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Coordinates: 35°54′36″N 117°46′48″E / 35.91000°N 117.78000°E / 35.91000; 117.78000

County-level city
Country China
Province Shandong
Prefecture-level city Tai'an
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Xintai (Chinese: ; pinyin: Xīntài) is a county-level city administered under Tai'an prefecture-level city, in central Shandong province, People's Republic of China. It is located about 50 km to the southeast of the city of Tai'an.


Xintai lies in the north temperate zone with a monsoon climate. The average annual temperatures is 13℃。


The population is 1,334,549 in 1999.


In August 2007, the Shandong coal mine flood killed 181 miners.[1]


Xintai is an important area of production of foods, vegetables and petroleum. There are about 1,600 million tons of coal deposits, other mineral deposits include quartz, limestone and clay. The industrial structure of Xintai is centered around energy, building materials, machines and chemical engineering. There are more than 1,000 corporations of industry and mining.


The Cilai railway runs through the city. The Jinghu and the Boxu expressways converge there.


  1. ^ LA times. "LA times." Hope dim for Chinese miners. Retrieved on 2008-09-15.

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