The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



a city in China, in Shansi Province; located near the upper course of the Chang Shui of the Hai Ho basin, on the Loess Plateau. Population, 180,000 (1959). Industry includes ferrous metallurgy, machine building, the mining and processing of coal, and the production of textiles.

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