Shijiazhuang

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Shijiazhuang

or

Shih-chia-chuang

(shûr-jēä-jwäng), city (1994 est. pop. 1,159,400), capital of Hebei prov., China, near the Shanxi province border. A small village until the turn of the century, when it became a railroad junction, it is now at the intersection of north-south and east-west highways and railroads. It has textile, fertilizer, pharmaceutical, automotive, and paper industries.
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Shijiazhuang

, Shihchiachuang, Shihkiachwang
a city in NE China, capital of Hebei province: textile manufacturing. Pop.: 1 733 000 (2005 est.)
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