Ya’an Overview

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Ya’an (Chinese: 雅安; pinyin: Yǎ’ān; Wade–Giles: Ya-an, Tibetan: Yak-Nga གཡག་རྔ་) is a prefecture-level city in the western part of Sichuan province, China, located just below the Tibetan Plateau.

Ya’an is located at the western edge of the Sichuan Basin and on the upper reaches of the Yangtze, covering the transition between the Chengdu Plain and the Tibetan Plateau. Its latitude ranges from 28° 51′ 10″ — 30° 56′ 40″ N and its longitude from 101° 56′ 26″—103° 23′ 28″ E. Neighbouring prefectures are, starting from the northeast and moving counter-clockwise, Chengdu (NE), Meishan (E), Leshan (SE), Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture (S), Garzê Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture (W), and Ngawa Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture (N). With an area of 15,300 square kilometres (5,910 sq mi) and a population of 1,530,000, [3] The city is encircled by mountains, and four rivers flow through it.

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