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Zhejiang Province Posted Apr 3, 2013 by Chinavine

The word Zhejiang means zigzagging river and was the old name of the Qiantang River,which passes through Hangzhou, the provincial capital. The name of the province is often abbreviated to its first character, “浙”. Zhejiang borders Jiangsu province and Shanghai ...

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Gaobeidian – Introduction Beijing Province Posted Aug 1, 2012 by dblandy

Gaobeidian village is a suburb of Beijing, located in the city’s Eastern Chaoyang district next to the Tonghui River. The thousand-years-old  village has a rich and complex history. Unlike most northern Chinese villages today, Gaobeidian has little farmland and agriculture. ...

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Gaobeidian – Gaobeidian’s Artists Beijing Province Posted Jul 28, 2012 by dblandy

The Women’s Handicraft Association Formally founded in 2008, the Women’s Handicraft Association is comprised of approximately 30 women who come together to work on their handicraft work with funding support from the local government. Each of the women works an ...

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Gaobeidian – Cultural Heritage Beijing Province Posted Jul 28, 2012 by dblandy

Gaobeidian has undergone significant change over its thousand-year history. Historically the village served as the main port on the Grand Canal when Beijing was the imperial capital, from the Yuan dynasty (1206-1368) to the end of the Qing dynasty (1616-1911). ...

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Beijing Hutongs – Katy Malone’s Hutong Haircut Beijing Province Posted May 31, 2012 by Chinavine

When U.S. ChinaVine team members travel to Beijing, they usually stay in a hutong hotel.  The streets are especially busy in the evenings and this is the best time to explore. In September of 2011, Katy Malone, who works at ...

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Beijing Province Posted Jul 19, 2011 by Chinavine

Beijing Province, also known as Peking, is the capital of the People’s Republic of China. Recognized as a cultural, political and education center, Beijing hosted the 2008 Olympic Games. The city has a population of approximately 22,000,000 people. With 16 ...

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Shanghai Province Posted Jul 18, 2011 by Chinavine

Shanghai Province is located in northeast China, bordering the East China Sea and Hangzhou Bay. With its coastline, Shanghai has had an advantageous location as both a sea and river port. In the 16th century during the Ming Dynasty, Shanghai ...

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Jinan City Posted Jul 18, 2011 by Chinavine

Jinan is the provincial capital of Shandong Province and home to more than six million people. This thriving metropolis boasts eighteen universities and colleges with approximately 200,000 students. It is the economic and cultural hub of the region and China’s ...

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Qufu City Posted Jul 18, 2011 by Falisha Finke Sachon

The city of Qufu is located in the southwest region of Shandong Province in China and is steeped in history. The city’s historical import comes primarily from being home to the great Chinese philosopher and sage, Confucius. In fact, the ...

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Weifang City Posted Jul 18, 2011 by Chinavine

Weifang City is a mid-sized city near the center of the Shandong province. It’s a bustling mixture of culture and people. Weifeng is a melting pot of ideas, both old and new, which stem from an influx of new people ...

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