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Zhangjiakou, Qiaoxi District, Zhangjiakou City, Hebei, 075000, China (40.82280 114.88057)

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Name: Zhangjiakou topographic map, elevation, relief.
Coordinates: 40.66280 114.72057 40.98280 115.04057
Minimum elevation: 593 m
Maximum elevation: 1,893 m
Average elevation: 1,071 m


Lying in between the Mongolian Plateau and the North China Plain, Zhangjiakou has a somewhat rugged topography characterized by high mountains, deep valleys, and rocky pathways. As a result, it serves as a perfect natural screen for Beijing, which has made it a strategic priority militarily since ancient times. It is called "The Gateway to Beijing" and "The Mountain City beyond the Great Wall". The grand Yan Mountain, the towering Taihang Mountain, the vast grasslands, and the meandering Sangyang River converge here. The city government has regarded tourism as a major driving force of the city's economy and continues to develop the industry.

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