Lanzhou

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Lanzhou
兰州市
Prefecture-level city
View of Lanzhou
Location of Lanzhou City (yellow) in Gansu and the PRC
Lanzhou is located in China
Lanzhou
Location in China
Coordinates: 36°02′N 103°48′E / 36.033°N 103.8°E / 36.033; 103.8Coordinates: 36°02′N 103°48′E / 36.033°N 103.8°E / 36.033; 103.8
Country People's Republic of China
Province Gansu
County-level divisions 8
Government
 • Mayor Yuan Zhanting (袁占亭)
 • Deputy Mayor Cai Ming
Area
 • Prefecture-level city 13,300 km2 (5,100 sq mi)
 • Urban 1,088 km2 (420 sq mi)
Population (2010 census)
 • Prefecture-level city 3,616,163
 • Density 271.9/km2 (704.2/sq mi)
 • Urban 2,177,130
 • Urban density 2,001.0/km2 (5,182.7/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 730000
Area code(s) 931
License plate prefixes A
GDP (2008) CNY 84.6 billion
 - per capita CNY 25,566
City flowers
Rugosa Rose

Lanzhou (Chinese: 兰州; Postal map spelling: Lanchow) is the capital and largest city of Gansu in Northwest China. As of the 2010 census, 3,616,163 people lived in the city, and 2,177,130 lived in the built-up area (urban) of 1,088 square kilometres (420 sq mi).

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