• A city of east-central China east-northeast of Xi'an. A cultural and industrial center, it was the capital of several ancient dynasties, including the Han and Tang. Population: 1,040,000.

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  • (noun): a city in east central China; the capital of ancient China during several dynasties

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Luoyang (Luòyáng) is a city located in the confluence area of Luo River and Yellow River in the west of Henan province. Governed as a prefecture-level city, it borders the provincial capital of Zhengzhou to the east, Pingdingshan to the southeast, Nanyang to the south, Sanmenxia to the west, Jiyuan to the north, and Jiaozuo to the northeast. As of the final 2010 census, Luoyang had a population of 6,549,941 inhabitants with 1,857,003 people living in the built-up (or metro) area made of the city's five urban districts, all of which except the Jili District are not urbanized yet.Situated on the central plain of China, Luoyang is one of the cradles of Chinese civilization, and is one of the Four Great Ancient Capitals of China.

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  • A child squats beside a hole containing vehicles and horse bones from the Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 BC-221 BC), which was dug out and made open to the public, in Luoyang, central China’s Henan province, August 17, 2006

  • Wang Song/Xinhua/ Two candidates reviewed crash-course materials before taking the test in Luoyang, Henan province.

  • Prices in cities further inland like Nanchang, Urumqi, Changsha and Luoyang recorded on-year price gains of above 8% in June.

  • China Daily/Reuters BUSTED: A soldier checked confiscated fake military vehicle plates in Luoyang, Henan Province, China, on Thursday.

  • While the overall outlook is positive, there could be some near-term headwinds as demand from the mass-transit sector and highway-related projects take a hit due to tighter credit market conditions, said Chen Hongzhou , vice director at Chinalco Luoyang Copper Co, a unit of Aluminum Corp. of China Ltd. or Chinalco.

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