North China


North China
Northern People's Republic of China region.

Northern China or North China (simplified Chinese: ; traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: Huáběi; literally "China's north") is a geographical region of China. The heartland of North China is the North China Plain.

It is defined by the PRC government to include the municipalities of Beijing and Tianjin, the provinces of Hebei and Shanxi, and Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.

Administrative divisions

Provinces
Name Chinese (S) pinyin Abbreviation Provincial capital Chinese pinyin List of county-level divisions
Hebei 河北 Héběi 冀 jì Shijiazhuang 石家庄 Shíjiāzhuāng List of county-level divisions
Shanxi 山西 Shānxī 晋 jìn Taiyuan 太原 Tàiyuán List of county-level divisions
Municipalities
Provinces governed by the People's Republic of China
Name Chinese (S) pinyin Abbreviation List of county-level divisions
Beijing 北京 Běijīng 京 jīng List of administrative divisions
Tianjin 天津 Tiānjīn 津 jīn List of administrative divisions
Autonomous Region
Name Chinese (S) pinyin Local name Abbreviation Provincial capital Chinese pinyin Local name List of county-level divisions
Inner Mongolia 内蒙古 Nèiměnggǔ Oburmonggul.svg 蒙 měng Hohhot 呼和浩特 Hūhéhàotè Kökeqota.svg List of county-level divisions

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