The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



a city in southern China, in Kwangtung Province. Port on the river Hsi Chiang. Population, more than 100,000 (1970). Chaoch’ing is a center for the processing of agricultural produce from throughout the province. It produces machinery, chemical fertilizers, and matches.

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