List of Provinces, Regions and Municipalities in China

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

Provinces (省 Shěng)

Name Simplified Traditional Provincial capital Subdivisions Governor CPC Committee Secretry
Anhui 安徽   Hefei 17 prefecture-level cities Wang Sanyun Wang Jinshan
Fújiàn 福建   Fuzhou 9 prefecture-level cities Huang Xiaojing Sun Chunlan
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 Wang Yang
Gùizhōu 贵州 貴州 Guiyang 4 prefecture-level cities
2 prefectures
3 autonomous prefectures
Lin Shusen Shi Zongyuan
Hǎinán 海南   Haikou 2 prefecture-level cities
6 county-level cities
4 Counties
4 autonomous counties
Luo Baoming Wei Liucheng
Hébĕi 河北   Shijiazhuang 11 prefecture-level cities Li Hongzhong Luo Qingquan
Hēilóngjiāng 黑龙江 黑龍江 Harbin 12 prefecture-level cities
1 prefecture
Li Zhanshu Ji Bingxuan
Hénán 河南   Zhengzhou 17 prefecture-level cities Guo Gengmao Lu Zhangong
Húběi 湖北   Wuhan 12 prefecture-level cities
1 autonomous prefecture
Li Hongzhong Luo Qingquan
Húnán 湖南   Changsha 13 prefecture-level cities
1 autonomous prefecture
Zhou Qiang Zhang Chunxian
Jiāngsū 江苏 江蘇 Nanjing 13 prefecture-level cities Luo Zhijun Liang Baohua
Jiāngxī 江西   Nanchang 11 prefecture-level cities Wu Xinxiong Su Rong
Jílín 吉林   Changchun 8 prefecture-level cities
1 autonomous prefecture
Wang Rulin Sun Zhengcai
Liáoníng 辽宁 遼寧 Shenyang 14 prefecture-level cities Chen Zhenggao Wang Min
Qinghai 青海   Xining 1 prefecture-level cities
1 prefecture cities
6 autonomous prefectures
Song Xiuyan Qiang Wei
Shǎnxī or Shaanxi 陕西 陝西 Xi'an 9 prefecture-level cities Yuan Chunqing Zhao Leji
Shāndōng 山东   Jinan 17 prefecture-level cities Jiang Daming Jiang Yikang
Shānxī 山西   Taiyuan 11 prefecture-level cities Wang Jun Zhang Baoshun
Sìchuān 四川   Chengdu 18 prefecture-level cities
3 autonomous prefectures
Jiang Jufeng Liu Qibao
Yúnnán or Yunan 云南 雲南 Kunming 8 prefecture-level cities
8 autonomous prefectures
Qin Guangrong Bai Enpei
Zhèjiang 浙江   Hangzhou 11 prefecture-level cities Lv Zushan Zhao Hongzhu
Taiwan     Taipie 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 Ma Biao Guo Shengkun Nanning
Inner Mongolia 内蒙古
Nèi Měnggǔ
Mongolian: Öbür mongɣul 12 prefecture-level divisions
9 prefecture-level cities
3 leagues
Yang Jing Hu Chunhua Hohhot
Níngxià 宁夏   5 prefecture-level cities Wang Zhengwei Chen Jianguo Yinchuan
Tibet 西藏
Xīzàng
  1 prefecture-level city
6 prefectures
Padma Choling Zhang Qingli Lhasa
Xīnjiāng 新疆 Uyghur: شىنجاڭ 2 prefecture-level cities
7 Prefectures
5 autonomous prefectures
Nur Bekri 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
Huang Xingguo Zhang Gaoli
Shànghǎi 上海     18 districts
1 county
Yu Zhengsheng Han Zheng
Tiānjīn 天津     15 districts
3 counties
Bo Xilai Huang Qifan

Special administrative regions

Name Traditional Pinyin Subdivisions Cheif Executive/Mayor
Hong Kong 香港 Xiāng Găng 18 districts Donald Tsang
Macau 澳門 Àomén None Chui Sai On

 

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.