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Home Chinese Cities and Province Information Liaogning Province Liaoyang
 

China City and Province: Liaoyang

 
Liaoyang Basics
Area:   4741 square km
Population:   1.81 million (2004)
Postal Code:   111000
Phone Area Code:   0419
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A Brief Introduction of Liaoyang

The city of Liaoyang (of Liaoning Province) in the center of Liangdong Peninsula. Liaoyang stands at 1223504 to 12341E and 12341'00 to 413632N. It covers an area totaling 4,731 kilometers, the length from west to east is 92.3km, and 100.3 km from south to north. Liaoyang has a population of 1.81 million. Post code: 111000.

From the Warring States Period (475-221 B.C.) to the beginning of QingDynasty (1644-1911), the city, originally named Xiangping, was the political, economic, military and cultural center and the hub in the northeast area of China.
The first emperor of the Qing Dynasty, Nuerhaci, first built his capital in Liaoyang and later moved to Shenyang and then, Beijing. The City has Han and Wei Dynasty tombs with wall paintings, the ruins of the Yan State of the Tang Dynasty (618-907), the Liao Dynasty (916-1125) White Pagoda and early Qing Dynasty East Capital and East Tombs.

 

Liaoyang is rich in natural resources, especially in coal, iron, silica, magnesite, mica, plaster and clay. In addition, there are 29 rivers and two reservoirs storing 1.5 billion cbuic meters of water. With these resources, Liaoyang has founded large-scale enterprises in the areas of petro-chemicals, auto parts, chemicals, electrical transformers, metallurgy and even in agriculture.

Transportation of Liaoyang City: Changchun-Dalian railway and Shenyang-Dalian expressway are the main transportation lines in Liaoyang area.

70 km to the north is Liaoning's capital city of Shenyang.
125km to the south is the harbor city Yingkou.
79km to the east is the city of Benxi, the town of coal and iron, is the neighborhood.

26km to the east is city of Anshan
300 km to the south is the port city of Dalian

Liaoyang can keep close connections with anywhere in the world via the international airport in Shenyang and the the biggest sea port in north-east China Dalian.
 

 


 

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 China's Administrative Divisions
4 Municipalities

23 Provinces

5 Autonomous Regions

2 Special Administrative Regions (SAR)

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