in printing since the 1950s and 1960s to encourage literacy. They are officially used in the People\'s Republic of China
Republic of China
and Singapore
Singapore

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District Of China
Provinces -------------------------Autonomous regions ------------------------- Special administrative regions Sub-provincial level Sub-provincial cities -------------------------Sub-provincial autonomous prefectures ------------------------- Sub-provincial city districts Prefectural level (2nd) Prefectural cities -------------------------Autonomous prefectures -------------------------Leagues -------------------------Prefectures (abolishing) Sub-prefectural-level Sub-prefectural cities -------------------------Provincial-controlled cities -------------------------Provincial-controlled counties
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China Standard Time
The TIME IN CHINA follows a single standard time offset of UTC+08:00 (eight hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time
Coordinated Universal Time
), despite China spanning five geographical time zones . The official national standard time is called Beijing
Beijing
Time (Chinese : 北京时间) domestically and China
China
Standard Time (CST) internationally. Daylight saving time has not been observed since 1991. The special administrative regions (SARs) maintain their own time authorities, with standards called Hong Kong Time (香港時間) and Macau
Macau
Standard Time (澳門標準時間). These have been equivalent to Beijing
Beijing
time since 1992
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Time Zone
A TIME ZONE is a region of the globe that observes a uniform standard time for legal , commercial , and social purposes. Time
Time
zones tend to follow the boundaries of countries and their subdivisions because it is convenient for areas in close commercial or other communication to keep the same time . Most of the time zones on land are offset from Coordinated Universal Time
Time
(UTC) by a whole number of hours ( UTC−12 to UTC+14), but a few zones are offset by 30 or 45 minutes (e.g. Newfoundland Standard Time is UTC−03:30, Nepal
Nepal
Standard Time
Time
is UTC+05:45, and Indian Standard Time
Time
is UTC+05:30). Some higher latitude and temperate zone countries use daylight saving time for part of the year, typically by adjusting local clock time by an hour. Many land time zones are skewed toward the west of the corresponding nautical time zones
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Sub-provincial City
Provinces -------------------------Autonomous regions ------------------------- Special
Special
administrative regions Sub-provincial level Sub-provincial cities -------------------------Sub-provincial autonomous prefectures ------------------------- Sub-provincial city districts Prefectural level (2nd) Prefectural cities -------------------------Autonomous prefectures -------------------------Le
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