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Yueyang

岳阳
岳阳市
Location o Yueyang Ceety jurisdiction in Hunan
Location o Yueyang Ceety jurisdiction in Hunan
Coordinates: 29°22′N 113°26′E / 29.367°N 113.433°E / 29.367; 113.433
KintraFowkrepublic o Cheenae
ProvinceHunan
Area
 • Prefectur-level ceety14,896 km2 (5,751 sq mi)
 • Urban
1,344 km2 (519 sq mi)
 • Metro
721 km2 (278 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)
 • Prefectur-level ceety5,477,911
 • Density370/km2 (950/sq mi)
 • Urban
1,232,133
 • Urban density920/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
 • Metro
991,465
 • Metro density1,400/km2 (3,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (Cheenae Staundart)
Wabsteidyueyang.gov.cn

Yueyang (simplifeed Cheenese: 岳阳; traditeeonal Cheenese: 岳陽; pinyin: Yuèyáng; Wade–Giles: Yüeh-yang; Postal cairt spellin: Yochow) is a prefectur-level ceety at the northeastren corner o Hunan province, Fowkrepublic o Cheenae, on the sootrhen shores o Dongting Loch.

Yueyang haes an admeenistrative aurie o 14,896 km2 (5,751 sq mi) an the ceety proper, 304 km2 (117 sq mi). The population wis 5,477,911 at the 2010 census whom 991,465 lived in the biggit-up (or metro) aurie made up o Yueyanglou Destrict an Yunxi Destrict.[1]

The ceety's maist famous attraction is the Yueyang Touer.

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