The city of Liaoyang
(of Liaoning Province) in the center of Liangdong Peninsula.
Liaoyang stands at 122°35’04” to 123°41’E and 123°41'00” to
41°36’32”N. It covers an area totaling 4,731 kilometers, the length
from west to east is 92.3km, and 100.3 km from south to north.
Liaoyang has a population of 1.81 million. Post code: 111000.
From the Warring States Period (475-221 B.C.) to the beginning of
QingDynasty (1644-1911), the city, originally named Xiangping, was
the political, economic, military and cultural center and the hub in
the northeast area of China.
The first emperor of the Qing Dynasty, Nuerhaci, first built his
capital in Liaoyang and later moved to
Shenyang and then, Beijing.
The City has Han and Wei Dynasty tombs with wall paintings, the
ruins of the Yan State of the Tang Dynasty (618-907), the Liao
Dynasty (916-1125) White Pagoda and early
Qing Dynasty East Capital
and East Tombs.
Liaoyang is rich in
natural resources, especially in coal, iron, silica, magnesite, mica,
plaster and clay. In addition, there are 29 rivers and two reservoirs
storing 1.5 billion cbuic meters of water. With these resources,
Liaoyang has founded large-scale enterprises in the areas of petro-chemicals,
auto parts, chemicals, electrical transformers, metallurgy and even in
Transportation of Liaoyang City:
Changchun-Dalian railway and
Shenyang-Dalian expressway are the main transportation lines in Liaoyang
70 km to the north is Liaoning's capital city of
125km to the south is the harbor city
79km to the east is the city of
Benxi, the town of coal and iron, is the
26km to the east is city of
300 km to the south is the port city of Dalian
Liaoyang can keep close connections with anywhere in the world via the
international airport in Shenyang and the the biggest sea port in
north-east China Dalian.