|Peoples’ Republic of China|
|March 24-April 5|
Area 139,900 sq.km. One of the poorest provinces. Central China.
Population 63,400,000; 454 people/sq.km.
Capital Hefei 1.5 mill.
Han Chinese 99.5%
Hui 0.5%. Main languages Putonghua, Huizhou.
Muslim 0.5%. Christian 11.6%: House churches 7.8%, TSPM 2.5%, all Catholics 1.3%.
Area 23,000 sq.km. The nation’s capital.
Population 13,500,000; 586 people/sq.km.
Han Chinese 96.5% speaking Putonghua.
Christian 4.4%: House churches 3.7%, all Catholics 0.4%, TSPM 0.3%.
Area Approximately 120,000 sq.km. China’s newest municipality carved out of the eastern fifth of Sichuan Province.
Population 31,200,000; 260 people/sq.km.
Capital Chongqing 3.9m.
Han Chinese 98.5%.
Chinese. Some Muslims. Christian 2.6%: House churches 1.5%, TSPM 0.7%, all Catholics 0.4%.
Area 123,100 sq.km on the coast facing Taiwan.
Population 34,300,000; 279 people/sq.km.
Capital Fuzhou 1,827,000.
Han Chinese 97.5%. Speaking 8 languages,
Buddhism and Daoism strong. Muslim 0.1%. Christian 10.7%: House churches 6.8%, TSPM 2.7%, all Catholics 1.2%.
Area 366,500 sq.km. Large northwestern province on the edge of the Gobi Desert.
Population 25,700,000; 70 people/sq.km.
Capital Lanzhou 2.17m.
Han Chinese and other migrants 91.7%.
Muslim 6% mainly Hui, Dongxian. Lama Buddhism 1.7%. Christian 1.9%: House churches 1.1%, TSPM 0.4%, all Catholics 0.4%.
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