Handan

Handan

[hahn-dahn]
noun
a city in SW Hebei province, China.
Also, Hantan.
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handan

city, southern Hebei sheng (province), China. Handan is situated on the higher ground on the western side of the North China Plain, on the great north-south route between Beijing and Zhengzhou and Luoyang (both in Henan province), where it is crossed by a long-established route from Jinan in Shandong province westward into the mountains of Shanxi province

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