Lishi District

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Lishi District (Chinese: 离石区; Pinyin: Líshí Qū) is a district of Lüliang, Shanxi, China. The district is a major hub for the coal industry in Lüliang and an administrative center for the prefecture.


Lüliang Higher College is a government sponsored teacher's college that offers degrees from Taiyuan Normal University. Lüliang Higher College is seeking accreditation as an independent degree-granting institution. It has three campuses. Lüliang Higher College is generally welcoming of European, North American and African native speakers of English, along with native speakers of Japanese for employment options in their foreign language department.

Lüliang Higher College has had persistent problems maintaining electric power but has been making sincere efforts to modernize.

Outside Lishi City[edit]

Major sites near Lishi City include:

  • Anguosi Temple
  • North Wutang Mountain

Coordinates: 37°31′N 111°08′E / 37.52°N 111.13°E / 37.52; 111.13