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Quick Facts
Capital Shijiazhuang
Government Chinese Providence
Currency Chinese Renminbi (¥) (CNY)
Area 187,700 km2
Population 71,854,202(2010 est)
Language Official: Mandarin
Religion n/a
Electricity 220V/50Hz (US/European plug for 2-pin, Australian plug for 3-pin)
Time Zone UTC +8

Hebei is a province in China.



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  • Panjiakou Reservoir - sunken part of the Great Wall



Picking strawberries.
  • Tianyi Farm Strawberry Emporium. A large strawberry farm in the countryside outside of Beijing. From December to May you can pick your own strawberries for purchase. The strawberries are expensive so remember to pick only the best ones you can find. 150 yuan per kilo.  edit




  • Tangshan Jin Jiang Grand Hotel A 4-star hotel in Tangshan in the Hebei province. The hotel offers ample comforts and business convenience for traveling executives and backpackers. With function halls, restaurants, fitness center and sauna. Online reservation available.

Stay safe[edit]

Most of the Hebei's major cities are safe. Violent crimes often occur in the outer region of cities. Besides, In December 2012, a sensational event, Fengning school attack, which happened in Fengning county of Chengde, caused 13 students injured, and 5 of them are seriously wounded.

The eastern Hebei is on one of the most dangerous seismic zone in China. Many big earthquakes happened in history. The Xingtai Earthquakes, happened in 1966, caused 8,600 people died and 38,000 injured. One of the biggest earthquakes in 20s century, the Tangshan Earthquake in 1976, caused 242,000 people died and 164,000 people injured.

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