Henan

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Area : 167,000 km2 Agriculture : bluish dogbane, cotton, fruit, jute, maize, rice, sesame, tobacco, wheat Provincial government office address : 10 Wei'er Road, Zhengzhou 450003
Capital and Largest City : Zhengzhou Animal products : animal oils, beef, mutton, pork Telephone : (86)(371)590-8241
English meaning of name : South of the River (i.e. the Yellow River) Foreign direct investment (2000) : US$8.424 billion Websites (Chinese) :<> www.henanews.org.cn ; www.henan.gov.cn/
Major Nationalities (2000) : Han 98.8%, Hui 1% GDP (2002) : 616.9 billion yuan Website (English) : not available
Organization : 17 prefectures; 159 counties; 2440 townships GDP per capita : 6417 yuan Transportation
Population (2002) : 96,130,000 Industry : building materials, chemicals, cigarettes, electronics, food processing, glass, machinery, metallurgy, rubber, textiles, tractors Airports : Zhengzhou Xinzheng Airport (CGO), Luoyang Airport (LYA), Nanyang Airport (NNY), Anyang Airport (AYN)
Population density : 576/km2 List of desired foreign investment projects : http://www.china.org.cn/english
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Highways/railroads : 64,453 km of highways including over 1,000 km of expressways; over 2,000 km of mostly double-tracked rail lines; Zhengzhou is a major rail hub with the largest freight yard in Asia and a container relay station with service to Eurasia and coastal ports
Weather : hot, wet summers; cool to cold, dry winters Mineral resources : andalusite, bauxite, blue asbestos, cesium, coal, gold, grit stone, limestone, marble, molybdenum, natural gas, nickel, pearlite, petroleum, wolfram Major seaports : none (Henan is landlocked)

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