Henan is a province of the People's Republic of China. It is in the central eastern part of the country. The name Henan means "south of the Yellow River." Its provincial capital is Zhengzhou. Its population will reach one billion in 2010.
Its major cities are Anyang, Hebi, Jiaozuo, Kaifeng, Luohe, Luoyang, Nanyang, Pingdingshan, Puyang, Sanmenxia, Shangqiu, Xinxiang, Xinyang, Xuchang, Zhengzhou, Zhoukou and Zhumadian. Henan is now the most populous province of China.
- An Introduction to Chinese Provinces, china.org.cn, accessed July 2009