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Lanzhou

兰州市
Prefecture-level city
View of Lanzhou
View of Lanzhou
Location of Lanzhou City (yellow) in Gansu and the PRC
Location of Lanzhou City (yellow) in Gansu and the PRC
Country People's Republic of China
Province Gansu
County-level divisions 8
Area
 • Prefecture-level city 13,300 km2 (5,100 sq mi)
 • Urban
1,088 km2 (420 sq mi)
Population
 (2010 census)
 • Prefecture-level city 3,616,163
 • Density 271.9/km2 (704.2/sq mi)
 • Urban
2,177,130
 • Urban density 2,001.0/km2 (5,182.7/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
730000
Area code(s) 931
License plate prefixes A
GDP (2008) CNY 84.6 billion
 - per capita CNY 25,566
Website http://www.lz.gansu.gov.cn (in Chinese)
City flowers
Rugosa Rose

Lanzhou (Chinese: 兰州; Postal map spelling: Lanchow) is the capital and largest city of Gansu in Northwest China. As of the 2010 census, 3,616,163 people lived in the city, and 2,177,130 lived in the built-up area (urban) of 1,088 square kilometres (420 sq mi).


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