South Central China
Zhongnan (Chinese中南, Zhongnan Pinyin ) is the Chinese term for the greater central and southern China. The term is composed of the posterior elements of Huazhong and Huanan. It is Hua (Chinese华/华, Pinyin Huá ) a short word for China (Chinese中华/中华, pinyin Zhōnghuá ). The Greater Zhongnan includes the following administrative units at the provincial level:
Components of Zhongnan
The term Huazhong (Chinese华中/华中, Huazhong Pinyin ) in the meaning of " Central China " refers to the provinces of Henan, Hubei and Hunan.
The term Huanan (Chinese华南/华南, Pinyin Huanan ) in the meaning " southern China " means the provinces of Guangdong and Hainan, and the Guangxi Autonomous Region and the special administrative regions of Hong Kong and Macau.
- Region in China