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Shanxi (山西 in pinyin: shan1 xi1, in Wade-Giles: Shansi) is a province of China. Abbr. Jin (晋 pinyin jin4).

山西省
Province Abbreviation(s): Xx
Capital Taiyuan[?]
Area
 - Total
 - % water
Ranked 20th
150,000 km²
xx%
Population
 - Total (2000)
 - Density
Ranked 19th
32,970,000
220/km²
Administration Type Province

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History

On January 23, 1556 the deadliest earthquake in history killed 830,000 people in Shanxi.

Geography

Economy

Demographics

Culture

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