Shanzhou District

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Shanzhou

陕州区
Shanzhou in Sanmenxia
Shanzhou in Sanmenxia
Sanmenxia in Henan
Sanmenxia in Henan
Coordinates: 34°43′16″N 111°06′14″E / 34.721°N 111.104°E / 34.721; 111.104Coordinates: 34°43′16″N 111°06′14″E / 34.721°N 111.104°E / 34.721; 111.104
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceHenan
Prefecture-level citySanmenxia
Area
 • Total1,763 km2 (681 sq mi)
Elevation
360 m (1,180 ft)
Population
 • Total346,000
 • Density200/km2 (510/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
472100
Websiteshanxian.smx.gov.cn
Shanzhou District
Traditional Chinese陝州
Simplified Chinese陕州
Literal meaningShan Pass Prefecture
Former names
Shan County
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese

Shanzhou District, previously known as Shan County or Shanxian, is an urban district of Sanmenxia in western Henan, China, bordering Shanxi province to the north.

It is located on the southern bank of the Yellow River and includes the Shan Pass, which gives its name to the district and to neighboring Shaanxi.

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