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Sanlou Destination Guide

Explore Sanlou in China.

Sanlou in the region of Shanxi Sheng is a town in China - some 138 mi (or 223 km) South-West of Beijing, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Sanlou is now 04:59 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Shanghai" with an UTC offset of 8 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Zhaobei, Zhanshangpu, Zhangjiazhuang, Xicun, Xinzhou or Bulaotai. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Xizhuang, Shentangbao, Sanlou, Quhuisi, Cigouying and Muqutaicun. We also found some pictures.


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Interesting facts about this location

Pingxing Pass

Pingxing Pass is a mountain pass in the Shanxi Province of China. There is a section of the Great Wall of China there. The Battle of Pingxingguan was fought here between the National Revolutionary Army's 8th Route Army of the Republic of China and the Imperial Japanese Army on September 25, 1937. A 6,188-metre long railway tunnel was opened through the pass in 1971.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.15, 113.99 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Geography of Shanxi, Great Wall of China, Mountain passes of China

Battle of Pingxingguan

The Battle of Pingxingguan, also commonly called the "Great Victory of Pingxingguan" in Mainland China, was an engagement fought between the 8th Route Army of the Communist Party of China and the Imperial Japanese Army on September 25, 1937. It resulted in a minor, morale-boosting victory for the Chinese Communists with an otherwise insignificant number of casualties and a small amount of captured supplies.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.15, 113.99 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:1937 in China, 1937 in Japan, Battles of the Second Sino-Japanese War, Conflicts in 1937, Great Wall of China, History of Shanxi, Military history of the People's Republic of China, Second Sino-Japanese War