Jiayuguan Ceety

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Location o Jiayuguan (ceety) Prefectur athin Gansu Shadit in Yellae

Jiayuguan (simplified Cheenese: 嘉峪关(市); tradeetional Cheenese: 嘉峪關; pinyin: Jiāyùguān) is a prefectur-level ceety in Gansu, Cheenae, wi a population o 127,532 as o 2007. It is maist famous for the nearbi Jiayu Pass, the lairgest an maist intact pass o the Great Waw o Cheenae.

Jiayuguan Ceety is a ceety built near the Jiayuguan Pass. In auncient times, mony inns wur built near the pass. Gradually, mair an mair fowk decidit tae stay there for business an Jiayuguan Ceety wis built.

At present, Jiayuguan Ceety is no anerlie famous for Jiayuguan Pass but an aa for Jiuquan Steel Company built in 1958. The steel company is the lairgest in Gansu Province.

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Jiayuguan is served bi Cheenae Naitional Heich-gate 312, an the Lanzhou-Xinjiang an Jiayuguan-Ceke Railways.

Direct air services are available tae Xi'an on Shanghai Airlines an Beijing on China Air.

The Latitude is 39° 47' N an Langitude: 98° 17' E.

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Coordinates: 39°49′N 98°18′E / 39.817°N 98.300°E / 39.817; 98.300