We treat two adjacent areas together as the Northern Central Region of China. One is the historical heartland of the country, along the Yellow River where the Chinese Empire first developed; the other is the more wild and arid territory of Inner Mongolia to the North and West.
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Beijing is the capital of the most populous country in the world, China, and its second largest city after Shanghai.
Tianjin is a major city in North China that neighbours the capital city of Beijing.
Qingdao, is regarded by some Chinese as one of the most beautiful and clean cities in China.
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Shandong is a province in China. The name means east of the mountains. Shandong is a coastal province situated by the Bohai Sea to the north and the Yellow Sea to the south.
Shanxi is a province in Northern Central Region of China. Shanxi Province, whose name means land west of Taihang Mountain, lies in the middle reaches of the Yellow River and on the eastern edge of the Loess Plateau.
Henan, Yu for short, is a province located in the Northern Central Region of China.
Hebei is a province in China. Home to approximately 70 million people, Hebei forms the core of the China Northern Plain- A pancake flat, primarily agricultural region.
Inner Mongolia is a Mongol Autonomous Region in northern China, whereas Outer Mongolia is a separate country to the north of China.
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