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Sichuan: Province of China
Sichuan is a landlocked province in Southwest China occupying most of the Sichuan Basin and the easternmost part of the Tibetan Plateau between the Jinsha River on the west, the Daba Mountains in the north, and the Yungui Plateau to the south. Sichuan's capital city is Chengdu. The population of Sichuan stands at 81 million.

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China state media reports 19 people killed in forest fire

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China's Sichuan province reported its first death from coronavirus, state media reported on Wednesday.
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Dry season offensive against China bitcoin miners

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China approves $156 million airport project in Sichuan province

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Two strong quakes hit southwest China, at least one person dead

Two strong earthquakes shook the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan on Monday, killing at least one person in a part of the country frequently affected by strong tremors.
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