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Modern Historical Cities

These cities are in the list for their role in the modern history of China or keys events that took place there.

Shanghai City, Shanghai

Between late 19th to early 20th century, Shanghai was East Asia's finanical hub.

Qingdao City, Shandong Province

German colony from 1897 till 1945.

Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province

Guangzhou was one of the key cities involved in the 199-12 Chinese revolution to over throw Qing Dynasty.

Chongqing, Chongqing

China's wartime capital during WWII.

Tianjin City, Tianjin

Development of modern industries started in Tianjin.

Yanan City, Shaanxi

Nanchang City, Jiangxi Province

The 1 August 1937 Nanchang uprising was the first conflict between the communist and kuomingtang.

1st August 1937 became the founding date of the People's Liberation Army.

Wuhan City, Hubei Province

1911 Wuchang uprising that ended 267 years of Qing Dynasty rule in China started in Wuhan.

Zhunyi, Guizhou Province

Zhunyi was the base of the Chinese Communist Party after the Long March.

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