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is 's capital, and its second largest city after , with a population of more than 20 million.

is the largest and most developed city in , the country's main center for finance and fashion, and one of the world's most populous and important cities.

is one of the most populous and richest cities in China.


We treat two adjacent areas together as the Northern Central Region of .

is a key area of historically, politically, and economically.

Southeast has always been outward-looking. Many of China's mariners and traders have come from this region and most overseas Chinese can trace their ancestry to the Southeast.

is the most exotic area of , home to many minority ethnic groups.

The Southern Central Region of is largely an agricultural area, but it has some quite large cities and considerable industry as well.

Northeast . In ancient times, this was an area of steppes and fierce nomadic tribes, outside the built to protect China from those tribes.

North West was historically a border region with the beginning of the ancient Silk Road, much desert terrain, and mainly Muslim inhabitants including some nomads and rather fierce tribal groups.


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