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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 -------------------------

Leagues -------------------------

Prefectures (abolishing)

Sub-prefectural-level Sub-prefectural cities -------------------------

Provincial-controlled cities -------------------------

Provincial-controlled counties ------------------------- Provincial-controlled districts

County level (3rd) Counties -------------------------

Autonomous counties -------------------------

County-level cities -------------------------

Districts Ethnic districts -------------------------

Banners Autonomous banners -------------------------

Shennongjia
Shennongjia
Forestry District -------------------------

Liuzhi Special District
Liuzhi Special District
-------------------------

Wolong Special Administrative Region -------------------------

Workers and peasants districts (obsolete)

Analogous county level units Management areas Management committee

Township level (4th) Townships -------------------------

Ethnic townships -------------------------

Towns -------------------------

Subdistricts Subdistrict bureaux -------------------------

Sums -------------------------

Ethnic sums -------------------------

County-controlled districts County-controlled district bureaux (obsolete) -------------------------

Management committees -------------------------

Town-level city (pilot)

Analogous township level units Management areas Management committee -------------------------

Areas ------------------------- Farms area , Prison area , University towns etc.

Village level (5th) informal (Grassroots Autonomous Organizations) -------------------------

Villages · Gaqas Village Committees -------------------------

Residential communities Residential Committees

Other Regions -------------------------

Capital cities -------------------------

New areas -------------------------

Autonomous administrative divisions -------------------------

National Central Cities ------------------------- Special
Special
Economic Zones

History : before 1912 , 1912–49 , 1949–present ------------------------- Administrative division
Administrative division
codes

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An AUTONOMOUS REGION (AR; simplified Chinese : 自治区; traditional Chinese : 自治區; pinyin : Zìzhì qū) is a first-level administrative divisions of China
China
. Like Chinese provinces , an autonomous region has its own local government, but an autonomous region has more legislative rights. An autonomous region is a minority entity which has a higher population of a particular minority ethnic group.

The Inner Mongolia
Inner Mongolia
autonomous region was established in 1947; Xinjiang
Xinjiang
was made autonomous in 1955; Guangxi and Ningxia
Ningxia
in 1958, and Tibet in 1965. The designation of Guangxi and Ningxia
Ningxia
as Zhuang and Hui autonomous areas, respectively, was bitterly protested by the local Han Chinese , who made up two-thirds of the population of each region. Although Mongols made up even less than a percentage of Inner Mongolia, the ensuing Chinese Civil War
Chinese Civil War
gave little opportunity for protest.

CONTENTS

* 1 List of autonomous regions

* 2 Statistics

* 2.1 Population * 2.2 Ethnic composition of Autonomous Regions (%, 2000)

* 3 See also * 4 References

LIST OF AUTONOMOUS REGIONS

Designated minority NAME IN ENGLISH Simplified Chinese Pinyin Local name SASM/GNC romanization (Language) ABBREVIATION CAPITAL

Zhuang GUANGXI Zhuang Autonomous Region 广西壮族自治区 Guǎngxī Zhuàngzú Zìzhìqū Gvangjish Bouxcuengh Swcigih (Zhuang ) 桂 Guì (GZAR) Nanning
Nanning
(南宁; Nanzningz)

Mongol INNER MONGOLIA Autonomous Region (NEI MONGOL Autonomous Region) 内蒙古自治区 Nèi Měnggǔ Zìzhìqū ᠦᠪᠦᠷ ᠮᠣᠩᠭᠤᠯ ᠤᠨ ᠥᠪᠡᠷᠲᠡᠭᠡᠨ ᠵᠠᠰᠠᠬᠣ ᠣᠷᠣᠨ Öbür mongγol-un öbertegen zasaqu orun (Mongolian ) 內蒙古 Nèi Měnggǔ (IMAR) Hohhot (呼和浩特; ᠬᠥᠬᠡᠬᠣᠲᠠ)

Tibetan TIBET Autonomous Region (XIZANG Autonomous Region) 西藏自治区 Xīzàng Zìzhìqū བོད་རང་སྐྱོང་ལྗོངས། Poi Ranggyong Jong (Tibetan ) 藏 Zàng (TAR) Lhasa (拉萨; ལྷ་ས།)

Uyghur XINJIANG Uyghur Autonomous Region 新疆维吾尔自治区 Xīnjiāng Wéiwú'ěr Zìzhìqū شىنجاڭ ئۇيغۇر ئاپتونوم رايونى ‎ Xinjang Uyĝur Aptonom Rayoni (Uyghur ) 新 Xīn (XUAR) Ürümqi
Ürümqi
(乌鲁木齐; ئۈرۈمچی‎)

Hui NINGXIA Hui Autonomous Region 宁夏回族自治区 Níngxià Huízú Zìzhìqū The Hui speak Chinese 宁 Níng (NHAR) Yinchuan
Yinchuan
(银川)

STATISTICS

POPULATION

ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISION NATIONAL SHARE (%) 2010 CENSUS 2000 CENSUS 1990 CENSUS 1982 CENSUS 1964 CENSUS 1954 CENSUS

Guangxi 3.5 46,026,629 43,854,538 42,245,765 36,420,960 20,845,017 19,560,822

Inner Mongolia
Inner Mongolia
1.9 24,706,321 23,323,347 21,456,798 19,274,279 12,348,638 6,100,104

Ningxia
Ningxia
0.5 6,176,900 5,486,393 4,655,451 3,895,578 * *

Tibet 0.2 3,002,166 2,616,329 2,196,010 1,892,393 1,251,225 1,273,969

Xinjiang
Xinjiang
1.6 21,813,334 18,459,511 15,155,778 13,081,681 7,270,067 4,873,608

ETHNIC COMPOSITION OF AUTONOMOUS REGIONS (%, 2000)

ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISION TITULAR ETHNIC GROUP HAN CHINESE THIRD LARGEST ETHNIC GROUP

Xinjiang
Xinjiang
(Uyghur) 45.21% 40.58% 6.74% (Kazakh )

Tibet (Tibetan) 92.8% 6.1% 0.35% (Hui)

Inner Mongolia
Inner Mongolia
(Mongol) 17.13% 79.17% 2.14% (Manchu )

Ningxia
Ningxia
(Hui) 33.9% 65.5 % 1.16% (Manchu)

Guangxi (Zhuang) 32.0% 62.0 % 3.0% (Yao )

NOTE: In the "Third Largest Ethnic Group" column is the ethnic group given in brackets, after the names of the autonomous regions and Han people.

SEE ALSO

* China
China
portal

* Administrative divisions of China
China

* Provinces of China
China
* Special
Special
administrative regions of China
China

* Autonomous prefectures of China
China

REFERENCES

* ^ Dreyer, June Teufel (1997). "Assimilation and Accommodation in China". In Brown, Michael Edward; Ganguly, Šumit. Government Policies and Ethnic Relations in Asia
Asia
and the Pacific. MIT Press. p. 365. * ^ "Communiqué of the National Bureau of Statistics of People\'s Republic of China
China
on Major Figures of the 2010 Population Census". National Bureau of Statistics of China
China
. Archived from the original on 2013-07-27. * ^ "现将2000年第五次全国人口普查快速汇总的人口地区分布数据公布如下". National Bureau of Statistics of China
China
. Archived from the original on 2012-08-29. * ^ "中华人民共和国国家统计局关于一九九〇年人口普查主要数据的公报". National Bureau of Statistics of China
China
. Archived from the original on 2012-06-19. * ^ "中华人民共和国国家统计局关于一九八二年人口普查主要数字的公报". National Bureau of Statistics of China
China
. Archived from the original on 2012-05-10. * ^ "第二次全国人口普查结果的几项主要统计数字". National Bureau of Statistics of China
China
. Archived from the original on 2012-09-14. * ^ "中华人民共和国国家统计局关于第一次全国人口调查登记结果的公报". National Bureau of Statistics of China
China
. Archived from the original on 2009-08-05.

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Provincial-level divisions of the People\'s Republic of China
China

PROVINCES

* Anhui
Anhui
* Fujian * Gansu
Gansu
* Guangdong
Guangdong
* Guizhou
Guizhou
* Hainan
Hainan
* Hebei
Hebei
* Heilongjiang
Heilongjiang
* Henan * Hubei
Hubei
* Hunan
Hunan
* Jiangsu
Jiangsu
* Jiangxi
Jiangxi
* Jilin
Jilin
* Liaoning
Liaoning
* Qinghai
Qinghai
* Shaanxi
Shaanxi
* Shandong
Shandong
* Shanxi
Shanxi
* Sichuan
Sichuan
* Yunnan
Yunnan
* Zhejiang
Zhejiang

AUTONOMOUS REGIONS

* Guangxi * Inner Mongolia
Inner Mongolia
* Ningxia
Ningxia
* Tibet * Xinjiang
Xinjiang

MUNICIPALITIES

* Beijing
Beijing
* Chongqing
Chongqing
* Shanghai
Shanghai
* Tianjin
Tianjin

SPECIAL ADMINISTRATIVE REGIONS

* Hong Kong
Hong Kong
¹ * Macau
Macau
¹

OTHER

* Taiwan
Taiwan
¹

NOTE: Taiwan
Taiwan
is claimed by the People\'s Republic of China
China
but administered by the Republic of China
China
(see Political status of Taiwan ). Hong Kong
Hong Kong
and Macau
Macau
are claimed as provincial-level divisions, but as listed on the constitutional documents and joint declarations their statuses are better to be interpreted as first-level divisions instead.

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Articles on first-level administrative divisions of Asian countries

SOVEREIGN STATES

* Afghanistan * Armenia * Azerbaijan 1 * Bahrain * Bangladesh * Bhutan * Brunei * Cambodia * China
China
* Cyprus * Egypt 1 * Georgia 1 * India * Indonesia 1 * Iran * Iraq * Israel * Japan * Jordan * Kazakhstan 1 * North Korea * South Korea * Kuwait * Kyrgyzstan * Laos * Lebanon * Malaysia * Maldives * Mongolia * Myanmar * Nepal * Oman * Pakistan * Philippines * Qatar * Russia 1 * Saudi Arabia * Singapore * Sri Lanka * Syria * Tajikistan * Thailand * Timor-Leste (East Timor) * Turkey 1 * Turkmenistan * United Arab Emirates * Uzbekistan * Vietnam * Yemen 1

STATES WITH LIMITED RECOGNITION

* Northern Cyprus

* Palestine

* Gaza Strip

* Taiwan
Taiwan

Dependencies and special administrative regions

AUSTRALIA

* Christmas Island * Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Cocos (Keeling) Islands

CHINA

* Hong Kong
Hong Kong
* Macau
Macau

UNITED KINGDOM

* Akrotiri and Dhekelia * British Indian Ocean Territory

1 Country spanning more than one continent (transcontinental country) .

List of administrative divisions by country

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