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Full nameLinfen
Official name临汾市
Native name临汾
Other namePingyang (平阳)
Settlement typePrefecture-level city
CountryPeople's Republic of China
City seatYaodu District
Total Area7826.2 sq mi (20275 km2)
Elevation1482.9 ft (452 m)
Highest Elevation7699.5 ft (2346.8 m)
Lowest Elevation1263.5 ft (385.1 m)
Total Population4316612 (2010 Census)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneChina Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code041000
Area code0357
Licence plates晋L

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Linfen ( ) is a prefecture-level city in southern Shanxi province, People's Republic of China. It is situated along the banks of the Fen River. It has an area of 20275 km2 (20275000000 m2) and according to the 2010 Census, a population of 4,316,612 inhabitants. It was known as Pingyang (平阳) during the Spring and Autumn Period. According to a study by Blacksmith Institute based in New York City in 2006, Linfen is the most polluted city in the world. [

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