is a prefecture-level city
in northern Henan province
, People's Republic of China
. Sitting on the northern bank of the Yellow River
, it borders the provincial capital of Zhengzhou
to the south, Xinxiang
to the east, Jiyuan
to the west, Luoyang
to the southwest, and the province of Shanxi
to the north.
The prefecture-level city
of Jiaozuo administers 4 districts
, 2 county-level cities
and 4 counties
Jiaozuo was established as a city in 1953.
Jiaozuo is noted for its blast furnaces and machine construction industries
Jiaozuo is linked via railway to the nearby cities of Luoyang
, and Jincheng
in nearby Shanxi
Colleges and universities
Henan Polytechnic University (HPU), with a history of nearly 100 years, is the first mining university in Chinese history. Its former is Jiaozuo Coal Mining School which was established by the British Syndicate Co. Ltd., in 1909. It has changed its names several times in the course of development, namely, FuZhong Coal Mining University, Jiaozuo Private Institute of Technology, North-west Institute of Technology, Jiaozuo National Institute of Technology, Jiaozuo Mining Institute and Jiaozuo Institute of Technology. The University resumed its name of Henan Polytechnic University in 2004.
Place of tourism
Yun Tai Mountain, Qing Tian River, Qing Long Cape, Shen Nong Mountain.
Yun Tai Mountain is said to have a cascade of 314 meters in height, together
with numerous smaller cascades, forming a natural miracle.