Area: 13,300 km² Elevation: 1,600 m above sea level China's northwest geographical center More than 20 square kilometres (7.7 sq mi) of urbanisation along the southern banks of the Yellow River. Zonary basin Mountains are located on the south and north sides of the city ...
Originally in the territory of the Western Qiang peoples, Lanzhou became part of the territory of the State of Qin in the 6th century BC.During the 1937 Japanese invasion of China, the Guominjun Muslim Generals Ma Hongkui and Ma Bufang protected Lanzhou with their cavalry troops, putting up such res ...
Situated in northwestern China, Lanzhou is the geographic center of the country. Though there are not many world famous scenic spots, most tourists choose the city as a stopover for its convenient transportation to the renowned tourist cities in western China.
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Emergency:Police:tel.110 Fire:tel.119. Ambulance:tel.120 Resident Population: 3,616,163 Area: about 1631.6 square kilometers (about 630 square miles) Zip code: 730000 Area Code: 0931 Banks: Money exchange is offered in any exchange counters of Banks of China in Lanzhou. Gansu Branch of Bank of China: 525, Tianshui Nan Lu Subbranch of Lanzhou Zhongxin of Bank of China: 618, Donggang Xi Lu Toilet Facilities: This can be a problem as the number of public toilets is far from adequat ...