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LUNGCHOW

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Originally appearing in Volume V17, Page 126 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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LUNGCHOW, a. town in the province of Kwangsi, China, in 22° 21' N., 1o6° 45' E., near the Tongking frontier, and at the junction of the Sung-chi and Kao-ping rivers. Pop. (estimate) 22,000. The town is prettily situated in a circular valley. From a military point of view it is considered important, and considerable bodies of troops are stationed here. It was selected as the seat of frontier trade by the French convention of 1886, and was opened in 1889. In 1898 the total value of its trade amounted to only £20,000, but in 1904 the figures increased to £56,692.
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