Houchang Destination Guide
Explore Houchang in China.
Houchang in the region of Guizhou Sheng is a town in China - some 1,138 mi (or 1,832 km) South-West of Beijing, the country's capital city.
Current time in Houchang is now 07:45 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Chongqing" with an UTC offset of 8 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Gaowei, Hongtun, Bazong, Dongdang, Tangni or Gejiu. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Yangchang, Linxia, Yungan, Houchang, Shenjing and Moyang. We also found some pictures.
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Interesting facts about this location
Luodian County (罗甸县) is a county-level administrative district in southwestern China, part of the Qiannan Buyei and Miao Autonomous Prefecture within Guizhou province. The climate in the area is humid subtropical, with strong monsoon influences bringing heavy rain during the summer. Winters are dry due to the influence of the Siberian high-pressure system. The county seat and the largest city in the county is also named Luodian; it was formerly known as Longping.
Located at 25.54, 106.76 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Five hundred meter Aperture Spherical Telescope
The Five hundred meter Aperture Spherical Telescope (FAST) is a radio telescope under construction located in a natural basin (大窝凼洼地), in Pingtang County, Guizhou Province, southwest China. As of June 2011 construction should be complete by September 2016. It will be the world's largest and most sensitive radio telescope and three times more sensitive than the Arecibo Observatory. It will have a cost of 700 million yuan.
Located at 25.54, 106.76 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
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