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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.
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(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
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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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En el interior del pais, Xinjiang colinda con las provincias de Gansu, Qinhai y la Region Autonoma de Tibet (en adelante Tibet).
(14.) Take Qinghai Province for example, "Go West" was implemented around a decade ago and the accumulated government investment in health care has reached 5.6 billion Yuan, exceeding the total amount of five decades' of government health investment since the founding of new China; furthermore, the percentage of government health expenditure to total government expenditure increased from 1.9% in 1999 to 6.8% in 2009 (Health Department of Qinhai Province 2010).
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The members of the delegation belong to Nanchuan Industrial Park, Economic and Technology Development Zone, Qinhai Xingqi Network Science and Technology Limited, Xining Baoyu Chen Trade and Business Limited), Qinghai Bo Yang Trade and Business (Limited) and China Tibetan Carpets Association.
Guandong Song, School of Art and Law, Northeastern University; Qinhai Ma, School of Business Administration, Northeastern University; Fangfei Wu, School of Administration, Shenyang Jianzhu University; Lin Li, School of Information Science and Engineering, Northeastern University.
peninsulae mouse HFRS (severe) Nationwide except Xinjiang and Jilin provinces Seoul Rattus norvegicus rat HFRS (mild) Nationwide except Qinhai, Xinjiang, Xizang provinces R.
and was centered in Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, in the southern part of Qinhai.
The official death toll from the powerful 7.1-magnitude temblor in the remote region, located in the southern part of Qinhai Province near Tibet, stood at more than 1,700 dead, with 256 still missing as of Sunday.
In China, the field tests were carried out in Xinjiang, Shengli, Liaohe, Qinhai, Dagang, Jinlin and the other oil fields for more than 2000 times(Mu, 2003).
Most Muslim communities in the western provinces of Ningxia, Gansu, Qinhai, and Yunnan reportedly coexist peacefully with non-Muslims and experience little conflict with local authorities.