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Chengde

(ˈtʃɛŋˈteɪ) ,

Chengteh

or

Ch'eng-te

n
(Placename) a city in NE China, in Hebei on the Luan River: summer residence of the Manchu emperors. Pop: 470 000 (2005 est)

Cheng•de

or Cheng•teh

(ˈtʃœŋˈdœ)

n.
a city in NE Hebei province, in NE China: summer residence of the Manchu emperors. 316,397.
Formerly, Jehol.
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The half cores are stored in the Company's core shacks for future reference and checking, and the other half core samples are shipped in security sealed bags to the Chengde Huakan 514 Geology and Minerals Testing and Research Institute in Chengde, Hebei Province, China, 226 km northeast of Beijing, and the Zhenzhou Nonferrous Exploration Institute Lab in Zhengzhou, Henan Province, China, and both labs are ISO9000 certified analytical lab.
The Confucius ancient architecture cluster, along with Beijing's Forbidden City and the Imperial Summer Resort in Chengde, are three of China's best preserved ancient building complexes.
During the commodities boom of the 2000s, which saw prices of vanadium and iron ore increase significantly, Chinese producers (notably Chengde and Pangang) instigated extensive capacity expansion projects.
Construction of the project will safeguard water quality, ecosystem and water safety in the Luan River Basin which has a cluster of cities like Beijing, Tianjin, Tangshan, Qinhuangdao and Chengde in the Bohai Rim, and will play a significant role in saving energy, reducing emission and promoting sustainable development in Qian'an City, Hebei Province.
There are five banks that are classified as efficient: Bank of China, China Development Bank, Zhanjiang Commercial Bank, Panzhihua City Commercial Bank, Chengde City Commercial Bank, although three of which are rather small since they hold the 52nd, 55th and 69th position in total assets ranking, respectively.
The Puning Temple, technically administered by the local Bureau of Religious Affairs of Chengde, was once an important imperial temple in the sophisticated network of Gelugpa monasteries that enjoyed prestige and royal patronage.
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Gao Jinhe, head of Beitai village in Hebei province, confronted local authorities in Chengde city on Sunday over "corruption and abuse of power", according to the Hong Kong-based Information Center for Human Rights and Democracy.
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This statement was a response to official and underground Catholics after the illicit ordination of the bishop of Chengde on November 20, 2010.
The Zhangtang Railway starts from Kongjiazhuang in Zhangjiakou City, runs eastbound to the west of Chengde, then turns to the south and passes through the west of Tangshan to the Caofeidian port, a port for coal transportation.