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Full nameTianmen
Official name天门市
Native name天门
Settlement typeSub-prefecture-level city
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Total Area773.5 sq mi (2004 km2)
Elevation104 ft (31.7 m)
Total Population1731482 (1999)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneChina standard time (UTC+8)

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Tianmen ( ) is a sub-prefecture-level city in central Hubei Province, Central China.

It is on the west of Wuhan and east of Jingzhou. Formerly known as Jingling (竟陵), it was renamed to Tianmen (天门) in 1726 during Qing Dynasty.

It is the hometown of Lu Yu, who is respected as "the Sage of Tea" for his contribution to Chinese tea culture.

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