East China

East China is a key area of historically, politically, and economically. Over a thousand years ago, this area was the main terminus of the Maritime Silk Road, and traded extensively with Japan and Southeast Asia.

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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. Photo: andygee1, CC BY 2.0.

is a coastal province in East . It has long been an outward-looking province, much involved in maritime trade, and is the ancestral home for many overseas Chinese, especially in . Photo: Zhangzhugang, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is located on a 1000-km stretch of the East coast of , just North of . Photo: Asteiner, CC BY 2.5.

, is an eastern, coastal province of the . Photo: Hshook, CC BY-SA 4.0.


is a large and scenic lake in , on the border of and provinces. Photo: Gwydion M. Williams, CC BY 2.0.

East China

Latitude of center
36° or 36° north
Longitude of center
118.5° or 118° 30' east

Also Known As

  • Arabic: شرق الصين
  • Asturian: China del Este
  • Bavarian: Huadong
  • Belarusian: Усходні Кітай
  • Bengali: পূর্ব চীন
  • Bengali: হুয়াতুং
  • Bulgarian: Източен Китай
  • Catalan: Est de la Xina
  • Catalan: Huadong
  • Catalan: Xina de l'Est
  • Chinese: Hôa-tang
  • Chinese: 中国华东
  • Chinese: 华东
  • Chinese: 华东地区
  • Chinese: 華東
  • Chinese: 華東地區
  • Czech: Chua-tung
  • Czech: Východní Čína
  • Dutch: Huadong
  • Dutch: Oost-China
  • English: Huadong
  • Esperanto: Orienta Ĉinio
  • French: Chine de l'Est
  • French: Chine orientale
  • French: Huadong
  • Georgian: აღმოსავლეთი ჩინეთი
  • Georgian: აღმოსავლეთ ჩინეთი
  • German: Huadong
  • German: Ostchina
  • Greek: Ανατολική Κίνα
  • Hebrew: מזרח סין
  • Hindi: पूर्वी चीन
  • Italian: Cina orientale
  • Japanese: 東支
  • Japanese: 東支那
  • Japanese: 華東
  • Korean: 화둥
  • Korean: 화둥 지구
  • Min Nan Chinese: Hôa-tang
  • Norwegian: Huadong
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Huadong
  • Persian: شرق چین
  • Persian: چین شرقی
  • Portuguese: Leste
  • Romanian: China de Est
  • Romanian: Huadong
  • Russian: Восток Китая
  • Russian: Восточный Китай
  • Spanish: China del Este
  • Swedish: Östra Kina
  • Turkish: Doğu Çin
  • Urdu: مشرقی چین
  • Vietnamese: Hoa Đông
  • Vietnamese: Miền Đông Trung Quốc
  • Vietnamese: Đông Trung Quốc
  • Welsh: Dwyrain Tsieina
  • Wu Chinese: 華東
  • Yue Chinese: 華東

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