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Due to China's large population and area, the administrative divisions of China have consisted of several levels since ancient times.
An armillary sphere (variations are known as spherical astrolabe, armilla, or armil) is a model of objects in the sky (on the celestial sphere), consisting of a spherical framework of rings, centred on Earth or the Sun, that represent lines of celestial longitude and latitude and other astronomically important features, such as the ecliptic.
Astronomy (from ἀστρονομία) is a natural science that studies celestial objects and phenomena.
Ürümqi railway station is a redeveloped station, formerly a small halt called Ergong.
Beijingxi (Beijing West) railway station (colloquially referred to as West Station) is located in western Beijing's Fengtai District.
A bus station is a structure where city or intercity buses stop to pick up and drop off passengers.
Chain drive is a way of transmitting mechanical power from one place to another.
Chang'an was an ancient capital of more than ten dynasties in Chinese history, today known as Xi'an.
Chengdu railway station is one of the 3 major railway stations in Chengdu, China, the others being Chengdu South railway station and Chengdu East railway station.
China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.
China Eastern Airlines Corporation Limited (colloquially known as 东航/東航) is an airline headquartered in the China Eastern Airlines Building, on the grounds of Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport in Changning District, Shanghai.
China National Highway 106 (G106;, 106 Guo Dao) is a road from Beijing to Guangzhou.
China National Highway 220 (G220) runs from Binzhou, Shandong to Zhengzhou, Henan.
China National Highway 310 (G310) runs northwest from Lianyungang, Jiangsu towards Anhui, Henan, Shaanxi provinces, and ends in Tianshui, Gansu.
China Southern Airlines Company Limited is an airline headquartered in Baiyun District, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China. Established on 1 July 1988 following the restructuring of the Civil Aviation Administration of China that acquired and merged a number of domestic airlines, the airline became one of China's "Big Three" airlines (alongside Air China and China Eastern Airlines), the world's sixth-largest airline measured by passengers carried and Asia's largest airline in fleet size, revenue and passengers carried. With its main hubs at Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport and Beijing Capital International Airport, the airline operates more than 2,000 flights to 208 destinations daily as a member of SkyTeam. The logo of the airline consists of a kapok flower (which is also the city flower of Guangzhou) on a blue tail fin. The parent company of China Southern Airlines Company Limited is China Southern Air Holding Company, a state-owned enterprise that was supervised by the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council.
The Chinese Athletic Association (CAA) (中国田径协会) is the national governing body for the sport of athletics in the People's Republic of China.
Postal romanization was a system of transliterating Chinese place names developed by the Imperial Post Office in the early 1900s.
Chongqing North railway station is a railway station located in Yubei District, Chongqing City, People's Republic of China.
Chrysanthemums, sometimes called mums or chrysanths, are flowering plants of the genus Chrysanthemum in the family Asteraceae.
Clock towers are a specific type of building which houses a turret clock and has one or more clock faces on the upper exterior walls.
Counties, formally county-level divisions, are found in the third level of the administrative hierarchy in Provinces and Autonomous regions, and the second level in municipalities and Hainan, a level that is known as "county level" and also contains autonomous counties, county-level cities, banners, autonomous banner, and City districts.
Dalian railway station is a railway station of the Harbin–Dalian section of the Beijing–Harbin High-Speed Railway.
The term district, in the context of China, is used to refer to several unrelated political divisions in both ancient and modern China.
Dongjing meng Hua lu or The Eastern Capital: A Dream of Splendor, is a memoir written by Meng Yuanlao (孟元老) (ca. 1090 - 1150). In 1126, Meng was made a refugee from Kaifeng, the thriving capital of the Northern Song Dynasty after Jurchen Jin invaders conquered northern China and forced the withdrawal of the Song court to the temporary capital, Hangzhou, in the south, then known as Lin'an. Meng's book is a detailed and nostalgic description of the old capital's urban life, seasonal products, and festivals, as well as foods, customs, and traditions. In later dynasties, the book was much imitated and taken as an authoritative picture of affluent Chinese culture. Nothing else is known of the author, evidently a minor government official, except that he lived in Bianjing (汴京) (now called Kaifeng, in Henan province) between the ages of 13 and 27 before escaping to the south. His book was first printed in 1187, but the Preface is dated 1147, a number of years after the capital was moved, indicating that Meng started a draft at this point. The work was published in 10 volumes (juan) and traditional bibliographers classified it as travel writing. It is often cited under the abbreviated name, Meng Hua lu.
The Dragon Pavilion, Longting or Wanshou pavilion is located in Kaifeng in the eastern part of Henan province, People's Republic of China.
The term drum tower is used to refer to a tower in the center of an old Chinese city, housing signal drums.
Emperor Jing of Han (188 BC – 9 March 141 BC), personal name Liu Qi (劉啟), was the sixth emperor of the Chinese Han dynasty from 157 to 141 BC.
An escapement is a device in mechanical watches and clocks that transfers energy to the timekeeping element (the "impulse action") and allows the number of its oscillations to be counted (the "locking action").
Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.
The Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period was an era of political upheaval in 10th-century Imperial China.
A floodplain or flood plain is an area of land adjacent to a stream or river which stretches from the banks of its channel to the base of the enclosing valley walls, and which experiences flooding during periods of high discharge.
Fuzhou railway station (also spelled Fúzhōu Huǒchē Zhàn or Fuzhou Huochezhan) is a metro station and a railway station located in Fuzhou, Fujian Province, People's Republic of China, at the junction of the Wenzhou–Fuzhou Railway, Nanping–Fuzhou Railway, and Fuxia Railway which are operated by the Nanchang Railway Bureau of the China Railway Corporation.
The Lianyungang–Khorgas Expressway, commonly referred to as the Lianhuo Expressway, is in the People's Republic of China that connects the cities of Lianyungang, in the province of Jiangsu, and Khorgas, in the autonomous region of Xinjiang, on the border with Kazakhstan.
The Grand Canal, known to the Chinese as the Beijing–Hangzhou Grand Canal (Jīng-Háng Dà Yùnhé), a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the longest as well as one of the oldest canal or artificial river in the world and a famous tourist destination.
Guangzhou railway station serves the city of Guangzhou.
Gulou District is a district of the city of Kaifeng, Henan province, China.
Haifa (חֵיפָה; حيفا) is the third-largest city in Israel – after Jerusalem and Tel Aviv– with a population of in.
The Han Chinese,.
Hangzhou (Mandarin:; local dialect: /ɦɑŋ tseɪ/) formerly romanized as Hangchow, is the capital and most populous city of Zhejiang Province in East China.
Hangzhou railway station) is located in Shangcheng District, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province of China. It is affiliated to Shanghai Railway Bureau, and is also the terminal of the Shanghai–Hangzhou Railway. The station is ranked first-class.
Harbin railway station is a railway station of Jingha railway, Binsui Railway, Labin Railway, Binbei Railway and Binzhou Railway.
Henan is a province of the People's Republic of China, located in the central part of the country.
Henan cuisine, also known as Yu cuisine, is derived from the native cooking styles of Henan Province in China.
Henan University is one of the oldest public universities in China.
There are traditionally four historical capitals of China, collectively referred to as the "Four Great Ancient Capitals of China".
Jews and Judaism in China are predominantly composed of Sephardi Jews and their descendants.
The Hui people (Xiao'erjing: خُوِذُو; Dungan: Хуэйзў, Xuejzw) are an East Asian ethnoreligious group predominantly composed of Han Chinese adherents of the Muslim faith found throughout China, mainly in the northwestern provinces of the country and the Zhongyuan region.
A humid subtropical climate is a zone of climate characterized by hot and humid summers, and mild to cool winters.
Hydraulics (from Greek: Υδραυλική) is a technology and applied science using engineering, chemistry, and other sciences involving the mechanical properties and use of liquids.
The Iron Pagoda of Youguo Temple (佑國寺), Kaifeng City, Henan province, is a Buddhist Chinese pagoda built in 1049 during the Song dynasty (960–1279) of China.
ISO 3166-2:CN is the entry for China in ISO 3166-2, part of the ISO 3166 standard published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), which defines codes for the names of the principal subdivisions (e.g. provinces or states) of all countries coded in ISO 3166-1.
The Jin dynasty, officially known as the Great Jin, lasted from 1115 to 1234 as one of the last dynasties in Chinese history to predate the Mongol invasion of China.
The Jinan Military Region was a PLA Military Region located in the east of the People's Republic of China, covering the Shandong and Henan Provinces, which also form military districts.
Map showing the Song-Jurchen Jin wars The Jin–Song Wars were a series of conflicts between the Jurchen Jin dynasty (1115–1234) and Han Chinese Song dynasty (960–1279).
The Jingkang Incident, also known as the Humiliation of Jingkang and the Disorders of the Jingkang Period took place in 1127 during the Jin–Song Wars when the forces of the Jurchen-led Jin dynasty besieged and sacked Bianjing (present-day Kaifeng), the capital of the Han Chinese-led Song dynasty.
The Jurchen (Manchu: Jušen; 女真, Nǚzhēn), also known by many variant names, were a Tungusic people who inhabited the region of Manchuria until around 1630, at which point they were reformed and combined with their neighbors as the Manchu.
Kaifeng Air Base is a People's Liberation Army Air Force Base, located about 1 mile southeast of Kaifeng (Henan Province) in the People’s Republic of China.
The Kaifeng Jews are members of a small Jewish community in Kaifeng, in the Henan province of China who have assimilated into Chinese society while preserving some Jewish traditions and customs.
The Kaifeng North railway station is a railway station of Xuzhou–Lanzhou high-speed railway in Kaifeng, Henan, China.
Kaifeng railway station is a station on Longhai railway in Kaifeng, Henan.
The Kangxi Emperor (康熙; 4 May 165420 December 1722), personal name Xuanye, was the fourth emperor of the Qing dynasty, the first to be born on Chinese soil south of the Shanhai Pass near Beijing, and the second Qing emperor to rule over that part of China, from 1661 to 1722.
The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.
Kiryat Motzkin (קִרְיַת מוֹצְקִין) is a city in the Haifa District of Israel, north of the city of Haifa.
Lankao County is a county of Kaifeng, Henan, China.
The Later Han was founded in 947.
The Later Jìn (936–947), also called Shi Jin (石晉), was one of the Five Dynasties during the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period in China.
The Later Zhou was the last in a succession of five dynasties that controlled most of northern China during the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period, which lasted from 907 to 960 and bridged the gap between the Tang Dynasty and the Song Dynasty.
Li Zicheng (22 September 1606 – 1645), born Li Hongji, also known by the nickname, "Dashing King", was a Chinese rebel leader who overthrew the Ming dynasty in 1644 and ruled over China briefly as the emperor of the short-lived Shun dynasty before his death a year later.
Multiple ethnic groups populate China, where "China" is taken to mean areas controlled by either of the two states using "China" in their formal names, the People's Republic of China (China) and the Republic of China (Taiwan).
Liu Shaoqi (24 November 189812 November 1969) was a Chinese revolutionary, politician, and theorist.
The Longhai railway, formerly romanized as the is a major arterial east–west railway in China.
Longting District is a district of the city of Kaifeng, Henan province, China.
Luoyang, formerly romanized as Loyang, is a city located in the confluence area of Luo River and Yellow River in the west of Henan province.
Ma Yu Ching's Bucket Chicken House, located in Kaifeng, China, claims to be the world's oldest restaurant, although the Guinness Book of World Records recognizes Cafe Botin in Spain as the oldest restaurant continuously operating in the world.
The Ming dynasty was the ruling dynasty of China – then known as the – for 276 years (1368–1644) following the collapse of the Mongol-led Yuan dynasty.
The Mongol conquest of China was a series of major military efforts by the Mongol Empire to invade China proper.
In the Mongol siege of Kaifeng from 1232 to 1233, the Mongol Empire captured Kaifeng, the capital of the Jurchen Jin dynasty.
The Mongols (ᠮᠣᠩᠭᠣᠯᠴᠤᠳ, Mongolchuud) are an East-Central Asian ethnic group native to Mongolia and China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.
Monsoon is traditionally defined as a seasonal reversing wind accompanied by corresponding changes in precipitation, but is now used to describe seasonal changes in atmospheric circulation and precipitation associated with the asymmetric heating of land and sea.
A Muslim (مُسلِم) is someone who follows or practices Islam, a monotheistic Abrahamic religion.
A naming taboo is a cultural taboo against speaking or writing the given names of exalted persons in China and neighboring nations in the ancient Chinese cultural sphere.
Night markets or night bazaars are street markets which operate at night and are generally dedicated to more leisurely strolling, shopping, and eating than more businesslike day markets.
North China (literally "China's north") is a geographical region of China, lying North of the Qinling Huaihe Line.
Omsk (p) is a city and the administrative center of Omsk Oblast, Russia, located in southwestern Siberia from Moscow.
The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) is the armed forces of the People's Republic of China (PRC) and Communist Party of China (CPC).
Pita in Greek, sometimes spelled pitta (mainly UK), also known as Arabic bread, Lebanese bread, or Syrian bread, is a soft, slightly leavened flatbread baked from wheat flour, which originated in Western Asia, most probably Mesopotamia around 2500 BC.
A prefectural-level municipality, prefectural-level city or prefectural city; formerly known as province-controlled city from 1949 to 1983, is an administrative division of the People's Republic of China (PRC), ranking below a province and above a county in China's administrative structure.
The President of the People's Republic of China is the head of state of the People's Republic of China.
Provincial-level administrative divisions or first-level administrative divisions, are the highest-level Chinese administrative divisions.
Qi County or Qixian is a county of Kaifeng, Henan, People's Republic of China, with an area of 1243 square km and a population of 1.05 million.
Qin (Old Chinese: *) was an ancient Chinese state during the Zhou dynasty.
The Qin dynasty was the first dynasty of Imperial China, lasting from 221 to 206 BC.
The Qing dynasty, also known as the Qing Empire, officially the Great Qing, was the last imperial dynasty of China, established in 1636 and ruling China from 1644 to 1912.
Qingdao (also spelled Tsingtao) is a city in eastern Shandong Province on the east coast of China.
The Zhengzhou–Minquan Expressway, often referred to as Zhengmin Expressway and designated as S82 in Henan's expressway system, is long regional expressway in Henan, China.
The Lankao–Nanyang Expressway, often abbreviated as Lannan Expressway and designated as S83 in Henan's expressway system, is long regional expressway in Henan, China.
Shandong (formerly romanized as Shantung) is a coastal province of the People's Republic of China, and is part of the East China region.
Shanghai Hongqiao (Shanghainese: Zånhae œnjiohzaen) is one of the three major railway stations in Shanghai, China, the others being Shanghai railway station and Shanghai South railway station.
Shanghai station (Shanghainese: Zånhae Hutsuzae) is one of the four major railway stations in Shanghai, China, the others being Shanghai South, Shanghai Hongqiao, and Shanghai West (Shanghaixi).
Shangqiu, formerly romanized as Shangkiu, is a city in eastern Henan province, Central China.
Shenzhen station (formerly Shum Chun station) or Shenzhen Luohu station, is located across from Luohu Commercial City in the Luohu district of Shenzhen, Guangdong and is the southern terminus of the Guangshen Railway.
Shunhe Hui District is a district of Henan, China.
Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal or social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states, and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.
The Song dynasty (960–1279) was an era of Chinese history that began in 960 and continued until 1279.
Su Song (courtesy name: Zirong 子容) (1020–1101 AD) was a renowned Hokkien polymath who was described as a scientist, mathematician, statesman, astronomer, cartographer, horologist, medical doctor, pharmacologist, mineralogist, zoologist, botanist, mechanical and architectural engineer, poet, antiquarian, and ambassador of the Song Dynasty (960–1279).
The Tang dynasty or the Tang Empire was an imperial dynasty of China preceded by the Sui dynasty and followed by the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period.
The Tianjin railway station is the principal railway station in Tianjin, China.
The time in China follows a single standard time offset of UTC+08:00 (eight hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time), despite China spanning five geographical time zones.
is a city located in Saitama Prefecture, Japan.
Tongxu County is a county of Henan, China.
Typhus, also known as typhus fever, is a group of infectious diseases that include epidemic typhus, scrub typhus and murine typhus.
Vehicle registration plates in China are mandatory metal or plastic plates attached to motor vehicles in mainland China for official identification purposes.
The Warring States period was an era in ancient Chinese history of warfare, as well as bureaucratic and military reforms and consolidation, following the Spring and Autumn period and concluding with the Qin wars of conquest that saw the annexation of all other contender states, which ultimately led to the Qin state's victory in 221 BC as the first unified Chinese empire known as the Qin dynasty.
A water clock or clepsydra (Greek κλεψύδρα from κλέπτειν kleptein, 'to steal'; ὕδωρ hydor, 'water') is any timepiece in which time is measured by the regulated flow of liquid into (inflow type) or out from (outflow type) a vessel where the amount is then measured.
A water wheel is a machine for converting the energy of flowing or falling water into useful forms of power, often in a watermill.
Wei (Old Chinese: *) was an ancient Chinese state during the Warring States period.
Weishi County is a county of Henan, China.
Wichita is the largest city in the U.S. state of Kansas.
Women's mosques have existed in China for several hundred years.
Wuhan railway station is one of the three main passenger railway stations of Wuhan, the capital of China's Hubei Province.
Xiangfu District, formerly Kaifeng County, is a district of the city of Kaifeng, Henan, China.
Xinxiang (postal: Sinsiang) is a prefecture-level city in northern Henan province, China.
Xuchang (postal: Hsuchang) is a prefecture-level city in central Henan province in Central China.
The Yellow River or Huang He is the second longest river in Asia, after the Yangtze River, and the sixth longest river system in the world at the estimated length of.
Yuwangtai District (“Platform of King Yu”) is a district of Henan, China.
Zhang Zeduan (1085–1145), alias Zheng Dao, was a Chinese painter of the Song Dynasty.
Zhengzhou is the capital of Henan Province in the central part of the People's Republic of China.
Zhengzhou Xinzheng International Airport is the principal airport serving Zhengzhou, the capital of Henan province, China.
The Zhengzhou–Xuzhou high-speed railway is a high-speed rail line connecting the cities of Zhengzhou and Xuzhou in China.
Zhongyuan, Chungyuan, or the Central Plain, also known as Zhongtu, Chungtu or Zhongzhou, Chungchou, is the area on the lower reaches of the Yellow River which formed the cradle of Chinese civilization.
Zhoukou (postal: Chowkow) is a prefecture-level city in eastern Henan province, China.
The 1642 Yellow River flood or Kaifeng flood was a man-made disaster that principally affected Kaifeng and Xuzhou.
The 20th Group Army is a military formation of the People's Liberation Army Ground Force, stationed in the Jinan Military Region.
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