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China/Catalogs/Political subdivisions

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The People's Republic of China is divided into many provinces, regions and municipalities.

Provinces

( Shěng)

Name Simplified Traditional Provincial capital Subdivisions Governor CPC Committee Secretry
Ānhuī 安徽   Hefei 17 prefecture-level cities Wang Jinshan Guo Jinlong
Fújiàn 福建   Fuzhou 9 prefecture-level cities Huang Xiaojing Lu Zhangong
Gānsù 甘肃 甘肅 Lanzhou 12 prefecture-level cities
2 autonomous prefectures
Xu Shousheng (acting) Lu Hao
Guǎngdōng 广东   Guangzhou 21 prefecture-level cities Huang Huahua Zhang Dejiang
Gùizhōu 贵州 貴州 Guiyang 4 prefecture-level cities
2 prefectures
3 autonomous prefectures
Lin Shusen (acting) Shi Zongyuan
Hǎinán 海南   Haikou 2 prefecture-level cities
6 county-level cities
4 Counties
4 autonomous counties
Luo Baoming (acting) Wang Xiaofeng
Hébĕi 河北   Shijiazhuang 11 prefecture-level cities Guo Gengmao (acting) Bai Keming
Hēilóngjiāng 黑龙江 黑龍江 Harbin 12 prefecture-level cities
1 prefecture
Zhang Zuoji Qian Yunlu
Hénán 河南   Zhengzhou 17 prefecture-level cities Li Chengyu Xu Guangchun
Húběi 湖北   Wuhan 12 prefecture-level cities
1 autonomous prefecture
Guo Gengmao Yu Zhengsheng
Húnán 湖南   Changsha 13 prefecture-level cities
1 autonomous prefecture
Zhou Qiang (acting) Zhang Chunxian
Jiāngsū 江苏 江蘇 Nanjing 13 prefecture-level cities Liang Baohua Li Yuanchao
Jiāngxī 江西   Nanchang 11 prefecture-level cities Wu Xinxiong (acting) Meng Jianzhu
Jílín 吉林   Changchun 8 prefecture-level cities
1 autonomous prefecture
Han Changfu Wang Yunkun
Liáoníng 辽宁 遼寧 Shenyang 14 prefecture-level cities Zhang Wenyue Li Keqiang
Qīnghǎi 青海   Xining 1 prefecture-level cities
1 prefecture cities
6 autonomous prefectures
Song Xiuyan Zhao Leji
Shaanxi 陕西
Shǎnxī
陝西 Xi'an 9 prefecture-level cities Yuan Chunqing (acting) Li Jianguo
Shāndōng 山东   Jinan 17 prefecture-level cities Han Yuqun Zhang Gaoli
Shānxī 山西   Taiyuan 11 prefecture-level cities Yu Youjun Zhang Baoshun
Sìchuān 四川   Chengdu 18 prefecture-level cities
3 autonomous prefectures
Jiang Jufeng (acting) Zhang Xuezhong
Yunan 云南
Yúnnán
雲南 Kunming 8 prefecture-level cities
8 autonomous prefectures
Qin Guangrong (acting) Bai Enpei
Zhèjiāng 浙江   Hangzhou 11 prefecture-level cities Lu Zushan Xi Jinping
Taiwan     [[ ]] 2 provinces
2 provincial level cities
Claimed by the PRC but administered by the ROC

Autonomous Regions

(自治区 Zìzhìqū)

Name Chinese
(simplified)
Local Subdivisions Governor CPC Committee Secretary Provincial capital
Guǎngxī 广西 Zhuang: Gvaŋзsiƅ 14 prefecture-level cities Lu Bing Liu Qibao Nanning
Inner Mongolia 内蒙古
Nèi Měnggǔ
  12 prefecture-level divisions
9 prefecture-level cities
3 leagues
Yang Jing Chu Bo Hohhot
Níngxià 宁夏   5 prefecture-level cities Ma Qizhi Chen Jianguo Yinchuan
Tibet 西藏
Xīzàng
  1 prefecture-level city
6 prefectures
Qiangba Puncog Zhang Qingli Lhasa
Xīnjiāng 新疆 Uyghur: شىنجاڭ 2 prefecture-level cities
7 Prefectures
5 autonomous prefectures
Ismail Tiliwaldi Wang Lequan Ürümqi

Municipalities

Name Simplified Traditional Provincial capital Subdivisions Governor/Mayor CPC Committee Secretry
Běijīng 北京   [[ ]] 16 are districts
2 are counties
Wang Qishan Liu Qi
Chóngqìng 重庆 重慶 Yuzhong Qu 19 districts
17 Counties
4 Autonymous Counties
Wang Hongju Wang Yang
Shànghǎi 上海   [[ ]] 18 districts
1 county
Han Zheng Han Zheng
Tiānjīn 天津   [[ ]] 15 districts
3 counties
Dai Xianglong Zhang Lichang

Special administrative regions

Name Simplified Traditional - Subdivisions Chief Executive/Mayor -
Hong Kong   香港 [[ ]] 18 districts Donald Tsang [[ ]]
Macau   澳門
Àomén
[[ ]] None Edmund Ho Hau wah [[ ]]

References

  • Local Leadership. Gov.cn, the official web portal of the Central People's Government of the People's Republic of China (Nov 6, 2006). Retrieved on May 6, 2007.

See also