Beipiao

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Beipiao
北票市
County-level city
Beipiao Bus Station
Beipiao Bus Station
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Country China
Province Liaoning
Prefecture-level city Chaoyang
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Beipiao (Chinese: 北票; pinyin: Běipiào) 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.

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There are 7 subdistricts, 7 towns, 17 townships, and 2 ethnic townships under the administration of the city.

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Coordinates: 41°48′N 120°47′E / 41.800°N 120.783°E / 41.800; 120.783