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.
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Chihli

Gulf of. another name for the Bohai
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While there is almost no record of the extent of the damage in Chihli, an estimated 100,000 were killed, making it the deadliest earthquake to that point in the history of the country.
On March 30 he reached China and negotiated an immigration agreement with Li Hongzhang, viceroy of Chihli. (102) Kalakaua also informed his foreign office that Viceroy Li had sent a copy of the agreement to Afong.
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.