Yuncheng

Updated: 2022-02-17

Haixin Iron and Steel Group Co., Ltd [Photo/docsx.gov.cn]

Yuncheng is the southernmost prefecture-level city in Shanxi province. It borders the cities of Jincheng and Linfen to the east and north, and the provinces of Shaanxi and Henan to the west and south.

The prefecture-level city of Yuncheng administers one district, two county-level cities and 10 counties, as well as 133 towns and townships. The following are the district, cities, and counties in Yuncheng:

Area: 13,968 square kilometers

Population: 4.73 million (2021 census)

Resources: Coal, aluminum, copperand so on.

Agriculture: wheat, cotton, apple, board date, hawthorn, asparagus, big ox of Wanrong, the Yellow River carp.

Industry: steel, magnesium industry, chemical industry concerned with products for daily use, coal industry, medicine, printmaking machinery, precision casting, new materials, glass ware.

Tourist attractions: Guan Yu's temple, Guanque Tower, Pujiu Temple, Salt Lake, Yongle Palace and other spots.

In 2021, the city's GDP reached 205.3 billion yuan ($32.41 billion), up 9.1 percent year-on-year.