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West Henan is the western part of Henan, China. It includes the prefecture-level cities of Sanmenxia, Luoyang and Pingdingshan.

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Map of West Henan
  • 1 Sanmenxia (三门峡) — The westernmost city of Henan. Famous for the Sanmenxia Reservoir and coal mines.
  • 2 Luoyang (洛阳) — One of the Eight Ancient Capitals in China. The UNESCO world heritage Longmen Grottoes is here.
  • 3 Pingdingshan (平顶山) — An industrial city famous for coal industry.

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This region is the main industrial area of Henan Province and rich in coal and non-ferrous metal. Though Luoyang has a rich history, the urban area of Sanmenxia and Pingdingshan were both developed after 1949.

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Luoyang and Sanmenxia are on the Longhai Railway and Xulan High-speed railway. The Jiaoliu Railway is across Pingdingshan.

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All the three cities can be reached by bus from the other cities in Henan Province.

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Luoyang has a small airport named Luoyang Beijiao Airport (LYA IATA). International vistors can fly to Zhengzhou Xizheng International Airport (CGO IATA) and transfer to buses or trains.

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