The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a city in southern China, in Yünnan Province. Population. 159,600 (1953). Kochiu is a principal center for the mining and smelting of tin, as well as the mining of lead and zinc ores. Its railroad station is on the Pisech’ai-Shihp’ing line.
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