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  Zhuang Summary
The Zhuang are a minority people living in south and southwest China, mostly in the mountainous areas of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region and the Wenshan Zhuang-Miao Autonomous Prefecture of Yunan province.
Eastern Guangxi was conquered by the Han people under the Qin Dynasty in 214 B.C. The Hans, to bring the area firmly in their control, built the Ling Canal to link the Xiang and Lijiang rivers and form a North-South waterway.
Guangxi was then divided into an area of Zhuang ascendancy west of Nanning and an area of Han ascendancy east of Nanning.
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 Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region - Encyclopedia.com
Guangxi is a major producer of manganese ore, coal, iron, tin, and fluorspar.
Guangxi has a mix of light and heavy industries, such as oil refineries, fertilizer and cement plants, iron, steel, and textile mills, and factories that produce paper, leather, pharmaceuticals, and handicrafts.
The Zhuang are the second largest ethnic group in China after the Han, and are by far the largest minority in the region.
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 Guangxi   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Geography: Guangxi is located in southern China, between 20° 54' and 26° 20' north latitude, on the southeastern corner of the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau, facing North Bay to the south, bordering Viet Nam to the southwest and surrounded by Guangdong, Guizhou, Yunnan and Hunan provinces.
In the 1950s and 1960s, Guangxi had a young population, with a standard broad-based pyramid-shaped age structure; in 1982, however, the population was in a transition period from young to adult, and entered the early stage of an adult society in 1990, according to statistics for the same year.
Guangxi is an autonomous region dominated by the Zhuang people, but it is also home to 48 ethnic groups, with the minority groups numbering 16.578 million (18.15% of the country's total and 39.24% of the region's total), according to the 1990 census.
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 Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region
However, while the eastern and southern parts of Guangxi came under Chinese rule, the west was largely controlled by Zhuang chieftains.
A region on the edge of China, it was famed in historical times for its mountain scenery and its exotic local produce.
Guangxi province became Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in 1955.
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 Province View-china.org.cn
Regional expenditure was 60.975 billion yuan, an increase of 20.2%.
Guangxi is known for having various mineral deposits, and it serves as one of the 10 important production bases of nonferrous metals in China.
Guangxi ranks first among the Chinese provinces and autonomous regions in being home to the rare species of plants.
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 Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region
Geography: Guangxi is located in southern China, between 20(54'-26(20' north latitude, on the southeastern corner of the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau, faces the North Bay to the south, borders Viet Nam to the southwest and surrounded by Guangdong, Guizhou, Yunnan and Hunan provinces.
In addition, with ethnic population accounting for nearly 40% of its total, Guangxi is one of the three provinces (autonomous regions) in China with an ethnic population of more than 10 million, and the autonomous region with the most ethnic population.
Population migration in Guangxi is marked by rural labor force flowing to nearby cities, and by out-migrants outnumbering in-migrants.
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 Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, map and travel guide
Situated in southern border area and facing Hainan Province across the sea, the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region is bounded by Guangdong, Hunan, Guizhou and Yunnan Provinces.
Guangxi has a mountainous terrain and its northwestern part is higher than the southeastern part, with widely spread limestone.
Because of its karst topography, Guangxi possesses a unique enchanting scenery, especially Guilin has long enjoyed the reputation of having the most beautiful scenery under heaven, and is a famous historical and cultural city and a key tourist area in China.
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 Zhuang - Wikipedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Zhuang people are a minority people who mostly live in the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in southern China.
There is an indigenous Zhuang language[?], which was formerly written in Chinese characters, but now is usually written in Roman letters, as with Vietnamese (Guanxi borders Vietnam).
Most Zhuang follow a traditional animist/ancestor-oriented religion, however, there are a number of Christians, Buddhists, and Muslims in Guanxi as well.
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 Guangxi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Old Guangxi Clique crumbled in the early 1920s, and was replaced by the New Guangxi Clique, led by Li Zongren and Bai Chongxi.
Guangxi is divided into 14 prefecture-level cities, 56 counties, 34 districts, 12 ethnic autonomous counties and 7 county-level cities.
Nearer to the center of the region are the Dayao Mountains (大瑶山) and the Daming Mountains (大明山).
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 Zhuang language and alphabet
Zhuang is a northern Tai language spoken by about 10 million people mainly in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in southern China, and also in Yunnan, Guangdong, Guizhou, and Hunan Provinces.
A method of writing Zhuang based on the Wuming dialect and using a mixture of Latin and Cyrillic letters and a number of IPA symbols was devised in 1955.
Zhuang is a tonal language with six tones which are indicated in written Zhuang with particular letters.
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 Guangxi Travel Guide: Guangxi Tour, Map, Hotel, Tips, Guangxi China
Guangxi, called "Gui" for short, is situated in the southern part of China and is adjacent to the provinces of Yunnan to the west, Guizhou to the north, Hunan to the northeast and Guangdong to the southeast.
In 1958, the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region was established, and it is now one of the five Minority Autonomous Regions in China.
In Guangxi, 80 percent of the rain occurs from April to September.
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 Guide To Investment In Guangxi   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region is wide for about 610 kilometers from the north to the south and long for about 750 kilometers from the east to the west.
Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region is one of the Nation's five Minority Autonomous Regions, where the twelve nationalities of Zhuang, Han, Yao, Miao, Dong, Hui, Shui, Yi, Jing, Molao, Maonan and Gelao, etc. are inhabited.
Guangxi lies in the northern latitude between 2054' and 2623' and eastern longitude between 10428' and 11204', being one of the Nation's coastal provinces and regions.
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 Guangxi
The Zhuang has the large population among China's ethnic minorities, and it is in Guangxi that more than 90% of the Zhuangs (11.6 million) live.
The Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Gui for short, is named after its history as the prefecture of Guilin County in the Qin Dynasty (221-206BC).
Guangxi abounds in minerals, crops and waterpower, rice, sugar cane, peanut, grapefruit, lichee, longan, pear and banana, etc. It is also rich in wild animal resources, with about 38 breeds of rare ones under the state protection.
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 Guangxi Autonomous Region travel guide - China travel guide, Guangxi Autonomous Region China travel services, Guangxi ...
Known as Gui for short, the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in southern China borders on Viet Nam in the southwest and faces the Beibu Bay in the south.
Guangxi is one of China's provinces and autonomous regions with the widest and most typical spread of the karst landform.
All these make the autonomous region an ideal place for people to particpate in 1 S tourist programs, such as drifting on the river, attending conferences, riding a bicycle, exploring the forests, learning the local custums and habits, and recuperating.
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 LOAN: PRC 33176-01 | Guangxi Roads Development
Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region (GZAR), located in the southwest, is a poor province.
GZAR had around 15.2 million rural people officially designated as poor by the end of 2000, accounting for about 32 percent of the total GZAR population of 47.6 million.
The objective of the proposed Project is to promote pro-poor economic growth, and, thus, contribute to poverty reduction, by improving economic efficiency and reducing the cost of road transport in the southwestern region of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.
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 Guangxi
One of China's five autonomous regions, Guangxi Zhuangzu is located in the southern part of the country.
It has an area of 92,700 square miles (240,100 square kilometers) and is bordered by the Chinese provinces of Yunnan on the west, Guizhou on the north, Hunan on the northeast, and Guangdong on the southeast; the Gulf of Tonkin on the south; and Vietnam on the southwest.
In the early 20th century Guangxi and neighboring Guangdong province became the base of the Nationalist revolution led by Sun Yat-sen. It was declared a province of the People's Republic of China in 1949.
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 Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China
In 1958, the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region was established, and it is now one of the five Minority Autonomous Regions in China.
Guangxi, called "Gui" for short, is situated in the southern part of China and is adjacent to the provinces of Yunnan to the west, Guizhou to the north, Hunan to the northeast, Guangdong to the southeast.
In Guangxi, 80 percent of the rain occurs from April to September.
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 Zhuang - Chinese ethnics - China
The Nan Han rule of the Zhuang was marked by minimal interference in Zhuang affairs by the Chinese rulers.
The Sung developed a new way of dealing with the Zhuang that was a combination of force and appeasement, a policy that neither satisfied the aspirations of the Zhuang nor ended the savage warfare brought to the region by the Yao against the Chinese.
The elderly Zhuang feel alienated as the language has been reformed, and they no longer can write Zhuang in the new way, and the Zhuang Autonomous Region of Guangxi has been marked by perpetual economic depression since 1970.
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 cars - Guangxi
The region officially became part of China in 214 BC, when the army of the Qin Dynasty claimed most of the southern provinces, including Guangdong.
Located in the southern part of the country, Guangxi is bordered by Yunnan to the west, Guizhou to the north, Hunan to the northeast, and Guangdong to the southeast, and by Vietnam and the Beibu Bay (South China Sea) to the southwest.
The major tourist attraction of Guangxi is Guilin, a town famed across China and the world for its spectacular setting by the Li river amongst severe karst peaks.
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 Search Results for "Guangxi"
829,400), capital of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, S China, on the Xi River in a fertile farming area.
For 25 years (1925-49) he was a leader of the military clique that ruled Guangxi prov.
The Guangxi army was an important element in the Northern...
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 Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region
Historical significance:  The region officially became part of China in 214 BC, when the army of the Qin Dynasty claimed most of the southern provinces, including Guangdong.
Qinzhou and Fangcheng are Guangxi's major ports with more than 23 berths for 10,000-tons vessels.
Liuzhou and Guilin are the land transportation hubs in Guangxi.
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 China Source
The majority of the Zhuang live in the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region (90% in 1984), a province comparable in size to New Zealand.
The Zhuang may also be found in most of Guangxi's major cities, in each case making up to a third of the population.
The Zhuang are an offshoot of a Thai-related people group that over 2,000 years ago dwelt over a large area of Southern China.
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 A social security revolution in Guangxi
This practice has upgraded the quality of living for aged women in Guangxi, and fuelled the implementation of the autonomous government's Programme for the Development of Women.
In the past, the construction of a social welfare organization exclusively depended on lump-sum donations, whereas the construction of 5G villages is jointly funded by the autonomous government, county-based companies, village committees and other social organizations.
Currently, 29 5G elderly people, of which 21 are female, live in the welfare village in the suburb of Nanning, capital city of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.
www.chinadaily.com.cn /english/doc/2005-01/28/content_412921.htm   (1095 words)

  
 China News : Liu Qibao elected Party chief of south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Liu Qibao was elected secretary of the Regional Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region on Sunday.
Liu, 54, was elected to the post at the first plenary session of the ninth CPC Guangxi regional committee.
He was promoted from the regional Party committee's vice chair to the chief post in June 2006 by the CPC Central Committee.
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 Zhuang - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Zhuang (in the Zhuang language: Bouчcueŋь/Bouxcuengh; Simplified Chinese: 壮族; Traditional Chinese: 壯族; pinyin: Zhuàngzú) are an ethnic group of people who mostly live in the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in southern China.
There is an indigenous Zhuang language, which had been written with Zhuang logograms based on Chinese characters, and now is offically written in Roman letters.
Long struggles with China to avoid destruction (as they were "barbarians") led Tais around 1100 A.D. to migrate south from Southern China to create the Lao, Thai and Shan peoples of Indochina, and even as far away as Assam, India.
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