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  • HAINAN, or, as it is usually called in Chinese, K`iung-chow fu, a large island belonging to the Chinese province of Kwang-tung, and situated between the Chinese Sea and the Gulf of Tong-king from 20° 8' to 17° 52' N., and from 108° 32' to 111° 15' E.
  • From the peninsula of Leichow on the north it is separated by the straits of Hainan, which have a breadth of 15 or 20 m.
  • The ordinary cattle of Hainan are apparently a cross between the little yellow cow of south China and the zebu of India.
  • Hainan forms a fu or department of the province of Kwangtung, though strictly it is only a portion of the island that is under Chinese administration, the remainder being still occupied by unsubjugated aborigines.
  • The inhabitants of Hainan may be divided into three classes, the Chinese immigrants, the civilized aborigines or Shu-li and the wild aborigines or Sheng-li.

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