Shanzhou District

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Shanzhou in Sanmenxia
Shanzhou in Sanmenxia
Sanmenxia in Henan
Sanmenxia in Henan
Coordinates: 34°43′16″N 111°06′14″E / 34.721°N 111.104°E / 34.721; 111.104Coordinates: 34°43′16″N 111°06′14″E / 34.721°N 111.104°E / 34.721; 111.104
Country People's Republic of China
Province Henan
Prefecture-level city Sanmenxia
 • Total 1,763 km2 (681 sq mi)
Elevation 360 m (1,180 ft)
 • Total 346,000
 • Density 200/km2 (510/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code 472100
Shanzhou District
Traditional Chinese 陝州
Simplified Chinese 陕州
Literal meaning Shan Pass Prefecture
Former names
Shan County
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese

Shanzhou District, previously known as Shan County or Shanxian, is an urban district of Sanmenxia in western Henan, China, bordering Shanxi province to the north.

It is located on the southern bank of the Yellow River and includes the Shan Pass, which gives its name to the district and to neighboring Shaanxi.

External links

  • Official website of Shan County government

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