province of NE China, on the gulf of Bo Hai: 78,263 sq mi (202,700 sq km) pop. 60,280,000; cap. Shijiazhuang
A province of northern China bordering on the Bohai Sea and surrounding the cities of Beijing and Tianjin. Shijiazhuang is the capital.
- A northern province of the People's Republic of China.
The name Hebei means "north of the (Yellow) River".