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 (chĭng′hī′) also Tsing·hai (tsĭng′-)
A province of west-central China. The Mekong, Yangtze, and Yellow Rivers originate within its borders. Xining is the capital.


(ˈtʃɪŋˈhaɪ) ,




1. (Placename) a province of NW China: consists largely of mountains and high plateaus. Capital: Xining. Pop: 5 340 000 (2003 est). Area: 721 000 sq km (278 400 sq miles)
2. (Placename) the Pinyin transliteration of the Chinese name for Koko Nor


or Ch'ing•hai


1. a province in NW China. 4,740,000; 278,400 sq. mi. (721,000 sq. km). Cap.: Xining.
2. Also called Koko Nor. a salt lake in NE Qinghai province. 2300 sq. mi. (5950 sq. km).
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The death toll has climbed to 2,064 from a devastating earthquake in northwest China's Qinghai Province, with 175 people still missing, the rescue headquarters said Tuesday.
earthquake that hit the Qinghai Province earlier today, his press office said
Three people have died and nine have been taken to hospital since the disease struck Ziketan, a town of 10,000 people in Qinghai province, last week.
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The railway project, which will link Lhasa with Golmud, a major city in Qinghai province, would be help ''speed up the economic and social development in Tibet,'' Zhu was quoted as saying.
China accused some World Bank shareholders Tuesday of "politicizing the business" of the organization by attaching conditions to a loan project intended to resettle some 60,000 farmers in remote Qinghai Province to more fertile land.
Timken designed a bearing solution for Qinghai Ping'an High Precision Aluminum Co.
China announced the commencement of construction of Yuan 37 billion ($US 6bn) line connecting the western Xinjiang Uygar Autonomous Region with the neighbouring province of Qinghai.
Xining Municipality is the capital city of Qinghai Province in northwest China.
Recon Technology announced that it will provide its proprietary chemical compound agents and microbiological treatment agents and relevant services for oily sewage treatments to Qinghai Oilfield Company, a PetroChina Co.
We report the emergence of a group B H5N8 virus in Qinghai Lake, China, a key breeding and stopover site for waterfowl along the Central Asian Flyway.
August 30, China Sinopec Qinghai featured merchandise orders will be held in Xining City.