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Liaoning Coastal province in ne China, bordering North Korea; the capital is Shenyang. Japan conquered the Liaotung peninsula during the Russo-Japanese War (1904–05) and developed the province's industries and railroads. It later formed part of the Japanese puppet state of Manchukuo (1932–45). After World War II, it fell under the joint control of Russia and China. A Chinese province since 1955. it is the chief site of China's heavy industry. The province has rich coal and iron ore reserves, and supplies 20% of China's electrical power. It includes the cities of Anshan, Fushun, and Dalian (China's major port). The principal river is the Liao. Area: 151,000sq km (58,300sq mi). Pop. (2000) 42,380,000.

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Anshan

Anshan (än´shän´), city (1994 est. pop. 1,251,700), central Liaoning prov., China, on a branch of the South Liaoning RR. Its huge integrated iron and steel complex is the largest in China. It comprises iron and coal mines and numerous blast furnaces, open hearths, and finishing facilities. Many varieties of steel and steel products (including rails and cables) are produced. Other manufactures in Anshan include chemicals, tractors, refined oil, machinery, cement, and paper. Anshan was developed as a metallurgical center largely by the Japanese, who occupied the region during World War II. The Soviet Union dismantled much of the steel mill between 1944 and 1946, but by 1956 the facilities had been rebuilt.

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