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Nanning

(nän`nĭng`), city (1994 est. pop. 829,400), capital of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, S China, on the Xi River in a fertile farming area. The city has a medium-sized integrated iron and steel complex, a sugar refinery, other food-processing plants, and factories making fertilizer, machine tools, paper, cement, and farm machinery. The city is on the Hunan-Guangxi RR to Vietnam and was an important base for supplies going to North Vietnam during the Vietnam War. Guangxi Univ., a medical college, and an agricultural institute are there.

Nanning

 

a city in China located on the Yii Chiang, a tributary of the Hsi Chiang. Capital of the Kwangsi Chuang Autonomous Region. Population 320,000 (1960). A transportation junction and river port, Nanning is the distribution center for crops grown in the surrounding agricultural region. The city produces river vessels, machine tools, mining equipment, agricultural machinery, aluminum, paper, and chemicals. A meat packing plant, flour mills, and sugar refineries support the local food industry. Among the city’s educational institutions are a university and medical and agricultural institutes.

Nanning

, Nan-ning
a port in S China, capital of Guanxi Zhuang AR, on the Xiang River: rail links with Vietnam. Pop.: 1 395 000 (2005 est.)
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