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Full nameTangshan
Official name唐山市
Native name唐山
Settlement typePrefecture-level city
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Party SecretaryWang Xuefeng (王雪峰)
MayorChen Guoying (陈国鹰)
Total Area6577.4 sq mi (17040 km2)
Water Area1377.2 sq mi (3568 km2)
Urban Area1388.1 sq mi (3596 km2)
Total Population7577284 (2010)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Urban (pop.)3163152
Other information
Time zoneChina Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code063000
Area code315
GDP¥446.9 billion (2010)
GDP per capita¥58,979 (2010)
License Plate Prefix冀B

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"唐山"redirects here. For an alternative name of China, see Names of China#TangTangshan ( ) is a largely industrial prefecture-level city in Hebei province, People's Republic of China. It has become known for the 1976 Tangshan earthquake which measured 7.8 on the Richter scale and killed at least 255,000 residents. The city has since been rebuilt and has become a tourist attraction.

Tangshan's prefecture population was 7,577,284 at the 2010 census, with over 3 million in the 6 core districts.

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