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Kaifeng Map & Introduction

The capital of the Kingdom of Wei (475-331 B.C.), Later Liang, Later Han and Later Zhou dynasties of the Five dynasties (907-960), Northern Song dynasty (960-1137), and the Jin dynasty(1115-1334), also known as 'the Capitals of Seven Dynasties'. Famous for its long history, splendid traditional culture, a great number of cultural relics and historic sites.

Kaifeng Tourist Map & Location

Located between 113.52 and 115.15 degrees east longitude and 34.11 and 35.01 degrees north latitude, at the east Henan plain, and on the southern bank of the Yellow River.

Kaifeng Area

It covers a total area of 6,444 square kilometers.

Area code: 0378
Postal code: 475000

Kaifeng Population

It has a population of 4.8 million.

Kaifeng Climate & Weather

temperate continental monsoon climate; clearly four seasons; The annual average temperature is 14.24 to 14.5 degrees Celsius and frost-free period is 213-215 days, annual rainfall 670mm.

Kaifeng Economy

Kaifeng City is rich in Mineral Resources, Water Resources, and Power Supply. Kaifeng City has a great variety of industrial and a strong industrial foundation. The main industries sectors are light industry, textile, pharmacy, foodstuff, cigarette, electric power, machinery, electronics, chemicals, and construction materials etc. with the light industry, foodstuff, machinery, electronics, chemical industries and pharmacy as pillar industry.

What to see & Kaifeng Attractions

Kaifeng, one of the ancient capitals, also boasts the following sites worthy of a visit: Iron Pagoda (Tie Ta) of the Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127), Dragon Pavilion (Long Ting) - site of imperial palace of the Song and Jin dynasties - and the 1400-year-old Xiangguo Temple which is one of the most famous Buddhist temples in China.

Also on view in Kaifeng are ruins of the Shang Dynasty, an important part of human cultural and historic heritage. The Shang Dynasty Ruins, also known as the 'Yin Ruins', are famous because of the unique style of the large palace and its grand mausoleums, in which emperors of the Shang Dynasty are buried. The bronze vessels of the Shang Dynasty, which were both finely decorated and popularly used by the citizens of the Shang Dynasty, are well-known at home and abroad.