Taiyuan Fact Sheet
Taiyuan in Chinese Pinyin: Tàiyuán
Taiyuan in simple Chinese: 太原
Taiyuan is located in the middle of Shanxi Province and in the middle reaches of the Yellow River
Area: 6,988 square kilometers
Coordinates: 112°33'E, 37°52' N
Population: 4.2 million (2010)
Area Code: 0351(+86)
Zip Code: 030000
City Flower: Chrysanthemum
City Tree: Japanese Pagoda Tree
Language: Taiyuan Dialect
Main Rivers: Fen River
Taiyuan administers 6 districts, 3 counties and 1 country-level city:
Xinghualing District, Yingze District, Wanbolin District, Jiancaoping District, Jinyuan District and Xiaodian District.
Qingxu County, Yangqu County and Loufan County.
◎1 country-level city
Taiyuan Wusu Airport
Taiyuan railway station
Provincial Bus Station, East Station, West Station, Jiannan Bus Station and Yingbin Bus Station.
Chongshan Temple, Jinci Temple, Mount Wutai, Twin Pagoda Temple, Tianlongshan Grottoes, Multi-bless Temple, Juewei Mountain Scenic Spot, Meng Shan Giant Stone Buddha, Shanxi Museum, etc.
Colleges and Universities
Taiyuan University of Technology
North University of China
Shanxi University of Finance and Economics
Taiyuan University of Science and Technology
Shanxi Medical University
Taiyuan Normal University
Modern College of Taiyuan University of Technology
Business College of Shanxi University
Shanxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine
The climate in Taiyuan is temperate monsoon climate, its average annual rainfall is 456 mm and annual average temperature is 9.5℃.
Saitama Prefecture and Himeji.
Syktyvkar, Saratov and Newcastle.
Zululand and Douala.
Special Local Products
Jinci Rice, Qingxu Grapes, Taiyuan Jade Carving, Taiyuan Archaize Iron, etc.
Bazhen Decoction, Stretched Noodles, Sliced Noodles