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see JinanJinan
or Tsinan
, city (1994 est. pop. 1,659,900), capital of Shandong prov., E China. It lies 3 mi (4.8 km) S of the Huang He (Yellow River) and is a railroad junction on the network linking Shanghai and Nanjing with Tianjin; it has connections to Qingdao and Yantai.
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a city in East China, on the Huang Ho. Capital of Shantung Province. Population, 1.1 million (1970). Tsinan is a rail and highway junction and a major transshipping point. The food-processing industry is represented by, for example, a flour mill, a vegetable-oil mill, a meat-packing plant, and an alcohol plant. The city also has a paper industry and a textile industry (including the manufacture of rugs). Tsinan is a major national center for the production of rubber goods, including rubber footwear. The city’s machine-building industry produces machine tools, locomotives, and equipment for the textile and food-processing industries; there is a plant that manufactures heavy trucks and a motor-vehicle repair plant. The city has chemical and petrochemical industries. A metallurgical plant is located in the city. Tsinan has a university and industrial, agricultural, and medical academies.

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, Chinan, Tsinan
an industrial city in NE China, capital of Shandong province; probably over 3000 years old. Pop.: 2 654 000 (2005 est.)
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In December 1928 when, partly due to the bank crisis in Japan and the Tsinan Incident, the Java sugar industry started to face bankruptcy, KHT's Semarang office held sugar stocks worth 976,817 guilders.
(Tsinan: Wen-i, 1990), published as Studies on the Han Fu (New Haven: American Orient al Society, 1997), which contains numerous English renderings of the fu discussed by Gong.
Buck, Urban Chance in China: Politics and Development in Tsinan, Shantung, 1890-1949 (Madison, 1978), 37.
Initially they used their existing plant and buildings, but by 1915 Cheeloo University had been established in Tsinan, the capital.
MKH Ma Kuo-han, comp., Yu-han shan-fang chi-yi-shu (Tsinan, 1871; rpt.