Pingyao Fact Sheet
Pingyao in Chinese Pinyin: Píngyáo
Pingyao in Simple Chinese: 平遥
Pingyao is located in the middle part of Shanxi Province, on the southwest of Taiyuan basin and northern part of Taiyue Mountain.
Area: 1,260 square kilometers
Coordinates: 37°12'09''N, 12°10'41''E
Population: 490,000 (2002)
Area Code: 0354
Zip Code: 031100
Language: Shanxi Dialect
Main Rivers: Fen River, Qin River
Pingyao administers 5 towns and 9 villages:
Gutao Town, Duancun Town, Dongquan Town, Hongshan Town and Ninggu Town.
Nanzheng Village, Zhongdu Village, Yuebi Village, Poyi Village, Mengshan Village, Zhukeng Village, Xiangyuan Village, Dujiaxiang Village and Xiangyue Village.
Pingyao doesn't have its own airport. The nearest airport from Pingyao is Taiyuan Wusu Airport.
Pingyao Railway Station
Pingyao Bus Station
Pingyao Ancient City Wall, Qiao’s Family compound, Rishengchang Draft Bank, Pingyao Ancient Town, Chenghuang Temple, Zhenguo Temple, Ming-and-Qing-Street, Shuanglin Monastery, etc.
The climate in Pingyao is warm temperate continental climate; it has fine weather throughout the year.
Provins, Town of Medieval Fairs
Special Local Products
Pingyao Beef, Pingyao polished lacquer, GuoZiGou penang dried fruits, etc.
Pingyao Bowl Off, Pingyao Beef, etc.