Ningsia


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Ning·xia

also Ning·sia  (nĭng′shyä′)
An autonomous region of northern China mostly populated by Hui.

Ningsia

(ˈnɪŋˈʃjɑː) or

Ninghsia

n
1. (Placename) a former province of NW China: mostly included in Inner Mongolia in 1956, with the smaller part constituted as the Ningxia Hui AR in 1958
2. (Placename) the former name of Yinchuan
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The evidence is based on the writings of participants and later imperial histories Table 3 China's population by province, 1819-1953 (million) 1819 1893 1953 Provinces most affected by 153.9 101.8 145.3 Taiping rebellion (a) Provinces affected by Muslim 41.3 26.8 43.1 rebellions (b) Ten Other Provinces of China 175.6 240.9 338.6 Proper (c) Three Manchurian Provinces (d) 2.0 5.4 41.7 Sinkiang, Mongolia, Tibet, 6.4 11.8 14.0 Ningsia, Tsinghai Total 379.4 386.7 582.7 (a.) Anhwei, Chekiang, Hupei, Kiangsi, Kiangsu; (b.) Kansu, Shensi, Shansi; (c.) Fukien, Honan, Hopei, Hunan, Kwangsi, Kwangtung, Kweichow, Shantung, Szechwan and Yunnan; (d.) Heilungkiang, Kirin, Liaoning.
After a fire in Wan-li times (1573-1620), they managed to find a scroll from Canton (via Ningsia).