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Xichang (shē`chäng`), city (1994 est. pop. 504,800), SW Sichuan prov., China. A trading and transport center, the city has an economy based on agricultural products and processing; there also is iron and steel manufacturing. The Xichang Satellite Launch Center is located 40 mi (65 km) NW of the city; it began operations in 1984.
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While there are numerous cockroach breeding facilities in China, the one in Xichang city
in southwestern Sichuan province is known to breed the most, with 28,000 full-sized cockroaches per square foot being produced annually.
samples were collected from Xichang City
in Sichuan Province.
A fire broke out on Tuesday afternoon in a forest near Xichang City
in the remote Liangshan prefecture, Xinhua quoted the city's emergency office as saying.
The Chang'e-3 satellite and its carrier, the Long March-3B, are now in Xichang city
of Sichuan province, the report added.