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Ying Cheng
Eagle Ceity
Pingdingshan in Henan
Pingdingshan in Henan
Pingdingshan is located in Cheenae
Location in China
Coordinates: 33°44′N 113°18′E / 33.733°N 113.300°E / 33.733; 113.300
 • Secretary o Municipal Committee o the CPCDeng Yongjian
 • Total7882 km2 (3,043 sq mi)
 • Total5,200,000
 • Density660/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (Cheenae Staundart)
Postal code
Area code(s)375
GDP¥5,656 per capita (2000)
Major NaitionalitiesHan, Hui
Coonty-level diveesions10
Tounship-level diveesions124
License plate prefixesD

Pingdingshan (simplifeed Cheenese: 平顶山; traditeeonal Cheenese: 平頂山; pinyin: Píngdǐngshān; Postal cairt spellin: Pingtingshan), kent as the Eagle Ceity an aw, wi approximately 5.2 million indwallers is a prefectur-level ceity 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 ceity is named efter a nearby plateau which haes a very flat tap. The reason for the ceity's "Eagle Ceity" 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 caw Pingdingshan the Eagle Ceity an aw.

Admeenistration[eedit | eedit soorce]

The prefectur-level ceity 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 Ceity (汝州市) Aurie: 1573 km2,Population: 960 thoosand, Post code: 467500
  • Wugang Ceity (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]

Heich schuils[eedit | eedit soorce]

Twin towns — Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Pingdingshan, Fowkrepublic o Cheenae 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 an Shenyang), an economic profile o the tap 20 emergin ceeties in Cheenae.[3]

See also[eedit | eedit soorce]

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 sic 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, biggit in 2002.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Archived copy". Archived frae the original on 15 Mairch 2010. Retrieved 1 Juin 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. "Sister city relationship Syzran" (in Roushien). Archived frae the original on 26 September 2012. The Government of the Samara region
  3. "THE RISE OF THE 'CHAMPS' - NEW REPORT MAPS BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY IN CHINA'S FASTEST GROWING CITIES". Archived frae the original on 6 Apryle 2012. Retrieved 1 Juin 2013.

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