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Tongchuan

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Time zone  China Standard (UTC+8)
Area  3,882 km²
Population  834,437 (2010)
Website  tongchuan.gov.cn
Local time  Monday 5:40 AM
Province  Shaanxi
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Country  People's Republic of China
Weather  10°C, Wind S at 6 km/h, 77% Humidity
Points of interest  Stone Sculptures on Yaow, Yuhua Palace (Southea, Fudi Lake

Tongchuan (simplified Chinese: 铜川; traditional Chinese: 銅川; pinyin: Tóngchuān; literally: "copper river") is a prefecture-level city located in central Shaanxi province, People's Republic of China on the southern fringe of the Loess Plateau that defines the northern half of the province (Shanbei) and the northern reaches of the Guanzhong Plain.

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Map of Tongchuan, Shaanxi, China

Economy

Tongchuan’s main industries are coal, building materials, machinery, textile and chemical and aluminium industry. Pottery and porcelain, with Yaozhou Kiln products are particularly well known. Tongchuan also produces medicines and food products.

Farm products include apples, hot peppers, Chinese prickly ash, garlic, flue-cured tobacco, walnuts and precious Chinese medicine herbs. Apple wine, apple vinegar, apple soft drink which are made of apples and processing products of hot pepper, walnut etc. are well known in China and are exported to Southeast Asia.

Transportation

  • China National Highway 210
  • Tourism

    There are the ruins of the Yaozhou Kiln, the remains of Yuhua Palace, and many rare historical relics. The Forest of Stone Sculptures on Yaowang Mountain is a major historical relic under state protection.

    References

    Tongchuan Wikipedia


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