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Province of Shanxi, China

Location of province of Shanxi on a map

Shanxi is a province found in the nation of China. Home to 35,712,111 people, it is the 18th largest division in China in terms of population.

Shanxi gained its current status as a province in the year 1949. The government of Shanxi is lead by Li Xiaopeng and is based in the province capital of Taiyuan (Population: 3,426,519).

The most populous cities in Shanxi are: Taiyuan (Population: 3,426,519), Datong (Population: 1,052,678), Changzhi (Population: 699,514), Yangquan (Population: 413,394), Jincheng (Population: 332,650).

Shanxi Province - Quick Facts

Country China
Region Type Province
ISO Code CN_14
Time Zone HKT
Year of Establishment 1949
Capital Taiyuan (Population: 3,426,519)
Head of Government Li Xiaopeng
Total Population 35,712,111
Total Area 149,708 sq km (57,803 sq miles)
Population Density 238.5 sq km (617.8 sq miles)
This page was last updated on July 24, 2015.

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