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Xinyang

Xinyang Overview



















Xinyang
(xìn yáng 信阳) is one of the origins of Chinese civilization with more than 8,000 years of history. During the Xia (21st-16th century BC) and Shang (16th-11th century BC) dynasties, it consisted of many vassal states. It had become a vital grain base for the country during the middle period of the Tang Dynasty (AD 618-907), and later developed into a wealthy city in Central China.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 December 2010 22:21
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Shangqiu - Cradle of Fire

Shangqiu Scenary




















Shangqiu
(shāng qiū 商丘) lies in eastern part of Henan Province (hé nán shěng 河南省) and the conjunction of Henan (hé nán 河南), Shandong (shān dōng 山东), Jiangsu (jiāng sū 江苏), and Anhui (ān huī 安徽) provinces. It covers an area of 10704 square kilometers with a total population of 8.04 million.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 December 2010 08:59
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Sanmenxia (Three Gate Gorges)

Sanmenxia Dam


















Located in the west of Henan Province (hé nán shěng 河南省), Sanmenxia City (sān mén xiá shì 三门峡市) is seated at the convergence of the Henan, Shanxi (shān xī 山西) and Shaanxi (shǎn xī 陕西) provinces. Within the province, it neighbors Luoyang (luò yáng 洛阳) in the east and Nanyang (nán yáng 南阳) in the south. The city is also bounded on the west by Shangluo (shāng luò 商洛) and Weinan (wèi nán 渭南) of Shaanxi Province. In the north, it is separated from Shanxi Province by the Yellow River.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 December 2010 08:46
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Pingdingshan - Eagle City of Chinese Opera

Pingdingshan City

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Located in the central Henan Province (hé nán shěng 河南省), Pingdingshan (píng dǐng shān 平顶山) neighbors Luoyang (luò yáng 洛阳) in the northwest, and the capital city Zhengzhou (zhèng zhōu 郑州) is 135 kilometers (84 miles) of road mileage from the city.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 December 2010 00:15
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Nanyang - Water City of Central China

Bai River of Nanyang










Nanyang
(nán yáng 南阳) , located in the west of Henan Province (hé nán shěng 河南省), is a Water City. Bai River (bái hé 白河), the mother river of Nanyang, crosses the Nanyang center city. Bai River, together with Meixi River (méi xī hé 梅溪河), Sanli River (sān lǐ hé 三里河), and Wenliang River (wēn liáng hé 温良河) constitutes a network of rivers and lakes and also forms a unique city landscape.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 December 2010 23:10
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