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China Guide > Gansu>Baiyin Municipality; [甘肃省白银市] [Pinyin:Gān Sù Shěng Bái Yín Shì]

Baiyin Municipality, A prefecture-level city under Gansu Province , In Chinese [白银市]

Facts & Informations :

Administrative Division Code : 620400;
Post Code : 730900;
Phone Area Code :0943
The Prefix of Motor Vehicle License Plate : 甘D
The Prefix of Citizen Identity Card Number: 620400
Area Coverage: 21209 square kilometers;
Population : 1,800,000 persons (Including the subordinate cities and counties);
The Seat : Baiyin District
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City Guide to Baiyin: Restaurants, Hotels,Shopping, Hospitals ...

Restaurant and Catering Service
Muslim Cuisine Korean Cuisine Hotpot

Leisure and Recreation Facilities
KTV Cinema Night Club
Cyber Cafe Bath

Financial Facilities Mall,Store and Market

Hospitals & Clinics Sports Facilities

Community Service Travel Services

Tour Guide to Baiyin: Streets and Roads

Beijing Road Wansheng Road Beihuan Road
Yinshan Road Tonghua Alley Huochang Road
Provincial Highway 2 Pedestrian Street Shiji Boulevard

Tour Guide to Baiyin: Tour Attractions
Yellow River Stone Forest of Jingtai Baiyin Tower of Red Army′s Realign
Baiyin Pinchuan Hongshan Temple Grottoes Jianjin Mountain
Yellow River Gorges Scenic Resort Tiemu Mountain
Niumendong Neolithic Ruins Long March Meeting Site
Mt. Shoulu Nature Reserve Yongtai Ancient Castle
The adminitrative division form of Baiyin is Municipality, which is one of the four administrative divisional forms at the the second level of China local administrative division system .
Municipality is also referred to as a prefecture level city (地级市). Most of Chinese big cities belong to this variety.
A prefecture-level municipality is subject to the juridiction of a provincial government ,and directly controls some urban districts while overseeing some counties or smaller cities on behalf of the provincial government.
Thus it's normal to see a large City (a Municipality) have jurisdiction over some small cities in China.
Urban Subdivisions of Baiyin City
S/NFull NameIn Chinese In PinyinDivison type
1Pingchuan District平川区Pingchuan QuDistrict
2Baiyin District白银区Baiyin QuDistrict
Subdivisions Under the jurisdication of Baiyin Municipality
The components of greater Baiyin Municipality
S/NFull NameIn Chinese In PinyinDivison type
1Jingtai County景泰县Jingtai XianCounty
2Huining County会宁县Huining XianCounty
3Jingyuan County靖远县Jingyuan XianCounty
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Baiyin is a treasure place with a beautiful name (Baiyin means white silver in English). It was as early as in the Han Dynasty that mining began here. The records of mining in Baiyin made in the reign of Hongwu in the Ming Dynasty read: “there are twenty smelting furnaces in the south of Songshan Mountain”. At that time, there were 3,000 to 4,000 miners at its best, more than 30 mines. According to the records, “the output of metal is much, it piles up everywhere in the city”, and the Ming government set up a special institution in Phoenix Mountain, Huoyan Mountain an.....
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