Yan'an is a city in Province. It is hard to believe that a city, so in the middle of nowhere, is considered a major pilgrimage site. Not a religious pilgrimage, but a pilgrimage site for those who follow the Communist philosophy.

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  • Location: , , , ,
  • Population: 2,150,000
  • IATA airport code: ENY
  • United Nations Location Code: CN ENY
  • Latitude: 36° 35' 56" (36.5989°) north
  • Longitude: 109° 29' 30" (109.4917°) east
  • Elevation: 960 meters (3150 feet)
  • Wikidata: Yan'an
  • Wikimedia Commons: Yan'an

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Other Names for Yan'an

Arabic: يانان, Chinese: 延安, French: Yan'an, German: Yan’an, Italian: Yan'an, Korean: 옌안 시, Persian: یان‌آن, Portuguese: Yan'an, Russian: Яньань, Spanish: Yan'an, Fu-shih-hsien, Fu-shih, Fushi, Yen-an-fu, Yen-an-hsien, Yen-an-shih, Yen-an

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