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  HANKOU. The Columbia Encyclopedia: Sixth Edition. 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
Built on an alluvial plain on the left banks of both the Han and Chang rivers, it is the largest city in the conurbation and contains its port, a major facility handling oceangoing vessels.
Hankou owes much of its development to the Beijing-Guangzhou RR, which crosses the Chang at Hankou.
The city was opened as a treaty port in 1862, held (1938–45) by the Japanese, and in 1949 passed to the Chinese Communists.
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 Hankou - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hankou (Simplified Chinese: 汉口, Traditional Chinese: 漢口; pinyin: Hànkǒu; Wade-Giles: Hankow) is one of the three towns, together with Wuchang and Hanyang, which are included in modern day Wuhan, the capital of the Hubei province, China.
Hankou is the main port of Hubei province.
Hankou used to have five colonial concessions from the United Kingdom, France, Russia, Germany and Japan.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hankou   (157 words)

  
 China Travel Service - China Travel Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
Hankou, on the other hand, was barely more than a village until the Treaty of Nanjing opened it to foreign trade.
Hankou was known since the Song dynasty (960-1279) as one of China's leading commercial centers.
In the 1911 revolution that overthrew the Qing dynasty, Hankou was burnt to the ground.
www.landingchina.com /city_guide/Hubei/Wuhan.htm   (868 words)

  
 Hankou - Victoria
The landscape of Hankou is defined by medium sized cities sitting among beautiful granite mountains.
Hankou residents have a notorious libertarian, states-rights bent.
It is an old tradition that every year the Governor issues a symbolic letter of protest to the federal government protesting the fact that Hankou's citizens are forced to pay a federal income tax, and Hankou's politicians are some of the most relentless proponents of doing away with Kyokana's harsh gun control laws.
themidlands.net /victoria/index.php?title=Hankou   (97 words)

  
 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Hankou
Hankou HANKOU [Hankou] or Hankow, former city, since 1950 part of the Wuhan conurbation, E Hubei prov., China.
The great industrial, commercial, and transportation center of central China, Wuhan comprises (since 1950) the former cities of Hankou, Hanyang, and Wuchang.
De juillet eptembre 1938, la ville de Hankou (Hubei) est soumise 'intenses bombardements japonais.
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=Hankou   (520 words)

  
 Welcome To Wuhan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
Hankou began to have its own administrative organization and became a special administrative region independent from agriculture.
Yang Xiuqing established in Hankou a residence of prince East at Jiangxi assembly hall to command the army to besiege Wuchang.
For successive dyke bursts of Fenjinlu and Dandongmen in Hankou on July 27 and August 3, the flood burst into the urban area of Hankou, where boats could be sailed and the inundation lasted for more than a month.
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 On Your Own In China
During the street battles between imperial troops and local revolutionaries, virtually the whole of Hankou was burned to the ground, but the rebels won and the uprising sparked a series of incidents in other parts of the country, the governors of many provinces seizing the opportunity to declare their independence from the central government.
In February 1923, there were bloody riots in Hankou after a strike by workers building the north-south railway was crushed by the government.
There is, however, a tomb honouring those who died in the 1911 revolution in Hankou, but at last report, the tomb compound was being used as a wood storage yard, which hardly seems in keeping with its historical significance.
www.earnshaw.com /china/ch14.html   (2249 words)

  
 TaskForce MegaCities: Wuhan - Photos and Pictures
Hankou is developing into a modern city with numerous high-rise buildings.
The former consulate of the German empire in Hankou has been restored and functions as "Waiban", the Foreign Affairs Office of the city of Wuhan.
In the municipal district of Huangpi the village Dayuwan is being renovated as a museum village of the Ming era.
www.megacities.uni-koeln.de /documentation/wuhan/pictures.htm   (277 words)

  
 Wuhan History : Wuhan Travel Guide : Wuhan Tourist Information
In 1661, Hankou Port was opened to the foreign countries, which is a milestone in the process of Wuhan’s modernization and internationalization.
Hankou became the biggest town along the middle reaches of Yangtze River and even ranked in the four most famous towns of China.
After Hankou town was officially set up in the reign of Jiaqing, it developed rapidly due to its unique geographical position and convenient transportation, just as the local chronicles record茂录拧芒鈧揌ankou is at the cross of Yangtze River and Han River.
www.lonelychina.com /wuhan/wuhan-history.html   (3289 words)

  
 Li Yuanhong
He was born in 1864, north of Hankou (Hankow), in Hubei (Hupei) province.
In this capacity, he was sent to Japan as an observer of military modernization in 1897, 1899 and 1902.
Hankou, and the rest of Hubei, was a center of anti-Qing revolutionary activity in the first decade of the 20th century.
www.lib.byu.edu /~rdh/wwi/bio/l/li.html   (805 words)

  
 LISTINGS, Wuhan Tourist Information and Travel Guide at InfoHub.com
Hankou's old concession area, north of Zhongshan Dadao, has the liveliest market activity, mostly revolving around fruit and vegetables.
There is no GPO as such, so ensure that poste restante mail addresses use the street name and "Hankou", or it could end up anywhere in the city.
Though some services pass through both, Hankou is seen as the city's main station; generally, use Hankou for northern destinations and Wuchang if you're heading south.
www.infohub.com /destinations/Asia/China/Wuhan/54273.htm   (700 words)

  
 Wuhan, China
There are rich deposits of iron-ore in the surrounding countryside, and a giant iron and steel combine has grown up here.
The city can be divided into three districts - Wuchang in the east, Hankou in the north and Hanyang in the south; at one time these were all independent towns and separated from one another by the Changjiang and Hanshui rivers.
Hankou was just a village until 1858, when the Western powers made it a trading port.
www.planetware.com /china/wuhan-chn-he-w.htm   (346 words)

  
 Kina: Chinese Bishop Liu Dies at 90   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
His funeral was presided over last Thursday by state-recognized Bishop Bernardino Dong Guangqing, of the Diocese of Hankou, in the Hubei region.
He was appointed vicar general of Hankou in 1950, a year after the Communists gained control of the country.
After the Italian-born bishop of Hankou was expelled on Oct. 2, 1952, Odorico Liu and other priests were subjected temporarily to prison, interrogation and obstacles.
www.katolsk.no /nyheter/2001/12/17-0004.htm   (337 words)

  
 Wuhan Travel Guide, China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
From Wuchang on the south-eastern bank, the city spreads across the Yangtze to the sectors of Hankou and Hanyang, the two separated by the Han River.
The city's real center is Hankou, especially the area around Zhongshan Dadao.
Most of Hankou's hotels, department stores, restaurants and street markets are within this sector, which is surrounded by quieter residential areas.
www.cnhomestay.com /city/cityguides/wuhan.htm   (1121 words)

  
 Chinese biplane fighter aces - He Jermin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
Because Wu Yu-Liu's I-15bis not could match the speed of the Gladiators, he was forced to fly astern of the Gladiators and he therefore passed the command to Zhu Jia-Xun, Squadron Leader of 32nd Squadron.
Chin led the seven Gladiators in a wide orbit in the south-west corner of Hankou climbing to 12000 feet.
Hitching a ride back to Hankou in a Douglas O-2MC, Chin was sent to the infirmary when Chennault came to visit him.
user.bahnhof.se /~surfcity/china_he.htm   (1036 words)

  
 Red Flyers Over Formosa
The distance from Hankou (a suburb of Wuhan nowadays) to Formosa is more than 1,000 kilometers, so the target was barely within the range of a twin-engined Tupolev SB bomber.
To deceive Japanese spies at Hankou, word was spread among the Chinese personnel on the airfield that the squadron was preparing to bomb Japanese ships on the Yangtze river near Anquing.
Why the Japanese planes passed by the Hankou air-base is still an enigma.
worldatwar.net /chandelle/v3/v3n1/luks.html   (2230 words)

  
 Hankou Hotels Direct: best Hankou discount hotel rates
Located at the bustling Hankou district, right at the Jianghan pedestrian street and close to the Exhibition center....
Located in the commercial center of Hankou, the sports and recreation facilities here are especially good....
Located at the city center of Hankou District, the hotel is about a 12-minute drive from the railway station....
china.global-hotelsdirect.com /accommodation/China/Wuhan/Hankou/index.htm   (253 words)

  
 Wuhan Travel Tips: Get to the city
From the airport to Hankou, the bus will charge 15 yuan per person, 20 for Hanyang, and 30 for Wuchang; a taxi drive to the city area is about 80-120 yuan.
Handan Railway (Hankou <--> Danjiangkou <--> Chongqing and Chengdu
The passenger station in Wuchang, Wuchang Railway Station" (WRS), is located south of the town center, while the biggest station in Hankou, "Hankou Railway Station" (HRS) is in the west.
www.travelchinaguide.com /cityguides/hubei/wuhan/getting-there.htm   (1269 words)

  
 The Dialects of Wuhan
"True" Wuhanese is held to be the dialect of downtown Hankou (now the commercial heart of the conurbation), and the "purest" speakers are said to dwell between Zhongshan Dadao (the main shopping street) and the river, that is, in what was once the old walled town.
To a Chinese speaker, their Hankou dialect is marked by large pitch movements, perhaps a bit like upper class British English (as compared to, say, Australian English, which has more, smaller pitch movements).
Immediately to the north of Hankou for example is Huangpi which is renowned for bombastic rhetoric.
thormay.net /chinadiary/babel.html   (1211 words)

  
 Hankou - China-related Topics HA-HD - China-Related Topics
Hankou (zh-stps=汉口t=漢口p=H?nkǒu; Wade-Giles: Hankow) is one of the three towns, together with Wuchang and Hanyang, which are included in modern day Wuhan, the capital of the Hubei province, in China.
Along with the other two sister towns, it stands at the mouth of the Han River (Hanshui)Han River, where it merges with the Yangtze RiverYangtze.
HANKOU is the main pier of HUBEI province.
www.famouschinese.com /virtual/Hankou   (157 words)

  
 wuhan Photo Gallery by Kev at pbase.com
Thousands of years ago, Hankou has already been one of the four major commerical and agricultural trade centers in ancient China.
In the early 20th century, Hankou served as temporary capital for several years and special administrative city until 1980's.
Now, Hankou is still the commercial, financial and trade center of the nation.
www.pbase.com /kevwu/wuhan   (484 words)

  
 Brutal Acts at Hankou District's Brainwashing Class | Clearharmony - Falundafa in Europe
As a result, Yan Kejian's face, nose and ears were bleeding and swollen, and he could not sleep lying down.
At that time, the vice-secretary of the Hankou District's Political and Judiciary Committee, Xie, didn’t stop the policeman; instead, he personally grabbed and beat practitioners Zeng Xianmei and Zhou Ailin.
On January 3, 2002, leaders Lu and He Jie, policeman Feng, officer Guo from the Hankou Forest Bureau and guard Wang beat female practitioner Chen Lin.
www.clearharmony.net /articles/200202/3009.html   (328 words)

  
 tour destinations wuhan wuhan974
But deals struck at the end of the 2nd Opium War saw it opened to the world as a treaty port in 1861, and the colonial powers lost no time in building a grandiose concession.
Owing to its exclusive foreign connections, central Hankou was almost leveled during the nationwide 1911 uprisings against the Qing, and later, rail workers leading the Communist-inspired 1923 strike were massacred in Hankou by the Nationalist warlord Wu Peifu.
The historical buildings in Hankou, all with european architectural styles, including the former consulates of the United States and Germany, and business offices of Citibank and HSBC, are well preserved and sightworthy.
www.cntravel.biz /china_tour_destinations/wuhan/wuhan974.shtml   (628 words)

  
 Ricci Roundtable on the History of Christianity in China
The Chinese Religious Tract Society was founded in 1878, and in 1895 united with the East China Tract Society, which had been formed in 1885, to form the Chinese Tract Society.
In 1920 the Religious Tract Society of North and Central China united with the Chinese Tract Society to form the Religious Tract Society for China, with headquarters and printing works in Hankou, Hebei, and a depot in Shanghai, Jiangsu.
The united Society had a Board of Directors meeting in Central China (Hankou), with Committees in North China (Tianjin), East China (Shanghai) and Manchuria (Mukden).
ricci.rt.usfca.edu /institution/view.aspx?institutionID=475   (380 words)

  
 ORIENTATION AND ARRIVAL, Wuhan Tourist Information and Travel Guide at InfoHub.com
Wuhan spreads more than 10km across, and, with a choice of transit points all over the place - each of the three districts has a separate train and long-distance bus station - it's important to know where you're arriving before you get here.
This is Wuhan's main rail terminus, set on the northern edge of Hankou along Fazhan Dadao, but many services also call in at Wuchang's station, right across town on Zhongshan Lu.
The major depots are on Jiefang Dadao in downtown Hankou, on Hanyang Dadao in Hanyang and near Wuchang's train station on Zhongshan Lu.
www.infohub.com /destinations/asia/China/Wuhan/54271.htm   (265 words)

  
 Novotel Xin Hua Wuhan - Hankou Hotels & Resorts China .China Hotels & Resorts .China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
This Novotel is situated in Hankou, approximately 16 miles from Tianhe International Airport.
Note: Machine translations are intended to provide rough translations and may contain significant errors.
Likewise, it is the responsibility of advertisers to determine the suitability and credit worthiness of potential customers prior to any transaction.
www.realadventures.com /listings/1047567.htm   (249 words)

  
 Hankou Hotels and cheap accommodations in Hankou, China
Hankou Hotels: If you want to go or plan a vacation in Hankou and are looking for Hankou hotels or a particular Hankou hotel, Webtourist Network is the right spot for you!
Many hotels in Hankou as well as other China hotels can be booked through secure online hotel reservations at Webtourist.
Enter your prefered traveling dates for your Hankou Hotels on the left to get rates and availability for all available Hankou Hotels.
www.webtourist.net /china/hankou   (229 words)

  
 Flying Tigers: Claire Chennault & the AVG -- Chapter 3   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
The Japanese captured Canton in October 1938, Hankou soon after, and the Sino-Japanese War fell into stalemate along a no-man's-land 1,000 miles wide and 100 miles deep.
Chiang's troops tore up the railroads, destroyed the bridges, and cratered the roads--the traditional Chinese response to invasion, in contrast to the battles at Shanghai, Nanjing, and Hankou.
The twin-engined Nells came and went without escort, for the A5M Claude was too short-legged to make the trip and return to their base at Hankou.
www.warbirdforum.com /ch3con.htm   (1679 words)

  
 Wuhan Travel Guide: Shopping in Wuhan
In the center of Hankou Town is a century-old street, Han Zheng (Han Zheng Jie).
Second Branch: at the intersection of Zhongshan Dadao and Minyi Erlu, Hankou
It is a sky blue or bluish green semi-precious stone.
www.travelchinaguide.com /cityguides/hubei/wuhan/shopping.htm   (767 words)

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