A province of west-central China. The Mekong, Yangtze, and Yellow Rivers originate within its borders. Xining is the capital.
(place) Province of NW China, northeast of Tibet: 278,379 sq mi (720,999 sq km); cap. Xining.
(place) Salt lake in the NE part of this province: c. 2,200 sq mi (5,698 sq km)