Beipiao

Beipiao

About Beipiao

Beipiao is a city in Chaoyang prefecture, Liaoning province, in Northeast China. It has a population of 202,807. The main industry in the area is coal mining. With vertical shafts of almost 1000m, these are some of the deepest coal mines in China. The coal produced is used for coking. Daheishan National Forest Park is located in the northwestern part of Beipiao city. The dinosaur Beipiaosaurus was named after the city where its fossils were found nearby. There are 7 subdistricts, 7 towns, 17 townships, and 2 ethnic townships under the administration of the city. Subdistricts: Towns: Townships:

Contributions by Dr. Blofeld, Xiaoyu of Yuxi, and Slb nsk.