Chihli


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Chihli:

see HebeiHebei
or Hopei
, province (2010 pop. 71,854.202), 78,900 sq mi (204,404 sq km), NE China, on the Bohai, an arm of the Yellow Sea. The capital is Shijiazhuang. The province contains two autonomous municipalities administered directly by the central government: Beijing,
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, China.

Chihli

Gulf of. another name for the Bohai
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On March 30 he reached China and negotiated an immigration agreement with Li Hongzhang, viceroy of Chihli.
By the end of 1898 he was in China, where he'd taken a job as chief engineer for the Chinese Bureau of Mines in the northern provinces of Chihli and Jehol.
The second was the littoral formed by the Gulf of Chihli (Bohai) and southward along the Yellow Sea, which guarded the sea approaches to the country's capital at Peking (Beijing) and thus for political and strategic reasons turned the Liaotung and Shantung peninsulas into cockpits of conflict among the powers.