Lanzhou

capital of Gansu province, China

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).

Lanzhou

兰州市
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
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceGansu
County-level divisions8
Government
 • MayorYuan Zhanting (袁占亭)
 • Deputy MayorCai Ming
Area
 • Prefecture-level city13,300 km2 (5,100 sq mi)
 • Urban
1,088 km2 (420 sq mi)
Population
 (2010 census)
 • Prefecture-level city3,616,163
 • Density270/km2 (700/sq mi)
 • Urban
2,177,130
 • Urban density2,000/km2 (5,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
730000
Area code(s)931
License plate prefixesA
GDP (2008)CNY 84.6 billion
 - per capitaCNY 25,566
Websitehttp://www.lz.gansu.gov.cn (in Chinese)
City flowers
Rugosa Rose

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