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Fang Chih
Fang Chih, also known as Fang Chi and Fang Zhi, (Chinese: 方治; pinyin: Fāng Zhì), courtesy name: Xi Kong (希孔), (23 November 1895 – 28 March 1989) was a Chinese party boss, provincial governor, diplomat, scholar, author and a high-ranking official of the KMT in the service of the Republic of China.Contents1 Family History and Early Life 2 Education 3 Return from Japan 4 Information Ministry Activities 5 CC Clique 6 Ministry of Education 7 Chungking 8 Shanghai 9 Fukien Province and Retreat to Taiwan 10 Korean War 11 Golden Triangle 12 Refugees and Disaster Relief 13 Ryukyu 14 Taiwan 15 Marriage and descendants 16 Death and legacy 17 Published works 18 Notes 19 ReferencesFamily History and Early Life[edit] Fang Chih
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Okinawa
Okinawa Prefecture
Okinawa Prefecture
(Japanese: 沖縄県, Hepburn: Okinawa-ken, Okinawan: ウチナーチン Uchinaa-chin) is the southernmost prefecture of Japan.[1] It encompasses two thirds of the Ryukyu Islands in a chain over 1,000 kilometres (620 mi) long. The Ryukyu Islands
Ryukyu Islands
extend southwest from Kyushu
Kyushu
(the southwesternmost of Japan's four main islands) to Taiwan. Naha, Okinawa's capital, is located in the southern part of Okinawa Island.[2] Although Okinawa Prefecture
Okinawa Prefecture
comprises just 0.6 percent of Japan's total land mass, about 75 percent of all United States military personnel stationed in Japan
Japan
are assigned to installations in the prefecture.[3] Currently about 26,000 U.S
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Geographic Coordinate System
A geographic coordinate system is a coordinate system used in geography that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols.[n 1] The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position, and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position
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Zongyang County
Zongyang
Zongyang
County (simplified Chinese: 枞阳县; traditional Chinese: 樅陽縣; pinyin: Zōngyáng Xiàn), is a county in southern Anhui province, East China, under the jurisdiction of Tongling
Tongling
City. It has a population of 960,000[when?] and an area of 1,808 square kilometres (698 sq mi). The government of Zongyang
Zongyang
County is located in Zongyang
Zongyang
Town (枞阳镇)
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Anhui
Anhui
Anhui
([án.xwéi]; Chinese: 安徽) is a province of the People's Republic of China
China
located in the eastern region of the country. The province is located across the basins of the Yangtze River
Yangtze River
and the Huai River, bordering Jiangsu
Jiangsu
to the east, Zhejiang
Zhejiang
to the southeast, Jiangxi
Jiangxi
to the south, Hubei
Hubei
to the southwest, Henan
Henan
to the northwest, and Shandong
Shandong
for a short section in the north. Anhui
Anhui
is the 22nd largest Chinese province based on area, the 8th most populous, and the 12th most densely-populated region of all 34 Chinese provincial regions
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Qing Dynasty
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Tael
(liǎng)Preceded by Succeeded byLater JinShunSouthern MingDzungarRepublic of ChinaMongoliaThe Qing dynasty, also known as the Qing Empire, officially the Great Qing (English: /tʃɪŋ/), was the last imperial dynasty of China, established in 1636 and ruling China from 1644 to 1912. It was preceded by the Ming dynasty
Ming dynasty
and succeeded by the Republic of China. The Qing multi-cultural empire lasted almost three centuries and formed the territorial base for the modern Chinese state. It was the fourth largest empire in world history. The dynasty was founded by the Jurchen Aisin Gioro
Aisin Gioro
clan in Manchuria. In the late sixteenth century, Nurhaci, originally a Ming vassal, began organizing "Banners", military-social units that included Jurchen, Han Chinese, and Mongol elements
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Taipei
Taipei
Taipei
(/ˌtaɪˈpeɪ/),[6] officially known as Taipei
Taipei
City, is the capital and a special municipality of Taiwan
Taiwan
(officially known as the Republic of China, "ROC"). Sitting at the northern tip of the island, Taipei City
Taipei City
is an enclave of the municipality of New Taipei
New Taipei
City. It is about 25 km (16 mi) southwest of the northern port city Keelung
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Taiwan Province
Taiwan
Taiwan
Province is one of the two administrative divisions of the Republic of China
Republic of China
(ROC) that are officially referred to as "provinces". The province covers approximately 69% of the actual-controlled territory of the ROC, with around 31% of the total population. Geographically it covers the majority of the island of Taiwan
Taiwan
as well as almost all of its surrounding islands, the largest of which are the Penghu
Penghu
archipelago, Green Island, Xiaoliuqiu
Xiaoliuqiu
Island and Orchid Island. Taiwan
Taiwan
Province does not cover territories of the special municipalities of Kaohsiung, New Taipei, Taichung, Tainan, Taipei, and Taoyuan, all of which are located geographically within the main island of Taiwan
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Kunigami District, Okinawa
Kunigami (国頭郡, Kunigami-gun, Okinawan: Kunjan) is a district located in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan. Roughly translated, kunigami means "head of the country", referring to its northern location on the island of Okinawa. Compare this to Shimajiri District, Okinawa. As of 2003, the district has an estimated population of 64,670 and the density of 112.19 persons per km². The total area is 576.43 km². Kunigami district includes a section of Okinawa Island
Okinawa Island
and several smaller islands. Towns and villages[edit]Kin Motobu Ginoza Higashi Ie Kunigami Nakijin Onna ŌgimiTransportation[edit] The portion of the district on Okinawa is served by Naha Airport
Naha Airport
in nearby Naha
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Okinawa Prefecture
Okinawa Prefecture
Okinawa Prefecture
(Japanese: 沖縄県, Hepburn: Okinawa-ken, Okinawan: ウチナーチン Uchinaa-chin) is the southernmost prefecture of Japan.[1] It encompasses two thirds of the Ryukyu Islands in a chain over 1,000 kilometres (620 mi) long. The Ryukyu Islands
Ryukyu Islands
extend southwest from Kyushu
Kyushu
(the southwesternmost of Japan's four main islands) to Taiwan. Naha, Okinawa's capital, is located in the southern part of Okinawa Island.[2] Although Okinawa Prefecture
Okinawa Prefecture
comprises just 0.6 percent of Japan's total land mass, about 75 percent of all United States military personnel stationed in Japan
Japan
are assigned to installations in the prefecture.[3] Currently about 26,000 U.S
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Kyushu
Kyushu
Kyushu
(九州, Kyūshū, literally "Nine Provinces"; Japanese: [kʲɯːꜜɕɯː]) is the third largest island of Japan
Japan
and most southwesterly of its four main islands.[2] Its alternative ancient names include Kyūkoku (九国, "Nine Provinces"), Chinzei (鎮西, "West of the Pacified Area"), and Tsukushi-no-shima (筑紫島, "Island of Tsukushi"). The historical regional name Saikaidō
Saikaidō
(西海道, lit
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Japan
Coordinates: 35°N 136°E / 35°N 136°E / 35; 136Japan 日本国 Nippon-koku or Nihon-kokuFlagImperial SealAnthem: "Kimigayo" 君が代"His Imperial Majesty's Reign"[2][3] Government
Government
Seal of JapanGo-Shichi no Kiri (五七桐)Area controlled by Japan
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Chinese People
Chinese people
Chinese people
are the various individuals or groups of people associated with China,[1] usually through ancestry, ethnicity, nationality, citizenship or other affiliation
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Yen Chia-kan
Yen Chia-kan
Yen Chia-kan
(Chinese: 嚴家淦; pinyin: Yán Jiāgàn; 23 October 1905 – 24 December 1993), also known as C. K. Yen, was a Taiwanese politician. He succeeded Chiang Kai-shek
Chiang Kai-shek
as President of the Republic of China upon Chiang's death on 5 April 1975. He served out the remainder of Chiang's term until 20 May 1978. He was a member of the Kuomintang.Contents1 Early life 2 Political career 3 Death 4 See also 5 ReferencesEarly life[edit] He was born in Wu County, Suzhou, Jiangsu
Jiangsu
province in 1905. He came of a prestigious Suzhou
Suzhou
family, the Yan (Yen) Family of Dongshan (東山嚴氏).[1] He graduated from Saint John's University in Shanghai
Shanghai
with a degree in chemistry in 1926. Political career[edit] Yen started to work as director of the finance department of Fujian Provincial Government in August 1939
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Kuomintang
The Kuomintang
Kuomintang
of China[6][7] (/ˈkwoʊˌmɪnˈtɑːŋ, -ˈtæŋ/,[8] KMT; often translated as the Nationalist Party of China)[9] is a major political party in the Republic of China
Republic of China
(ROC or Taiwan). The predecessor of the KMT, the Revolutionary Alliance
Revolutionary Alliance
(Tongmenghui), was one of the major advocates of the overthrow of the Qing Dynasty and the establishment of the Republic
Republic
of China. The KMT was founded by Song Jiaoren
Song Jiaoren
and Sun Yat-sen
Sun Yat-sen
shortly after the Xinhai Revolution
Xinhai Revolution
of 1911. Sun was the provisional President, but he later ceded the presidency to Yuan Shikai
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Alma Mater
Alma mater
Alma mater
(Latin: alma "nourishing/kind", mater "mother"; pl. [rarely used] almae matres) is an allegorical Latin
Latin
phrase for a university or college. In English, this is largely a U.S. usage referring to a school or university from which an individual has graduated or to a song or hymn associated with a school.[1] The phrase is variously translated as "nourishing mother", "nursing mother", or "fostering mother", suggesting that a school provides intellectual nourishment to its students.[2] Fine arts will often depict educational institutions using a robed woman as a visual metaphor. Before its current usage, Alma mater
Alma mater
was an honorific title for various Latin
Latin
mother goddesses, especially Ceres or Cybele,[3] and later in Catholicism for the Virgin Mary
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