Linzhou, Henan

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Linzhou
林州市
County-level city
Farms in Linzhou, Henan, irrigated by the Red Flag Canal
Farms in Linzhou, Henan, irrigated by the Red Flag Canal
Nickname(s): 林县
Country  China
Province Henan
Prefecture-level city Anyang
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 456500
Area code(s) +86(0)372

Linzhou (Chinese: 林州), formerly Lin County (林县), 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 county is well known for its Red Flag Canal, which was constructed in the 1960s.

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Coordinates: 36°01′09″N 113°51′36″E / 36.0193°N 113.8600°E / 36.0193; 113.8600