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  Sichuan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sichuan (Chinese: 四川; pinyin: Sìchuān; Wade-Giles: Ssu-ch`uan; obsolete romanizations include Szechwan and Szechuan) is a province in central-western China with its capital at Chengdu.
The territory of the province and its vicinity were the cradle of unique local civilizations, which can be dated to at least 15th century BC (i.e.
The area lies in the Sichuan basin and is surrounded by the Himalaya to the west, Qinling Range to the north, and mountainous areas of Yunnan to the south.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sichuan   (853 words)

Sichuan is situated in the central subtropical zone and borders the provinces of Hubei, Hunan, Guizhou, Yunan, Tibet, Qinghai, Gansu and Shaanxi.
According to 1949 statistics and data from the 1964, 1982, 1990 and 2000 national population censuses, the trend of the population structure of education is characterized by a rising number and proportion of people with medium and high educational attainment levels and a declining number and proportion of the illiterate and semi-literate populations.
The province established a training center for technical workers in family planning, a family planning publicity and education center and a family planning research institute, in order to strengthen the family planning related training, publicity, education, exchanges, research and extension of research results in southwestern China and the province.
www.unescap.org /esid/psis/population/database/chinadata/sichuan.htm   (3123 words)

 Sichuan Province   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Sichuan (Four rivers) Province is an important and interesting Province.
It is a large province, about the size of France and with a higher population.
The Sichuan (Szechwan) cuisine is widely praised for its use of chilli and spices.
www.sacu.org /sichuan.html   (137 words)

 Sichuan Province
Sichuan Province, locates in southwest China, is the largest province in China and known for its breathtaking forest, mountain scenery and mouthwatering cuisine.
Chengdu, capital of Sichuan Province, was built in 316BC during the Warring States period (475BC–221BC), is situated in the middle of Sichuan province.
Jiu Zhaigou, locates in the south section of Min Shan Mountain Range, Sichuan province, is a national park in China, and famous for the breathtaking natural beauty, Tibetan and Qiang culture.
www.chinaholidays.co.uk /cities-and-regions/sichuan.htm   (370 words)

 Capital of Sichuan Province, Chengdu, Regent Tour China
With over 2,000 years of history, this capital city of Sichuan province is one of the most beautiful cities in China.
The city is located in southwest China, in the west Sichuan plain, at the confluence of the Nan and Fu rivers.
The province itself abuts the eastern border of Tibet.
www.regenttour.com /chinaplanner/ctu/ctu-glance.htm   (460 words)

 Sichuan Province China - China tourist & travel guide for Sichuan Province, China
Sichuan Province (Shu for short) is located in southwest China, covering an area of 537,000 square kilometers, and with a population of 94.5 million.
Its eastern part is the Sichuan Basin surrounded by lofty mountains, with 7% territory being plain in the bottom, and the rest hilly land and low hills.
Sichuan is listed as one of China's primary producers in output of rice, wheat, oil-bearing crops,, meat, and fruit, and also hold a significant place in production of tong oil, medicinal herbs, pigs and cattle.
www.orientaltravel.com /province/Sichuan.htm   (355 words)

 SICHUAN PROVINCE (tdctrade.com)
Sichuan also had the largest output of pork among all provinces and the second largest output of silkworm cocoons in China in 1999.
To accelerate development of Sichuan into a hi- and new technology industrial base, investments are encouraged in electronics and information technology, machinery and metallurgy (including automobiles), hydropower, pharmaceutical, food and beverage industries.
Given Sichuan’s advantage in science and technology development, and the preferential policies provided for hi-tech industrial investment by the provincial government, it attracts a number of internationally renowned IT companies such as Microsoft, Cisco, Intel, IBM and Motorola to invest and set up research and development centres.
www.tdctrade.com /mktprof/china/mpsic.htm   (1663 words)

 Sichuan: My Home Province   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Sichuan is usually described as being in the southwest of China, but although it is about 1000 km (600 miles) west of the east coast, it lies less than half way to China's western border.
The major languages spoken in Sichuan Province are Southern Mandarin Chinese, spoken by the Han and Hui, and Tibeto-Burman, spoken by the Tibetans and Yi.
Sichuan's relative isolation from the rest of China led it to have a history in which it took many names and was administered in many different political subdivisions.
www.magma.ca /~mtooker/cities/sichuan.htm   (859 words)

 Business Wire: Avic Group and Sichuan Province agree to develo... @ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Sichuan Province, with a population of 113 million people, is the third fastest growing telecommunications market in China.
The penetration rate for fixed wire telephones in Sichuan is approximately 3.5%, compared to 4.8% in China overall, and 50% in the United States.
The penetration rate for cellular service is less than 0.1% in Sichuan, compared to 0.3% in all of China, and 12% in the United States.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1G1:18306029&refid=ip_encyclopedia_hf   (497 words)

 Sichuan Province   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Sichuan Province is one of the most fertile and agriculturally important areas in China.
Unfortunately mountains surround the most important of China's inland province; the coast is almost 1,000 miles away.
Sichuan is one of the breadbaskets of China.
www.paulnoll.com /Province-Sichuan.html   (106 words)

 Sichuan Province: China Travel Information
Sichuan Province, located in southwest China, is one of the largest and most inaccessible provinces in the nation.
Chengdu is the capital of Sichuan and is the cultural and industrial center for the agricultural Chengdu Plain.
Sichuan Cuisine is one of the Eight Great Cuisines in China and is famous all over the world for its richness and variety.
www.travelchinaguide.com /cityguides/sichuan/index.htm   (1079 words)

 Mammals of Sichuan
Sichuan Province holds a rich diversity of animals and plants, distributed over a magnificent system of mountains, rivers, and lowland basins.
With only 7% of China's total land area, Sichuan Province, together with adjacent Chongqing, holds 45% of China's vertebrate animal species and 41% of themammal species.
Beginning with a trip to Sichuan Province in summer 2000, the Burke Museum Mammal Section has initiated cooperative research on the biodiversity and historical biogeography of the diverse small mammals of Sichuan.
www.washington.edu /burkemuseum/mammalogy/sichuan.html   (918 words)

 The Tibetan Language School of Sichuan Province
Tibetan Language School of Sichuan Province is the first secondary vocational school in a Tibetan area taking Tibetan language as the main course and medium of instruction.
On August 18, 1981, the Nationalities Affairs committee of Sichuan Province handed in a proposal to the Sichuan provincial government on the establishment of a Tibetan school to preserve, continue, and develop Tibetan culture.
All of the education experts and scholars having investigated in the school have concluded that the Tibetan language level of the graduates of this school surpasses the level of the graduates of colleges and universities.
www.khamaid.org /programs/education/tibschool.htm   (1236 words)

 Sichuan -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Sichuan (; non-standard transliteration: Szechwan) is a (The proper sphere or extent of your activities) province in central-western (A communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world) China with its capital at (Click link for more info and facts about Chengdu) Chengdu.
The line of defence was finally broken through after the first use of (A portable gun) firearms in history during the six-years (Click link for more info and facts about siege of Xiangyang) siege of Xiangyang.
The (The longest river of Asia; flows eastward from Tibet into the East China Sea near Shanghai) Yangtze River flows through the basin and thus is upstream to areas of eastern China.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/s/si/sichuan.htm   (1472 words)

 Names and Location of Sichuan Province, China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Sichuan literally means "Four Rivers." The character chuan is a good example that illustrates the pictographic origin of the Chinese language.
This is for a good reason: a big part of this province is a basin, surrounded in all directions by mountain ranges and plateaus as high as 12,000 feet above the sea level; it is here, therefore, the major watercourses in the region converge.
The Three Gorges used to be a part of Sichuan, but in the 1990s, in order to facilitate the construction of the Three Gorges Reservoir, the central government of China elevated the status of Chongqing City to that of a province.
www.merechina.com /language/chineselesson10.shtml   (291 words)

 Sichuan Province travel guide - China travel guide, Sichuan China travel services, Sichuan tours
Sichuan, known in ancient times as Bashu for the two states of Ba and Shu, is a large province in southwestern China, occupying an area of 485,000 square kilometers and providing a home to a population of 83 million.
The province also has 9 key national scenic resorts, including Dujiang Weir, Mount Qingcheng, Jianmen Shudao (Sichuan Roads), Mount Gonga, the Sea of Bamboo of Southern Sichuan, Siguniang Mountains (the Four Maidens Mountains), the Xiling Snow-capped Mountains, I I national forests parks, 50 nature reserves, and more than 50 provincial scenic resorts.
Sichuan boasts a varied topography, from plateaus, mountain ranges, and canyons to basins, hills, and plains; from rivers and lakes to hot springs and waterfalls; and from volcanic landforms to rosy cloud-shaped hills.
www.chinaplanner.com /sichuan   (484 words)

 ipedia.com: Sichuan Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Sichuan is a province in central-western China with its capital at Chengdu.
Sichuan (四川, pinyin: Sìchuān, WG: Ssu-ch`uan, non-standard transliteration: Szechwan, lit.
"Four rivers") is a province in central-western China with its capital at Chengdu.
www.ipedia.com /sichuan.html   (765 words)

 View China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Yunnan Province in Southwest China is bordered by Guizhou and Guangxi in the east, Vietnam and Laos in the south, Burma in the west and Tibet and Sichuan in the north.
The province has three river systems: the Huanghe, which flows from west to east through the northern part of the province, the Huaihe in the southeast and the Tanghe and the Taohe in the southwest.
Nanning became the capital of the province in 1949, and in 1958, the capital of the Guangxi Autonomous Region.
www.chinapages.com /culture/chinaview.htm   (13143 words)

 Development Organisation of Rural Sichuan DORS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
DORS' aim is to help relieve poverty in Sichuan by implementing small-scale village-based projects that promote rural development through education, income generation, service provision (water and electricity), and environmental improvement.
DORS works exclusively in one particular 'Poor County' in Sichuan where the average annual income is less than 850 Chinese Yuan or GBP 65.
This county, Hanyuan, is in the south west of Sichuan, high up in the mountains that rise to the Tibetan plateau in the West.
www.dors.org.uk   (284 words)

 People's Daily Online -- Huge investment poured into developing railway in Sichuan province   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
The signing of Summary of accelerating the construction of a railway in Sichuan province by the Ministry of Railways and the Sichuan provincial government recently marked the beginning of China's policy to further re-enforce the development of railway construction in Sichuan province and its surrounding areas.
It is reported that the associated departments in Sichuan province will kick off the renovation work of the Chengdu-Dazhou line and build multiple tracks for the railways within the province, which have absorbed a total investment of 18.4 billion yuan.
The Sichuan provincial government also plans to build the Sichuan section of Lanzhou-Chongqi railway, the Chengdu-Emei section multiple track of the Chengdu-Kunming railway as well as the multiple track of the Suining-Chongqing railway.
english.peopledaily.com.cn /200504/21/eng20050421_182150.html   (264 words)

 The Epoch Times | Mystery Disease in Sichuan Province Remains a Puzzle
On the evening of July 22, the Sichuan Health Department issued the first announcement that in Ziyang City, Sichuan Province, a patient had been diagnosed with an unknown disease.
Bob Dietz, West Pacific Ocean spokesperson for the WHO, has indicated that the outburst of swine Streptococcus in Sichuan this time is “unprecedented, the worst in history," and that the extent of the mortality rate is disturbing and astonishing.
A Sichuan Ziyang City resident said that the mystery disease was caused by pigs and sheep raised by individual farmers, and there was basically no connection between villages.
english.epochtimes.com /news/5-8-1/30787.html   (1205 words)

 Birdwatching Trip Report from China Sichuan Province
The diversity of birdlife is somewhat limited in parts of the heavily populated east but Sichuan province in the centre of China is sparsely populated and this province offers some of the finest birding in China, holding around two‑thirds of the country's endemic birds.
Bordered to the west by the high plateau of Tibet and to the east by the Red Basin and the densely populated lowlands of China, the avifauna of Sichuan is a mixture of Palearctic and Oriental birds.
Wa Qie, although still in the province of Sichuan, is on the Tibetan Plateau.
www.birdtours.co.uk /tripreports/china/china1/CHINA1.htm   (4809 words)

 Sichuan Province Town Of Dazu Visited By China Tourists
Chinese father in Sichuan province, sits on house steps with his young child before him, being admired by China tourists.
Chinese water truck sprays road in Sichuan town with powerful jets to settle the dust and cool the town air.
Sichuan chillies drying in the sun ready for use in cooking very spicy Chinese food popular in Sichuan province.
www.chinadan.com /16photos87/page05.html   (246 words)

 Chengdu (Sichuan province)
This was not only one of the best meals we had so far, it was also by far the cheapest: the two of us paid less than 4,50 euro for the whole meal, including the drinks.
Sichuan is the home of the threatened giant panda and therefore we could not leave without visiting the
The monument from 1913, in memory of the martyrs of the 1911 revolution, is a silent witness of the revolutionary spirit of the people of Sichuan in their battle against imperialism and feudalism.
home.tiscali.nl /corastravels/chinamain/chengdu/chengdu.html   (798 words)

 Sichuan University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
A recent four-day trip to China kicked off what could be a long relationship between the University of California at Merced and Sichuan University in western...
For example, in Sichuan, Jiangsu and Zhejiang, construction contractors who were...
Sichuan University is a major Chinese university, located in the city of Chengdu, in the Sichuan province of the People's Republic of China.
www.wikiverse.org /sichuan-university   (173 words)

 Country Profile:Gansu Province--People's Daily Online
Sichuan, generally classified as a rice region, is also a major producer of such crops as corn, sweet potatoes, wheat, rapeseed, sorghum, barley, soybeans and millet.
Tropical fruits-such as litchi and citrus -- grow together with apples and pears of cool temperate climates.
Sichuan is also known for its cottage industries.
english.peopledaily.com.cn /data/province/sichuan.html   (202 words)

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