Place Name CHUUGOKU

TYPE: Country & Region
USAGE: Japanese
OTHER SCRIPTS: 中国 (Japanese Kanji)
PRONOUNCED: CHOO-GO-KOO  [details]

Meaning & History

Japanese form of ZHONGGUO, used to refer to China. It is also the name of a region in western Japan.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Zhongguo (Chinese), Jungguk (Korean)
Entry updated December 8, 2017