Located south of the Shanbei region in Shaanxi province on the middle reaches of the Yellow River.

In 2015, GDP: 119.9 billion yuan; GDP growth rate: 2%; per capita GDP: 53,925 yuan (10,214 USD); tertiary industry as share of total: 28.80%; urbanization rate: 57.30%.

Typical energy-based city in Shanxi province; rich in mineral resources (coal, oil and natural gas); energy plays an important role in its economic growth.

Target as reflected in the U.S.-China Climate Leaders Declaration: 

To achieve the peaking of CO2 emissions before 2029;

Accelerate industrial structure adjustment. Improve energy utilization efficiency; change the structure of energy consumption; promote low-carbon key projects; develop new low carbon zone.