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Place Names in China

Useful Chinese words (in pinyin) frequently used to form place names.

Note, however, that chinese words can have multiple meanings depending on pronunciation (the 4 tones).
 

Bei North
Nan South
Xi West
Dong East
Men Gate
Qiao Bridge
Hu / Hai Lake / Sea
Shui Water
Shan Hill / Mountain
Hua Flower
Yuan Garden
Cun Village
Gong Palace
Si Temple
Ting Pavilion
Zhan Train station
   
   
   
   

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