List of regions of China


List of regions of China

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This is a list of the 31 provincial-level divisions of the People's Republic of China grouped by its former administrative areas from 1949 to 1952, which are now known as traditional regions.

Contents

Overview

China Regions (including Taiwan).png
This map shows the area under effective control of the PRC and the ROC (Taiwan).

List of Regions

Region Map Area Population
(2010)
Population
Density
Provinces
included
Subdivisions
East
China
Huadong China New.PNG 795,837 km² 384,364,968 483/km² Shanghai (Municipality) List of Subdivisions
Anhui List of Subdivisions
Fujian List of Subdivisions
Jiangsu List of Subdivisions
Jiangxi List of Subdivisions
Shandong List of Subdivisions
Zhejiang List of Subdivisions
North
China
Huabei China.png 1,556,061 km² 164,823,226 105/km² Beijing (Municipality) List of Subdivisions
Tianjin (Municipality) List of Subdivisions
Hebei List of Subdivisions
Shanxi List of Subdivisions
Inner Mongolia (Autonomous region) List of Subdivisions
Northeast
China
Dongbei China.png 793,300 km² 109,520,844 138/km² Heilongjiang List of Subdivisions
Jilin List of Subdivisions
Liaoning List of Subdivisions
Northwest
China
Xibei China.png 1,612,800 km² 96,644,038 60/km² Gansu List of Subdivisions
Qinghai List of Subdivisions
Shaanxi List of Subdivisions
Ningxia (Autonomous region) List of Subdivisions
Xinjiang (Autonomous region) List of Subdivisions
South Central
China
Zhongnan China.png 21,014,354 km² 2383,559,808 2378/km² Guangdong List of Subdivisions
Hainan List of Subdivisions
Henan List of Subdivisions
Hubei List of Subdivisions
Hunan List of Subdivisions
Guangxi (Autonomous region) List of Subdivisions
Hong Kong (Special administrative region) List of Subdivisions
Macau (Special administrative region) List of Subdivisions
Southwest
China
Xinan China.png 2,365,900 km² 192,979,243 82/km² Chongqing (Municipality) List of Subdivisions
Guizhou List of Subdivisions
Sichuan List of Subdivisions
Yunnan List of Subdivisions
Tibet (Autonomous region) List of Subdivisions

Other kinds of statistics

Region Area Population
(2010)
Population
Density
Provinces included & Notes
East China 832,028 km² 407,527,091 499/km² The seven entities above and the claimed Taiwan Province.
Taiwan is administered by the  ROC and claimed by the  PRC.
Central China 564,700 km² 216,945,029 384/km² Henan, Hubei, Hunan
South China 449,654 km² 166,614,779 371/km² Guangdong, Hainan, Guangxi, Hong Kong, Macau
Western China 3,978,700 km² 289,623,281 73/km² Chongqing, Gansu, Guizhou, Ningxia, Qinghai, Shaanxi, Sichuan, Tibet, Xinjiang, Yunnan

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