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Pingdingshan
平顶山
Ying Cheng
Prefectur-level ceety
平顶山市
Nickname(s): Eagle Ceety
Pingdingshan in Henan
Pingdingshan is located in China
Pingdingshan
Pingdingshan
Location in China
Coordinates: 33°44′N 113°18′E / 33.733°N 113.300°E / 33.733; 113.300
Kintra Cheenae
Province Henan
Government
 • Secretary o Municipal Committee o the CPC Deng Yongjian
Area
 • Total 7,882 km2 (3,043 sq mi)
Population (2000)
 • Total 5,200,000
 • Density 660/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zone Cheenae Staundart (UTC+8)
Postal code 467000
Area code(s) 375
GDP ¥5,656 per capita (2000)
Major Naitionalities Han, Hui
Coonty-level diveesions 10
Tounship-level diveesions 124
License plate prefixes D
Website http://www.pds.gov.cn
This airticle is aboot the ceety in Henan province. For the veelage in Liaoning province, see Pingdingshan (veelage).

Pingdingshan (simplified Cheenese: 平顶山; tradeetional Cheenese: 平頂山; pinyin: Píngdǐngshān; Postal cairt spellin: Pingtingshan), an aa kent as the Eagle Ceety, wi approximately 5.2 million indwallers is a prefectur-level ceety in central Henan province, Fowkrepublic o Cheenae.

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

It borders the provincial caipital o Zhengzhou tae the north, Xuchang an Luohe tae the east, Zhumadian tae the sootheast, Nanyang tae the sooth, an Luoyang tae the wast.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Pingdingshan wis foondit in 1957. In Cheenese, Pingdingshan means 'flat muntain'; The ceety is named efter a nearby plateau which haes a very flat tap. The reason for the ceety's "Eagle Ceety" nickname can be traced back tae twa thoosand years ago durin the Ware an Hairst Annals. Thare wis a smaa kintra ryal named Ying that lived aroond Pingdingshan. In auncient times, the wird "Ying" meant Eagle, tharefore fowk an aa caw Pingdingshan the Eagle Ceety.

Admeenistration[eedit | eedit soorce]

The prefectur-level ceety o Pingdingshan admeenisters 4 destricts, 2 coonty-level ceeties an 4 coonties.

  • Xinhua Destrict (新华区) Aurie: 157 km2,Population: 360 thoosand, Post code: 467002
  • Weidong Destrict (卫东区) Aurie: 103 km2,Population: 290 thoosand, Post code: 467021
  • Zhanhe Destrict (湛河区) Aurie: 124 km2,Population: 220 thoosand, Post code: 467000
  • Shilong Destrict (石龙区) Aurie: 35 km2,Population: 60 thoosand, Post code: 467045
  • Ruzhou Ceety (汝州市) Aurie: 1573 km2,Population: 960 thoosand, Post code: 467500
  • Wugang Ceety (舞钢市) Aurie: 640 km2,Population: 310 thoosand, Post code: 462500
  • Lushan Coonty (鲁山县) Aurie: 2406 km2,Population: 830 thoosand, Post code: 467002
  • Baofeng Coonty (宝丰县) Aurie: 722 km2,Population: 480 thoosand, Post code: 467400
  • Ye Coonty (叶县) Aurie: 1387 km2,Population: 820 thoosand, Post code: 467200
  • Jia Coonty (郏县) Aurie: 727 km2,Population: 560 thoosand, Post code: 467100

Colleges an varsities[eedit | eedit soorce]

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Twin towns — Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Pingdingshan, Fowkrepublic o China is twinned wi:

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

Pingdingshan haes been identified bi the Economist Intelligence Unit in the November 2010 Access Cheenae White Paper as a member o the CHAMPS (Chongqing, Hefei, Anshan, Maanshan, Pingdingshan and Shenyang), an economic profile o the tap 20 emergin ceeties in Cheenae.[3]

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Tourism Spots[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Pingdingshan thrush Valley A Naitional "AAA" ratit scenic spot an a major tourist attraction in Henan. It is named efter the mony thrushes breedin here. The scenic aurie is a tot o 30 square kilometers. Thare are numerous attractions such as cuckoo loch, an aurie kent as "the pocket o the Three Gorges.
  • Yaoshan A naitional "AAAA" ratit scenic spot. Locatit nearby in Lushan Coonty. Oreeginally kent as Yaoshan Shirenshan. Home tae the Spring Temple Buddha, the lairgest statue in the warld, built in 2002.

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