Neha Patil

Fenyang

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Prefecture-level city  Lüliang
Area  1,176 km²
Province  Shanxi
Time zone  China Standard (UTC+8)
Local time  Saturday 5:15 AM
Fenyang
Country  People's Republic of China
Weather  7°C, Wind N at 3 km/h, 74% Humidity
Points of interest  Lvliangshan, Jiajiazhuang Ecological Park, Fenyang Carnival Amusement Park, Taifu Temple

Fenyang city (Chinese: 汾阳市; Pinyin: Fényáng Shì), formerly as Fenyang County (汾阳县) before 1996, is a county-level city under the administration of Lüliang prefecture-level city, in Shanxi Province, China.

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Map of Fenyang, Lvliang, Shanxi, China

Fenyang is located in the wide valley of the Fen River, some 20-plus kilometers west of the actual river.

Fenyang was the birthplace of film director Jia Zhangke. His 1997 film Xiao Wu was filmed in Fenyang. His 2000 film Platform is set from the end of the 1970s to the beginning of the 1990s in and around Fenyang. Subsequently, Jia's 2015 film Mountains May Depart featured scenes set in Fenyang in 1999 and 2014. Fengyang is also the birthplace of Guo Qinglan, (Chinese: 郭庆兰; pinyin: Guō Qìnglán, the widow of Dwarkanath Kotnis.

Fenyang has a strong reputation within Shanxi for the production of Fenjiu (汾酒; pinyin: fén jiǔ), a type of Baijiu known for its superior flavor.

Transportation

  • G20 Qingdao–Yinchuan Expressway
  • Taiyuan-Zhongwei-Yinchuan Railway
  • References

    Fenyang Wikipedia


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