(2077) Kiangsu

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1974 YA. Discovered 1974 Dec. 18 at the Purple Mountain Observatory at Nanking.

Named for a maritime province in eastern China. In Kiangsu are located two major cities, Shanghai, the largest in China and a major seaport, and Nanking, the provincial capital. (M 4786)

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