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Jinhua Dialect
Jinhua dialect () is a dialect of Wu Chinese spoken in the city of Jinhua and the surrounding region in central Zhejiang province. In Jinhua dialect, the name "" is underlyingly and is pronounced . References {{Zhejiang topics Category:Wu Chinese ...
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Jindong District
Jindong District () is an administrative district in Jinhua, Zhejiang Province of China. Located in central Zhejiang Province, it borders Yiwu City to the east, Yongkang City to the south, and Wucheng District to the west. Administrative divisions Subdistricts: *Duohu Subdistrict (多湖街道), Dongxiao Subdistrict (东孝街道) Towns: *Xiaoshun (孝顺镇), Fucun (傅村镇), Caozhai (曹宅镇), Lipu (澧浦镇), Lingxia (岭下镇), Jiangdong (江东镇), Tangya (塘雅镇), Chisong (赤松镇) The only township is Yuandong Township (源东乡) References Category:Districts of Zhejiang Category:Jinhua {{Zhejiang-geo-stub ...
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Wucheng District
Wucheng () is a district of the city of Jinhua, Zhejiang province, China. Administrative divisions Subdistricts: *Chengdong Subdistrict (城东街道), Chengzhong Subdistrict (城中街道), Chengxi Subdistrict (城西街道), Chengbei Subdistrict (城北街道), Jiangnan Subdistrict (江南街道), Xiguan Subdistrict (西关街道), Qiubin Subdistrict (秋滨街道), Xinshi Subdistrict (新狮街道), Sanjiangkou Subdistrict (三江口街道) Towns: *Luodian (罗店镇), Jiangtang (蒋堂镇), Tangxi (汤溪镇), Luobu (罗埠镇), Yafan (雅畈镇), Langya (琅琊镇), Yangbu (洋埠镇), Andi (安地镇), Bailongqiao (白龙桥镇) Townships: *Sumeng Township (苏孟乡), Zhuma Township (竹马乡), Qianxi Township (乾西乡), Changshan Township (长山乡), Xinfan Township (莘畈乡), Ruoyang Township (箬阳乡), Shafan Township (沙畈乡), Tashi Township (塔石乡), Lingshang Township (岭上乡) See also *Shangjing, a village in Tangxi, Wucheng District References ...
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Jinhua
, alternately romanized as Kinhwa, is a prefecture-level city in central Zhejiang province in eastern China. It borders the provincial capital of Hangzhou to the northwest, Quzhou to the southwest, Lishui to the south, Taizhou to the east, and Shaoxing to the northeast. Its population was 5,361,572 at the 2010 census including 1,077,245 in the built-up area made of two urban districts (not including the satellite city of Lanxi, which has become essentially a suburban offshoot of Jinhua's main urban area). Jinhua is rich in red soil and forest resources. The Jinhua or Wu River flows through the Lan and Fuchun to the Qiantang River beside Hangzhou, which flows into Hangzhou Bay and the East China Sea. In medieval China, it formed part of the water network feeding supplies to the southern end of the Grand Canal. It is best known for its dry-cured Jinhua ham. History and culture The history of Jinhua dates back to the 2nd century BC, when it was a county subordinate to Shaoxing. It ...
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Zhejiang
Zhejiang (, formerly romanized as Chekiang) is an eastern, coastal province of the People's Republic of China. Its capital and largest city is Hangzhou. Zhejiang is bordered by Jiangsu and Shanghai to the north, Anhui to the northwest, Jiangxi to the west and Fujian to the south. To the east is the East China Sea, beyond which lies the Ryukyu Islands. The population of Zhejiang stands at 57 million, the 10th highest among China. Other notable cities include Ningbo and Wenzhou. It has been called 'the backbone of China' due to being a major driving force in the Chinese economy and being the birthplace of several notable persons, including the Chinese Nationalist leader Chiang Kai-shek and entrepreneur Jack Ma. Zhejiang consists of 90 counties (incl. county-level cities and districts). The area of Zhejiang was controlled by the Kingdom of Yue during the Spring and Autumn period. The Qin Empire later annexed it in 222 BC. Under the late Ming dynasty and the Qing dynasty that fol ...
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Han Chinese
The Han Chinese,
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Hanzu, or Han peopleStix, Gary (2008)
"Traces of a Distant Past"
''Scientific American'', July: 56–63.
(, ; or ) are an East Asian ethnic group and
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She People
The She people (; Shehua: ; Cantonese: , Fuzhou: ) are an ethnic group in China. They form one of the 56 ethnic groups officially recognized by the People's Republic of China. The She are the largest ethnic minority in Fujian, Zhejiang, and Jiangxi Provinces. They are also present in the provinces of Anhui and Guangdong. Some descendants of the She also exist amongst the Hakka minority in Taiwan. Languages Today, over 400,000 She people of Fujian, Zhejiang, and Jiangxi provinces speak Shehua, an unclassified Chinese variety that has been heavily influenced by Hakka Chinese. There are approximately 1,200 She people in Guangdong province who speak a Hmong–Mien language called She, also called ''Ho Ne'' meaning "mountain people" (). Some said they were descendants of Dongyi, Nanman or Yue peoples. ''Shēhuà'' () should not be confused with (), also known as Ho Ne, which is a Hmong-Mien language spoken in east-central Guangdong. Shehua and Sheyu speakers have separate histories ...
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Wu Chinese
Wu (Chinese character: , , Mandarin: ) is a group of linguistically similar and historically related Sinitic languages spoken primarily in Shanghai, Zhejiang Province, the southern half of Jiangsu Province and surrounding areas. Major Wu varieties include those of Shanghai, Suzhou, Wuxi, Changzhou, Ningbo, Hangzhou, Shaoxing, Wenzhou, Jinhua and Yongkang. Wu speakers, such as Chiang Kai-shek, Lu Xun and Cai Yuanpei, occupied positions of great importance in modern Chinese culture and politics. Wu can also be found being used in Pingtan, Yue opera and Shanghai opera, the former which is second only in national popularity to Peking opera; as well as in the performances of the popular entertainer and comedian Zhou Libo. Wu is also spoken in a large number of diaspora communities, with significant centers of immigration originating from Shanghai, Ningbo, Qingtian and Wenzhou. Suzhou has traditionally been the linguistic center of Wu and was likely the first place the distinct varie ...
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Wuzhou Wu Dialects
Wuzhou Wu (婺州話 or 務州片) is a Southern Wu Chinese language spoken in and around Jinhua in Zhejiang province. It is at best only poorly intelligible with Taihu Wu. Wuzhou Wu is named after the ancient Wuzhou County that existed in modern-day Jinhua. Dialects Jinhua is the chief and representative dialect of Wuzhou. *Jinhua dialect *Lanxi dialect *Pujiang dialect *Yiwu dialect *Dongyang dialect *Pan'an dialect *Yongkang dialect *Wuyi dialect *Jiande dialect References Category:Wu Chinese {{St-lang-stub ...
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