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Zhejiang: Province of China
Zhejiang, is an eastern, coastal province of the People's Republic of China. Its capital and largest city is Hangzhou. Zhejiang is bordered by Jiangsu and Shanghai to the north, Anhui to the northwest, Jiangxi to the west, and Fujian to the south. To the east is the East China Sea, beyond which lie the Ryukyu Islands of Japan. The population of Zhejiang stands at 57 million, the 10th highest among China. Other notable cities include Ningbo and Wenzhou. It has been called 'the backbone of China' due to being a major driving force in the Chinese economy and being the birthplace of several notable persons, including the Chinese Nationalist leader Chiang Kai-shek and entrepreneur Jack Ma.


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Death toll rises to 22 as Typhoon Lekima sweeps through east China

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China braces for lashing from typhoon, issues top storm warning

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Typhoon Lekima made landfall near Shitangzhen, in the province of Zhejiang around 1am local time on Saturday.
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China issues top warning for strong typhoon nearing coast

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