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Province of Gansu, China

Location of province of Gansu on a map

Gansu is a province found in the nation of China. Home to 25,575,254 people, it is the 22nd largest division in China in terms of population.

Gansu gained its current status as a province in the year 1949. The government of Gansu is lead by Liu Weiping and is based in the province capital of Lanzhou (Population: 2,177,130).

The most populous cities in Gansu are: Tianshui (Population: 3,500,000), Lanzhou (Population: 2,628,426), Wuwei (Population: 493,092), Linxia Chengguanzhen (Population: 202,402), Baiyin (Population: 188,533).

Gansu Province - Quick Facts

Country China
Region Type Province
ISO Code CN_62
Time Zone HKT
Year of Establishment 1949
Capital Lanzhou (Population: 2)
Head of Government Liu Weiping
Total Population 25,575,254
Total Area 459,233 sq km (177,311 sq miles)
Population Density 55.7 sq km (144.2 sq miles)
This page was last updated on July 24, 2015.

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