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Luoyang, China

Luoyang City, referred to as “Luo”, also known as Luoyi and Luojing, is a prefecture-level city in Henan Province and a sub-central city of the Central Plains urban agglomeration. Luoyang City has a total area of ​​15,230 square kilometers, of which the urban area is 2,229 square kilometers, Henan In the western part of the province, it is about 179 kilometers long from east to west and 168 kilometers wide from north to south. Across the Yellow River north and south sides, east of Zhengzhou City, west Sanmenxia City, north across the Yellow River and Jiaozuo City border, South and Pingdingshan, Nanyang City, connected.

Luoyang City has a history of more than 5,000 years of civilization, more than 4,000 years of urban history, and more than 1,500 years of capital history. Luoyang is one of the birthplaces of Chinese civilization, the eastern starting point of the Silk Road, and the center of the Grand Canal in the Sui and Tang Dynasties. In history, 13 dynasties established their capitals in Luoyang.

Luoyang City is located in the western Henan region and the East Qinling fold system. The terrain is high in the west and low in the east. There are four mountain ranges: Funiu, Waifang, Xiong’er and Lingshan. Funiu Mountain traverses the south from the southwest, the Waifang Mountain is the southeast barrier, the Xiong’er Mountain extends from the southwest through the middle to the northeast, and the Lingshan Mountain is located in the west.

Funiu Mountain is 1500-2000 meters above sea level; the outer mountain is a branch of Funiu Mountain, with an elevation of 600-1000 meters above sea level; Xiong’er Mountain is 1500-2000 meters above sea level, which is the watershed between Yi and Luohe Rivers; Lingshan Mountain is at an elevation of 1200-1800 meters above sea level, the highest point in the country is above sea level Laojun Mountain, the main peak of Funiu Mountain at 2212.5 meters.

There are five capital sites in Luoyang: Erlitou Site , Yanshi Commercial City Site , Eastern Zhou Dynasty King City Site , Han and Wei Dynasty Luoyang City Site , Sui and Tang Dynasties Luoyang City Site. As of March 2019, Luoyang City has 3 items, 6 World Cultural Heritage Sites , including Longmen Grottoes, Hanhangu Pass, and Hanjiacang; at the end of 2019, Luoyang City has a total of 82 A-level tourist attractions, including 4A-level and above scenic spots. 30 locations. Luoyang City has festivals such as China Luoyang Peony Cultural Festival and Heluo Cultural Tourism Festival. Luoyang City was awarded as China’s Excellent Tourist City, National Garden City, National Sanitary City, National Civilized City, And other honors.

At the end of 2019, Luoyang had a total population of 7,170,200, a permanent population of 6,922,200, and an urban permanent population of 4,091,000; as of March 2021, Luoyang had 7 counties and 7 districts under its jurisdiction; As of the end of 2020, Luoyang The city’s regional GDP reached 512.84 billion yuan, an increase of 3.0% over the previous year at comparable prices. Among them, the added value of the primary industry was 25.41 billion yuan, an increase of 2.7%; the added value of the secondary industry was 231.22 billion yuan, an increase of 3.6%; the added value of the tertiary industry was 256.21 billion yuan, an increase of 2.3%.

Luoyang City is rich in underground resources, including coal, iron, lead, gold, silver, aluminum, molybdenum, copper, tungsten, zinc, manganese, diamond, nickel, potassium, uranium, titanium, home, quartz, asbestos, gypsum, and limestone, British stone, crystal, vermiculite, barite, calcite, diamond, plum jade, sulfur, phosphate rock, mica, refractory lead clay, refractory stone, marble, pumice, cast stone, bluestone, dolomite, corundum, Potassium feldspar and more than 40 kinds.

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