Han may refer to:

Ethnic groups

* Han Chinese, the world's largest ethnic group, the Han make up 18% of the Earth's human population * Han people, the South Korean term for Koreans * Hän, a First Nations people of Canada

East Asian history

* Han (Western Zhou state) (韓) (11th century BC – 757 BC), a Chinese state during the Spring and Autumn period * Han (state) (韓) (403–230  BC), a Chinese state during the Warring States period * Han dynasty (漢/汉) (206 BC – 220 AD), a dynasty split into two eras, Western Han and Eastern Han ** Shu Han (蜀漢) (221–263), a Han Chinese dynasty that existed during the Three Kingdoms Period * Former Zhao (304–329), one of the Sixteen Kingdoms, known as Han (漢) before 319 * Cheng Han (成漢) (304–347), one of the Sixteen Kingdoms, known as Han (漢) after 338 * Hou Han (侯漢) (552), dynasty name used by Hou Jing during his brief usurpation of the Liang dynasty * Former Shu (前蜀) (907–925), a state during the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period, known as Han (漢) between 917 and 918 * Southern Han (南漢) (917–971), a state during the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period * Later Han (Five Dynasties) (後漢) (947–951), a state during the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period ** Northern Han (北漢)(951–979), successor to Later Han, also during the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period * Chen Han (漢) (1360–1364), an insurgent middle Yangtze state in the late Yuan Dynasty * Han system (藩), a term for feudal clan or fief in Japan * Samhan (), three ancient confederacies in the southern Korean Peninsula; also refers to the Three Kingdoms of Korea ** Byeonhan confederacy () ** Jinhan confederacy () ** Mahan confederacy () * Khan (title), or Han (汗) in Chinese transliteration, originally Central Asian title for a sovereign or military ruler *Daehan Jeguk or Korean Empire (대한제국; 大韓帝國) (1897–1910), the Korean Empire was the last independent unified Korean state


* Han-sur-Lesse, Rochefort, Belgium * Han-sur-Meuse, Meuse, France * Han-devant-Pierrepont in Meurthe-et-Moselle, France * Han-sur-Nied in Moselle, France * Korea, an abbreviation for "Hanguk" (한국, 韓國), the Korean name for Korea (South Korea) * Han, Iran, a village in Sistan and Baluchestan Province * Han, Eskişehir, Turkey

Arts, entertainment, and media

* Han Solo, a character in the ''Star Wars'' franchise * Han Lue, a character in the ''Fast & Furious'' franchise * ''The Airlords of Han'', the sequel to ''Armageddon 2419 A.D.'' * "Han", a The West Wing (season 5), fifth season episode of ''The West Wing''


* Han (name), a given name and surname ** Han (Chinese surname), also Haan, Hahn or Hann, the Romanized spelling of many Chinese family names: 漢, 韓(韩), 邗, 罕, 寒, 憨, etc. ** Han (Korean surname), (한, 韓 or 漢), also romanized as "Hahn"


* Han school, Japan, Edo period * HAN University of Applied Sciences, in the Netherlands


* Hän language, an indigenous language of North America * Han Chinese language, or just Chinese * Korean language (한국어 ''Hangug-eo''), as known in South Korea ** Han languages, a group of languages of ancient Korea * han, the ISO 639-3 code for the Hangaza language of Tanzania

Writing systems

* Hán, used in Vietnamese orthography * Han characters (漢字, Pinyin: ''Hanzi'', often referred to as Chinese characters) * Han unification (Han character glyph unification) in Unicode * Hangul (한글 ''Hangeul''), the Korean alphabet * Hanja (한자, 漢字), Han characters used for the Korean language


* Hän, a Finnish grammar#Personal pronouns, Finnish 3rd person pronoun


* Hanwell railway station, in England * Hindaun City railway station, in India * Noi Bai International Airport, serving Hanoi, Vietnam

Other uses

* Han (cultural), a Korean cultural concept of lament * Han (inn), also spelled khan, caravanserai * Han (trilobite), ''Han'' (trilobite), a monotypic genus * Han Vodka * Health Alert Network of US CDC * Home network in computing * Hospitality Association of Namibia * Hydroxylammonium nitrate * Type 091 submarine, Chinese nuclear submarine class

See also

* Hahn (disambiguation) * Han River (disambiguation) * Hans (disambiguation) {{disambiguation, geo