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  Political divisions of China - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Most of the provinces of China, with the exception of the provinces in the northeast, have boundaries which were established during the Yuan, Ming, and Qing dynasties.
Maps of China published in Taiwan will often show provincial boundaries as they were in 1949 which do not match the current administrative structure as decided by the Communist Party of China post-1949, and include all of the areas claimed by the ROC.
Also, the urban townships and rural townships of the Republic of China are the same as towns and townships of the mainland; the difference is in the translation to English.
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 Political divisions of the Republic of China - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
After its loss of mainland China to the Communist Party of China in the Chinese Civil War and its exile to Taiwan in 1949, the Kuomintang continued to regard the Republic of China as the sole legitimate government of China and hoped to recover the mainland one day.
Accordingly, the official first-order divisions of Republic of China remain the historical divisions of China immediately prior to the loss of mainland China by the KMT with Taipei and Kaohsiung elevated as central municipalities.
Maps of China and the world published in Taiwan sometimes show provincial and national boundaries as they were in 1949, not matching the current administrative structure as decided by the Communist Party of China post-1949 and including outer Mongolia and Tuva as part of China (which the PRC has renounced sovereignty over).
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 Political divisions of China Information - TextSheet.com
Major changes since then have been the reorganization of provinces in the Northeast after the Communist takeover of mainland China in 1949 and the establishment of autonomous regions which are based on Soviet nationality theory.
However, the Republic of China currently controls the island and province of Taiwan, and Kinmen and Lienchiang counties of Fujian province.
Maps of China published in Taiwan will often show provincial boundaries as they were in 1949 which do not match the current administrative structure as decided by the Communist Party of China post-1949.
www.medbuster.com /encyclopedia/p/po/political_divisions_of_china.html   (801 words)

  
 Taiwan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Most of the island, along with the Pescadores Islands, is administered as part of the Province of Taiwan by the government of the Republic of China (ROC), which was the former government of mainland China before its 1949 defeat by the Communist Party of China.
Taiwan's largest city Taipei serves as the provisional capital of the Republic of China, while Jhongsing Village in central Taiwan near the city of Taichung is the capital of Taiwan province.
The island of Taiwan lies some 200 km off the southeastern coast of Mainland China across the Taiwan Strait, with the East China Sea to the north, the Philippine Sea to the east, the Luzon Strait directly to the south and the South China Sea to the southwest.
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 Taiwan Province   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Taiwan Province (台灣省;) is an administrative subdivision of the Republic of China (ROC) that includes most of the Taiwan Island and surrounding islets, and the Pescadores.
The term is also used by persons from the People's Republic of China to refer to Taiwan and depending on the context (if referring to the entire ROC government as "provincial") can provoke a bad reaction by most people from Taiwan.
In 1895, it was transferred to Japan, and in 1945, the province ceded to the Republic of China.
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 Political divisions of China | Topic Definition | Find the Meaning and Define the Answer of Political divisions of China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
As of December 31, 2003 there are 44067 township-level (乡级 xiāngjí) divisions, including 20226 towns, 16636 townships, 1147 ethnic townships, 279 sumu, 2 ethnic sumu, 5751 subdistricts, and 26 district public offices in mainland China.
The Republic of China administers 32 county-administered cities, 226 rural townships, and 61 urban townships.
The Republic of China is different from mainland China in that it also has county-administered cities (縣轄市; xiànxiáshì), which are cities at the township level.
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 Taiwan Province - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
1 Taiwan Province of the Republic of China
When the Kuomintang government fled to Taiwan in 1949, the provincial administration remained in place under the theory that the ROC was still the government of all of China even though critics argued that it overlapped inefficiently with the national government.
The PRC regards the Republic of China as a defunct (and therefore illegitimate) government replaced by the PRC in the Chinese Civil War and does not recognize the ROC's elevation of Taipei and Kaohsiung into central municipalities.
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 Republic of China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Republic of China is a multiparty democratic state that is effectively composed of the island groups of Taiwan, the Pescadores, Quemoy, and Matsu.
The Republic of China was recognized as the sole legitimate government of both Mainland China and Taiwan by the UN and many Western nations until the 1970s.
The Republic of China was in the United Nations as one of its founding members and held China's seat on the Security Council until 1971, when it was expelled by General Assembly Resolution 2758 and replaced in all UN organs with the government of the People's Republic of China.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/R/Republic-of-China.htm   (2938 words)

  
 wikien.info: Main_Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In the People's Republic of China, counties are found in the third level of the administrative hierarchy, a level that is known as "county-level" and also contains autonomous counties, county-level cities, banners, autonomous banners, and districts.
In the Republic of China, counties (縣;) are found in the second level, though the streamlining of Taiwan Province has effectively made the county the first-level governmental level below the Republic of China central government.
See Political divisions of China and Political divisions of the Republic of China for how counties fit into the Chinese administrative hierarchy.
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3 District in the Republic of China on Taiwan
Before the 1980s, cities in the People's Republic of China were administrative divisions containing mostly urban, built-up areas, with very little farmland, except for the immediate suburbs in order to ensure a large supply of food or raw materials.
In the Republic of China on Taiwan, districts are the only subdivision of municipalities and provincial cities.
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 DISTRICT OF CHINA FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
District, in the context of China, is used to refer to several unrelated political divisions in both ancient and modern China.
Before the 1980s, cities in the People's_Republic_of_China were administrative divisions containing mostly urban, built-up areas, with very little farmland, except for the immediate suburbs in order to ensure a large supply of food or raw materials.
District in the Republic of China on Taiwan
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 Articles - Politics of the Republic of China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The ROC is governed under the Constitution of the Republic of China which was drafted in 1947 before the fall of Mainland China and outlined a government for all of China.
The National Assembly of the Republic of China, elected on the mainland in 1947 to carry out the duties of choosing the president, to amend the constitution, and to exercise the sovereignty of the citizens, was re-established on Taiwan when the government moved.
The politics of Taiwan is often depicted as a contest between the Pan-Green Coalition and the Pan-Blue Coalition.
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 China (03/05)
Whenever China was conquered by nomadic tribes, as it was by the Mongols in the 13th century, the conquerors sooner or later adopted the ways of the "higher" Chinese civilization and staffed the bureaucracy with Chinese.
China is now one of the leading recipients of FDI in the world, receiving $64 billion in 2004, for a cumulative total of $563.8 billion.
China is not a member of the Australia Group, an informal and voluntary arrangement made in 1985 to monitor developments in the proliferation of dual-use chemicals and to coordinate export controls on key dual-use chemicals and equipment with weapons applications.
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Taiwan's largest city Taipei serves as the provisional capital of the Republic of China, while Zhongxing Village in central Taiwan near the city of Taichung is the capital of Taiwan province.
South China Sea and the Senkaku (Diaoyutai) islands in the Pacific Coast, are also simultaneously claimed by several other countries in the region.
China was forced to cede Taiwan to Japan in perpetuity allowing a grace period for those wishing to remain Chinese subjects to sell their property and return to the mainland.
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 Kaohsiung - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Kaohsiung can refer to either the Kaohsiung City, which is administered directly by the central government of the Republic of China, or Kaohsiung County, which is administered as part of Taiwan Province.
As the second largest city in Taiwan, the office of Mayor of Kaohsiung is viewed as a presitgious position, oftentimes seen as a counterweight to the Mayor of Taipei.
Frank Hsieh of the DPP was reelected twice as Mayor of Kaohsiung, where he was widely credited with transforming the city from an industrial sprawl to an attractive modern metropolis.
www.bexley.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Kaohsiung   (805 words)

  
 COUNTY OF CHINA FACTS AND INFORMATION
There are 18 counties administered by the Republic of China.
As the CPC is the central governmental institution in all of Mainland China, every level of administrative division has a local CPC_Committee.
In Imperial China, the county was a significant administrative unit because it marked the lowest level of the imperial bureaucratic structure — in other words, it was the lowest level that the government reached.
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 Quemoy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
43,000) is a small archipelago of several islands administered by the Republic of China (ROC) on Taiwan: Greater Quemoy (大金門;), Lesser Quemoy (小金門;), and some islets.
The county is claimed as part of Fujian's Quanzhou Prefecture by the People's Republic of China.
Direct travel between mainland China and Quemoy was opened in 2002, and there has been extensive tourism development on the island in anticipation of Mainland tourists.
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 Taiwan Province - SmartyBrain Encyclopedia and Dictionary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In 1895, Taiwan and the Pescadores was transferred to Japan, and in 1945, the islands were ceded to the Republic of China.
When the Kuomintang (KMT) central government fled to Taiwan in 1949, the provincial administration remained in place under the theory that the ROC was still the government of all of China even though critics argued that it overlapped inefficiently with the national government.
The economics of urbanization in Taiwan Province, the Republic of China
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 China THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA - Flags, Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, ...
On October 1, 1949, the People's Republic of China was formally established, with its national capital at Beijing.
In 1951 the UN declared China to be an aggressor in Korea and sanctioned a global embargo on the shipment of arms and war materiel to China.
After China entered the Korean War, the initial moderation in Chinese domestic policies gave way to a massive campaign against the "enemies of the state," actual and potential.
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 matsu islands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Matsu Islands (馬祖列島; or less frequently, 馬祖群島 Pinyin: Mǎzǔ) are a minor archipelago of 19 islands and islets in the Taiwan Strait administered as Lienchiang County (連江; Pinyin: Liánjiāng), Fujian Province of the Republic of China (ROC, based on Taiwan).
The People's Republic of China controls the part of the county adjoining the mainland and has a separate administration for that jurisdiction, Lianjiang County, which claims the entire archipelago to be its Mazu Township (妈祖乡).
In 2000, four pairs of the critically endangered Chinese Crested Tern, previously thought to be extinct, were discovered nesting on the Matsu Islands, giving them global conservation importance.
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 SingaporeMoms - Parenting Encyclopedia - County of China
In the context of Political divisions of China, county is the standard English translation of 县 (xiàn).
Note that this is not conventional practice in Sinology literature.
Autonomous counties (自治县; Pinyin: zìzhìxiàn) are a special class of counties in mainland China reserved for non-Han Chinese ethnic minorities.
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 TAIWAN PROVINCE FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Since 1998, the provincial administration has been greatly streamlined, leaving counties and provincial cities the primary divisions in Taiwan Province.
Taiwan Province (Simplified_Chinese: 台湾省) is a term used by leaders and people from the People's_Republic_of_China to refer to Taiwan and depending on the context (if referring to the entire Republic_of_China government as "provincial," as such is often the case) can provoke a bad reaction by most Taiwanese people.
As the term in these contexts is disputed and suggests PRC sovereignty over Taiwan, the Republic of China is forced to represent itself in most international organizations under the name "Chinese_Taipei."
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 Articles - Provincial city   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In the People's Republic of China, the term "provincial cities" is used to refer to prefecture-level cities (see Political divisions of China#Prefecture level).
After moving to Taiwan, where many cities considered to be insignificant had large populations, the Republic of China government raised the limit to 500,000 in 1981 in the Scheme on the Local Rules in Various Counties and Cities of Taiwan Province (臺灣省各縣市實旽地旹自治綱要).
There are currently five provincial municipalities, all part of Taiwan Province, administered by the Republic of China: Keelung, Hsinchu, Taichung, Chiayi, and Tainan.
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