Among the various different ethnic groups that live in the province are first and foremost Han Chinese majority, all immigrants from the Central Chinese Plains. Major nationalities The Han make up 84% of the population in Liaoning Province. Among the other Ethnic Groups are first and foremost the Manchu, contributing 13% to the total of 42.4 Million Citizens of the Province.
The third ethnic group in Liaoning Province, the Mongols, is considerably smaller. The Mongols make up only 2% of the total. The rest are the Hui with 0.6%, the Korean Ethnic Minority or Chaoxian with only 0.6% of the population. As can be read from adjacent Map of
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LiaoNing Province of China
"Liaoning - Home o/t Manchus - Cradle o/t Ching Empire"
Ethnic Groups / Ethnic Minorities in Liaoning Province :
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all Ethnic Language Area's in China ((Ethno-Linguistic Map), the Ethnic Manchu Communities in Liaoning Province can mainly be found in the extreme North East, in the Changbai Shan Mountain Range and the border area's with Jilin Province and the Nation of North Korea.
Across the border in Jilin Province north-east of Siping lies the Yitong Manchu Autonomous County. Inside Liaoning in the South-East corners near Huanren live more Manchu in Huanren Manchu Autonomous County (Simplified Chinese: 桓仁满族自治县; pinyin: Huánrén Mǎnzú Zìzhìxiàn).
There are however several other Manchu Autonomous County's in Liaoning Province.
One lies near Dandong City in the extreme south-east of the Province. Concentrated in Kuandian Manchu Autonomous County (simplified Chinese: 宽甸满族自治县; pinyin: Kuāndiàn Mǎnzú Zìzhìxiàn) and spread over some 19 towns are 447.000 Members of the Manchu Ethnic Group. Kuandian makes itself known as the Chestnut Capital of China and insists on having a
本溪满族自治县 ; pinyin: Běnxī Mǎnzú Zìzhìxiàn) and Huanren Manchu Autonomous County in the Changbai Shan Range (simplified Chinese: 桓仁满族自治县; Huwanren Manju Zijysiyan).
Benxi autonomous county has an iron separation facility and a coal mine among its industries, counts a total surface area of 3362 square kilometers and a population of approximately 300,000 people as of 2002 AD. It has eleven towns and three rural
clean environment and according industry. The area is famous for bee keeping and its honey prodction. Mushroom products, Ginseng and wild vegetables are other export products of the County.
Kuandian Town is located where the Changbai Mountains and the Qian(lian)shan Mountains join and is surrounded by mountains, with steep ridges and plenty peaks. Its most impressive attraction is the volcano Park of Mount Huangyi.
Kuandian alone counts a staggering 548 rivers, among which the Yalu River. The impressive Sup'Ung Lake, since long used as a water reservoir is part of Kuandian County. The Border of Kuandian County with North Korea is 216.5 Kilometers in length.
Anshan counts its very own Xiuyan Manchu Autonomous County (Simplified Chinese: 岫岩满族自治 县 ; pinyin: Xiùyán Mǎnzú Zìzhìxiàn) with a total population: 491,900 , as does the City of Benxi with Benxi Manchu Autonomous County (Simplified Chinese:
Huanren Manchu Autonomous County is located in the South-East corner where Jilin Province meets Liaoning and North Korea. The Huanren county covers 3,362 square kilometers and has 293,505 population (2000 AD census). Huanren town was established as township in 1877 AD and currently is the county seat. The Huanren county itself is divided into 13 Subdivisions which count 8 towns, 4 townships and a minority township. The main nationalities in the Huanren Region are Manchu Nationality, Han, Hui and Chaoxian - Korean Nationality people.
Among the historic and tourist highlights of Huanren Autonomous County are Wunu Mountain City, a Goguryeo Kingdom which is part of a combined UNESCO World Heritage Site that also includes sites in Ji'an a town on the North Korean Border just within Jilin Province. Huabozi Shan, with 1336 Meters the highest mountain in Liaoning Province is part of Huanren Autonomous County.
The 6Th and last Minority Group the Xibe Tribal People rank a puny total of only 0.3% of the provincial population.