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Liaoyang

Liaoyang
Administration
Official nameLiaoyang
Settlement typePrefecture-level city
CountryChina
ProvinceLiaoning
Government
City SeatLiaoyang County
CPC AnshanSun Yuan-liang Committee Secretary
MayorTang Zhiguo
Geography
Total Area1826.2 sq mi (4731 km2)
Urban Area81.1 sq mi (210 km2)
Demography
Total Population1859768 (2010 census)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Urban (pop.)527850
Other information
Time zoneChina Standard (UTC+8)
Area code419

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Liaoyang ( ) is a city in China, Liaoning province, located in the middle of the Liaodong Peninsula. The city is situated on the T'ai-tzu River and forms with Anshan a built up area of 2,057,200 inhabitants in 2010.

It is approximately one hour south of Shenyang by car. Liaoyang is home to Liaoning University's College of Foreign Studies and a number of vocational colleges. The city hosts a limited number of professional basketball and volleyball games in a modern sports facility.


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