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Although it remained an administrative centre and the provincial capital of Kirin, it
became one of the principal centres for industrial expansion in Northeast China.
Previously industry had been largely confined to small plants engaged in food ...
Ch'eng-te P'ing-yiian 168 ning Province) and with the Peking-Mukden (Shen-
yang) line, with branches to Ch'ih-feng (Inner Mongolia) and to the coal mines at
important trading town since T'ang (618-907) times, was rapidly eclipsed, and ...
Chdlla-nam, English south cholla, do (province), extreme southwestern South
Korea. It is bounded north by Cholla-puk, east by Kyongsang-nam, south by
Cheju Strait, and west by the Yellow Sea. Its total area is 4,556 square miles ( 1 1
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