Yongcheng

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Yongcheng
永城市
County-level & Sub-prefectural city
Yongcheng is located in Henan
Yongcheng
Yongcheng
Location in Henan,China
Coordinates: 33°55′48″N 116°27′00″E / 33.93000°N 116.45000°E / 33.93000; 116.45000Coordinates: 33°55′48″N 116°27′00″E / 33.93000°N 116.45000°E / 33.93000; 116.45000
Country China
Province Henan
Prefecture-level city Shangqiu
Area
 • Total 2,068 km2 (798 sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 476600
Area code(s) 0370
Website http://www.ycs.gov.cn/

Yongcheng (Chinese: 永城; pinyin: Yǒngchéng) is a county-level city in Shangqiu, Henan, in China.

It is the former site of Shiyuan (柿园), the capital of Han-era Liang. It includes the excavated mausoleum of the fabulously wealthy Liu Wu, prince of Liang, now a museum (柿园汉墓) famed for its murals.

Geography[edit]

Yongcheng is located in the Huai River Basin, in the easternmost part of Henan Province, with an average elevation of 33 meters. The Wei River passes through the northern part of the western urban area and the southern part of the eastern urban area. The Mang Mountain is located in the northern Mangshan Town. The China National Highway 311 runs through the east and west, and the S32 Yongcheng–Dengfeng Expressway runs through the south.

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