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Yan'an City
Yan'an City: 
Shaanxi - Yan'an; 
Profile in Yan'an, Shaanxi Location: located between north latitude 3521' - 3731' and east longitude 10741' - 11031' in the middle beaches of the Yellow River, the south of the Loess Plateau; faces the Shanxi province across the Yellow River, borders on the Gansu province in the west

Neighboring Areas: Shanxi, Henan, Hubei, Sichuan, and Gansu provinces; Ningxia Hui and Inner Mongolia Autonomous Regions

Physical Features: landforms mainly of loess hills; deeply covered with loess

Population: 1.93 million
Urban Population: 390 thousand
Area: 37,029 sq km

Nationalities: Han, Hui, Manchu, Zhuang and Mongolian

History: a history of more than 1300 years; the cradle of Chinese Civilization; set up as a city in 1937, being the capital of Shaanxi-Gansu-Ningxia Border Region; grew into a county in 1949; in 1972; being the famous revolutionary resort in China; used to be the headquarter and general rear during the China's War of Liberation (1945-1949); used to be the location of the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party

Climatic Features: warm and dry climate with frost-free period of 150-195 days;

Average Temperature: annual average of 5.9C - 5.7C
Rainfall: average annual of 686.8 mm

Mountains: the Pagoda Hill, Mt. Qingliangshan, Mt. Wanhuashan, Mt. Qiaoshan, Mt. Fenghuangshan

Rivers: the Yellow River, Weihe River, Jinhe River, Luohe River, Yanhe River, Wudinghe River; Jushui River; the Hukou Waterfall
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