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A city of central China north-northeast of Chengdu. The capital of Qinghai province, it was long a commercial center on the caravan route to Tibet.
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(Placename) a city in W China, capital of Qinghai province, at an altitude of 2300 m (7500 ft). Pop: 689 000 (2005 est)
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the capital of Qinghai province, in W central China. 571,545.
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