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Category:Complete Atlas of China (1917)

Key Map, from the Preface
English: The Complete Atlas of China: Containing Separate Maps of the Eighteen Provinces of China Proper on the Scale of 1:3,000,000 and of the Four Great Dependencies on the Scale of 1:7,500,000 together with an Index to All the Names on the Maps with the Latitude and Longitude of Each Place: All Railways, Telegraph Stations, Ports, & Protestant Mission Stations Marked was an atlas of the Qing Empire (1st ed., 1908) or Republic of China (2nd ed., 1917) completed by Edward Stanford for the China Inland Mission, using the Postal Map romanization of Chinese names.

The 18 Provinces of China Proper:

  • 1. KWANGTUNG (i.e., Guangdong & Hainan)
  • 2. FUKIEN (Fujian)
  • 3. CHEKIANG (Zhejiang)
  • 4. KIANGSU (Jiangsu & Shanghai)
  • 5. SHANTUNG (Shandong)
  • 6. CHIHLI (Zhili, now Hebei, Beijing, & Tianjin)
  • 7. HUPEH (Hubei)
  • 8. KIANGSI (Jiangxi)
  • 9. HONAN (Henan)
  • 10. ANHWEI (Anhui)
  • 11. HUNAN
  • 12. KANSU (Gansu)
  • 13. SHENSI (Shaanxi)
  • 14. SHANSI (Shanxi)
  • 15. SZECHWAN (Sichuan & Chongqing)
  • 16. YUNNAN
  • 17. KWEICHOW (Guizhou)
  • 18. KWANGSI (Guangxi)

The Four Great Dependencies:

  • 19. SINKIANG (Xinjiang)
  • 20. MANCHURIA (now Northeast China: Heilongjiang, Jilin, & Liaoning)
  • 21. TIBET (Tibet & Qinghai)
  • 22. MONGOLIA (now the country of Mongolia and the Chinese autonomous region of Inner Mongolia)
Note: The colours, contrast and appearance of these illustrations are unlikely to be true to life. They are derived from scanned images that have been enhanced for machine interpretation and have been altered from their originals.

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