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Luoyang City
Luoyang City: 
Henan - Luoyang; 
Profile in Luoyang, Henan Location: situated in the west of Henan province, the start point of "the Silk Road"

Neighboring Areas: Shandong, Anhui, Hubei, Shaanxi, Shanxi, and Hebei provinces

Physical Features: maily features with plain, hill and mountains

Population: 6.10 million
Urban Population: 1.38 million
Area: 15,208 sq km

Nationalities: Han

History: one of the seven ancient capital cities in China's history, served sooner or later as the capital city with a history of 1592 years and for 13 different dynasties (the Xia, the Shang, the Eastern Zhou, the Eastern Han, the Cao Wei, the Western Jin, the Northern Wei, the Sui and the Tang, etc.); considered the miniature of the ancient Chinese history

Climatic Features: the continental monsoon climate in the temperate zone

Average Temperature: 14.7C annually

Rainfall: mainly concentrated on June, July and August with annual average amount of 45.83 mm

Mountains: Mt. Song, Mt. Baiyunshan, and Mt. Huaguoshan

Rivers: Yellow River, Luohe River, Yihe River, Lihe River and Jianhe River

Local Highlights: Luoyang Peony - the national flower of China, Shaolin Martial Arts
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Luoyang Ancient Tombs Museum
Shaolin Temple
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