Pingyao is a small city whose old town is on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Pingyao's old town is typically considered the best ancient walled city in China, and is on many lists of the best walled cities in the world.

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  • Location: , , , ,
  • Population: 50,000
  • Latitude: 37.2025° or 37° 12' 9" north
  • Longitude: 112.1781° or 112° 10' 41" east
  • Elevation: 763 meters (2503 feet)
  • GeoNames ID: 1798636

Other Names for Pingyao

  • Chinese: Pin’yao
  • Chinese: P’ing-yao-hsien
  • Chinese: 古陶
  • Chinese: 平遥县
  • Dutch: Pingyao
  • English: Pingyao County
  • Esperanto: Pingyao
  • Finnish: Pingyao
  • French: Xian de Pingyao
  • German: Pingyao
  • Indonesian: Pingyao
  • Italian: Pingyao
  • Japanese: 平遥県
  • Portuguese: Cidade Antiga de Ping Yao
  • Russian: Пинъяо
  • Spanish: Pingyao
  • Gutao Zhen
  • Pingyao Xian
  • 古陶镇

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