Taiyuan (太原)


Taiyuan is a tier 2 city located within Shanxi Province in North China. It is also Shanxi's Provincial Capital.

In China's administrative hierarchy, Taiyuan is classified as a prefecture-level city, meaning it is governed under Shanxi province control.

The official name of Taiyuan in Simplified Chinese characters is 太原, (pinyin: Tàiyuán).