Lipu, Guangxi

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Lipu
荔浦市
County-level city
Lipu is located in Guangxi
Lipu
Lipu
Location of the seat in Guangxi
Coordinates: 24°30′N 110°24′E / 24.500°N 110.400°E / 24.500; 110.400Coordinates: 24°30′N 110°24′E / 24.500°N 110.400°E / 24.500; 110.400
Country People's Republic of China
Province Guangxi
Prefecture-level city Guilin
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Lipu (Chinese: 荔浦; pinyin: Lìpǔ) is a county-level city in the northeast of Guangxi, China. It is under the administration of Guilin City, the downtown of which is 100 km (62 mi) to the north.

Fengyu Cave, the largest cave in Asia is found in this city.[1]

Lipu is known as "China's hanger capital." The city is home to about 100 hanger companies, which have manufactured "billions" of clothes hangers that are used throughout the world, and distributed by companies such as Target and IKEA.[2]

Other industries include a food processing plant which makes packaged snacks.[2]

Climate[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lipu County Travel Site
  2. ^ a b Meyers, Jessica (April 23, 2018). "A victim of its own industrial success, China's hanger capital is now just hanging on". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2018-04-24.