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Liaoning

Liaoning (遼寧 pinyin liao2 ning2) is a province of China.

遼寧省
Province Abbreviation(s): Xx
Capital Shenyang
Area
 - Total
 - % water
Ranked 21st
145,900 km²
xx%
Population
 - Total (2001)
 - Density
Ranked 13th
42,380,000
290/km²
Administration Type Province

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History

See also: Xianbei

Geography

Liaoning is located in Manchuria, in the southern part of China's Northeast. Bordering on the Yellow Sea and the Bohai Gulf in the south and North Korea in the east and facing Japan to its southeast.

The Yalu River marks the border between North Korea and the Chinese provinces of Jilin and Liaoning.

Other cities include: Dalian

Economy

Demographics

Culture

In paleontology, it is well known for its extraordinary fossils from the Lower Cretaceous; eg, the early 'placental' mammal known as Eomaia.

Tourism

Miscellaneous topics

Colleges and universities

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