CCTV-9 is a television channel operated by Chinese state broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV), broadcasting documentaries in Mandarin Chinese. It shared the name with CCTV's English language documentary channel until 31 December 2016, when the latter was renamed CGTN Documentary.
|Broadcast area||China, Malaysia, France, Vietnam, Russia, Taiwan, Macau|
|Picture format||1080i HDTV|
|Owner||China Central Television|
|Launched||1 January 2011|
|Digital TV (DTMB)||Digital channel number varies by region|
|CCTV program website||CCTV-9 (restricted access outside China)|
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