Provincial-capital Sentence Examples
In 1839 it became the provincial capital and was made a city by the provincial assembly.
The provincial capital is Chang-sha Fu, in addition to which it has eight prefectural cities.
The provincial capital is Nan-ch'ang Fu, on the Kan Kiang, about 35 m.
Near the end of the century Sonora and Sinaloa were divided into two districts, in 1767 the Jesuit missions were secularized, in 1779 the government of the province was definitely organized by Caballero de Croix, and in 1783 Arizpe became the provincial capital.
Albacete comprises the picturesque old upper town and the new or lower town, with lawcourts, schools, barracks, hospitals, a council-hall, a bull-ring and other modern buildings, mostly erected after the city became a provincial capital in 1833.Advertisement
The provincial capital is Kwei-lin Fu, or City of the Forest of Cinnamon Trees, and there are besides ten prefectural cities.
The rank of provincial capital was bestowed by Ferdinand of Aragon in acknowledgment of the fidelity of Lecce to his cause.
The immediate effect of this change was a partial reaction in favour of Roman Catholicism, but the city remained essentially German until the French Revolution, when it was deprived of its privileges as a free town and sank to the level of a French provincial capital.
The constitution of 1853 was maintained, but Buenos Aires became the seat of federal government without ceasing to be a provincial capital.