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Yanan Travel Guide

Yan’an, a city of Shaanxi province, has the population of 330,000 and an area of 37,000 square km. The city administers twelve districts and counties. As a holy land of the Chinese revolution, Yan’an is one of the first 24 historic cultural cities of China announced by the State Council. The city center has an area of 80 square kilometers, of which the built area is 15.58 square kilometers.

The area code of Yan’an is 0911 and the post code is 716000.

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Yanan Transport

Overview: Yanan is located in the north of Shanxi province, connecting eastern Shanxi with western Gansu province. Yanan is a historical city, regarded as the birth place of Chinese revolution since it was the center of the Chinese Communist revolution from 1936 to 1948. By air:Yanan Ershi

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Yanan Highway

Highroad: The No. 210 national road goes through the whole Yanan and the Huang Yan Road finished in May, 2006 is quite convenient. Location the bus station: the East Guan Street in the city. There are buses like mini bus, middle car, the Yivanke, the Gold Dragon, Volvo and Santana to Xi

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Yanan Air

Airline: Location of the airport: the Twelve Pu in the east of the city. There are flights of Yan’an-Beijing, Yan’an-Xi’an, Yan’an-Chongqing, Yan’an-Guangzhou, etc. How to get there: take the civil line bus with 5 Yuan or No.5 bus with two Yuan. Telephone: 0911-2111111、2113854

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Yanan Train

Railway: Location of the rail way station: the Seven Pu in the city. (Pu is courier station in old times, now often used in place names). How to get there: take the No. 1, 3, 12 buses with one Yuan; take the train from Xi’an to Yan’an, with 21Yuan for the hard seat and 70 Yuan for the sleeper. (

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