Linzhou, Henan

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Linzhou

林州市
Farms in Linzhou, Henan, irrigated by the Red Flag Canal
Farms in Linzhou, Henan, irrigated by the Red Flag Canal
Linzhou is located in Henan
Linzhou
Linzhou
Location in Henan
Coordinates: Coordinates: 36°01′09″N 113°51′36″E / 36.0193°N 113.8600°E / 36.0193; 113.8600
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceHenan
Prefecture-level cityAnyang
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
456500
Area code(s)(0)372

Linzhou (Chinese: 林州; pinyin: Línzhōu), formerly Lin County or Linxian ((simplified Chinese: 林县; traditional Chinese: 林縣; pinyin: Lín Xiàn)), is a county-level city in Anyang, Henan, China. Adjacent to Shanxi Province and Hebei Province, it is located in the north of Henan Province and at the eastern foot of the Taihang Mountains. It covers an area of 2046 square kilometers and has a population of about one million.[1]

Linzhou is well known for its Red Flag Canal, which was constructed in the 1960s.

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