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Full nameYangquan
Official name阳泉市
Native name阳泉
Settlement typePrefecture-level city
Incorporated (prefecture)1952
Total Population1302300 (2005)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneChina Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code045000
Area code+86(0)0353
License Plate Prefix晋C

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Yangquan ( ) is a prefecture-level city in the Shanxi province of China. Situated to the west side of Taihang Mountain, Yangquan occupies a total area of 4,470 square kilometers and is home to a population of about 1.3 million (as of late 2005). Yangquan is rich in mineral resources and is famous for its smokeless coal. Tourist spots include Niangzi guan and the Cangshan Mountain.

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