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The splendid mian Mountains
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Lying in Jiexiu city, Shanxi Province, Mt. Mian is 160km away from the provincial capital, Taiyuan. A northern branch of Taiyue mountain, it is 2500 meters high in altitude. Many temples were built on Mt. in history. The most conspicuous aspect of Daoism on Mt. Mian is the scenic area around the Temple of All-Embracing Heaven.

Copyright: Yunzen Liu
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Taken: 24/06/2006
Uploaded: 13/05/2009
Updated: 01/03/2015
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Shanxi located at Mt. Taihang west, east of Yellow River. Name of the Shanxi, because of occupies Mt. Taihang west to acquire fame. Was called since old times ?Biaolishanhe?. Spring and Autumn Period time, most districts for Jin all, therefore abbreviation ?Jin?; The Warring States initial period, Han, Zhao, Wei three divide the Jin, because and calls ?the Three-Jin?. The entire province total area 156,000 square kilometers, the total population nearly 34,000,000 people, presently govern Taiyuan, Datong, Shuozhou, Yangquan, Changzhi, Xinzhou, Luliang, Jinzhong, Linfen, Yuncheng, Jincheng and so on 11 locally administered levels, altogether 85 counties, 11 county-level cities, 23 municipal districts. Provincial capital Taiyuan, provincial government in the Taiyuan Municipal government east street. Rich tourism resources in Shanxi Province, historical monuments, scenic spots more. There are more famous Yungang Grottoes, Mount Temple group Jinci, Yingxian Wooden Tower, Yongle Palace,Xuankong Temple , Hukou Waterfall, Temple state solution, such as Hongtong large tree.