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Full nameLanzhou
Official name兰州市
Native name兰州
Settlement typePrefecture-level city
CountryPeople's Republic of China
County-level divisions8
MayorYuan Zhanting (袁占亭)
Deputy MayorCai Ming
Total Area5133.8 sq mi (13300 km2)
Urban Area420 sq mi (1088 km2)
Total Population3616163 (2010 census)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Urban (pop.)2177130
Other information
Time zoneChina Standard Time (UTC+8)
Postal code730000
Area code931
License plate prefixes甘A
GDP (2008)CNY 84.6 billion
- per capitaCNY 25,566

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Lanzhou ( ; Postal map spelling: Lanchow) is the capital and largest city of Gansu Province in Northwest China. A prefecture-level city, it is a key regional transportation hub, allowing areas further west to maintain railroad connections to the eastern half of the country.

Lanzhou is home to 3,616,163 inhabitants at the 2010 census and 2,177,130 in the built up area (urban) on 1,088 Km2.

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