Congress Report
Photo: China National Tourism Administration Tokyo Office
Luoyang City

Head of City Government

Mr. Liu WanKang, Mayor
Assumed mayoralty of Luoyang City in January 2017

Location

Area

15,208 km2

Population

7,137,000(2018)

GDP 

CNY 464.08 billion (2018)

Upper tier

Henan Province

Geographical features

Located in the western part of Henan Province at the middle reaches of the Yellow River. It is encircled by Mt. Beimang and Xiong’er Mountains, and sits in the Hegu Basin of the Luo River tributary of the Yellow River. There are many ancient sites in the city including the Longmen Grottoes, White Horse Temple, Guanlin, which is the tomb of the General Guan Yu, and palaces from the various ages.

Main industries

advanced manufacturing equipment, new materials, high end petrochemical industry, electronic information, tourism (2018)

City symbols

City flower: Peony

Number of visitors

Total 132millon (2018)

Administrative divisions

Luoyang City --- 1 city, 8 counties, 6 districts 

Official website

http://www.ly.gov.cn/

Source: Official website of Luoyang City, Luoyang City’s manuscript of Current Situation and Challenges edited for the 1st East Asia Local and Regional Government Congress

(As of June, 2019)