Pingchuan District of Baiyin City is located in the middle of 1985 with the establishment of Baiyin City, set up to restore the city area. 130 km from Lanzhou City, County and attended East Haiyuan County, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, which borders the south, and Jingyuan County in the north are connected with the West Jingtai neighbor, lying south-east, north-west low elevation 1347-2858 m with a total area of 2106 square kilometers, 6 jurisdiction 3 rural town of 2 Office of the streets. Inhabited by the Han, Hui, Manchu, Mongolian, and other 11 nationalities, with a total population of 193,000 people.
Has a long history and culture. Emperor of the times in this area Hirakawa springs in the rural village set up along the ferry - I Zhan Yin is the first Silk Road, one of the most important crossing, more than 1,000 years later, Xianbei, Qiang, the party, Tatars and a small number of Zhu Mu successive national territory, and Zhan Yin State Council as a rule, Pingliang Junzhi County, in order to the territory of political will, economic and cultural center, is the territory of Baiyin City County, one of the first set. In October 1936, a
zhongguogonglonghongjun, the Fourth Army to fight in the pool and Latin America to join the victory in the springs, and Latin America to play pool set up farmers for the establishment of Silver City in the first one of the revolutionary regime. There are provincial, prefecture-level protection of the cultural point of 15, Red Hill temple, Qu Wu impaired, yellow stone Bay, on the evening as he, it is the tomb of General, North Mountain, and other historical sites to attract many visitors stop. After many years of accumulation and blend to form an influential both inside and outside the province in the literature, calligraphy, painting, music, dance, and other creative talent, a number of strong home painting several times throughout the country until the international award-winning, some of the works Great Hall of the People, Mao Zedong Memorial Hall and the collection of foreign guests.
Rich in natural resources. Distribution of coal resources in the territory of the north-west as a whole, the total reserves of about 1,137,000,000 tons, recoverable reserves of 853,000,000 tons, the fine coal with low ash and low sulfur, high heat of the characteristics of a good industrial and civilian use of coal power. There are clay, granite, alluvial gold, copper, manganese, limestone, quartz rock, zeolite, clay firing inflation and other mineral resources. Not only in the territory is rich in water resources, but also of the Yellow River flows through the territory of 32 km, the catchment area of 1.3 hectares. There are 50.5 million mu of arable land, to 71.5 million mu Yi Lin, Yi Mu to 131.9 million, the resource-rich light and heat, the temperature difference on a larger, with an average annual temperature of 8.2 ℃, in the amount of solar radiation to 147.3 kcal / square centimeters. The unique natural conditions, gave birth to the rich, Yang Gaorou in the region, Ermao fur, black seed, melon, date, walnut, hay, and other products, good quality, long enjoyed a good reputation.
Improve the basic conditions. The new energy-industrial city in Pingchuan District, the resident relying on large and medium-sized enterprises, pay close attention to afforestation, landscaping, lighting and other infrastructure construction, urban look with each passing day, more sophisticated services, access to the provincial cities of Health, double-support model city , The county advanced culture and so on. Improve the communication network traffic in the territory, Hirakawa Linhe area home-chuan, white and Wang Bao Shan Rail, the Red Cross dedicated railway runs through the coal mine throughout, the National Highway 109 interlaced lines in the territory, Liu has started the construction of the highway white, all-round opening of a bus in the suburbs; fixed Phone all over the region, launched a comprehensive mobile communications. Over the years, Hirakawa district adhere to the area through science and education strategies, strengthening infrastructure construction, education, 25 secondary schools to standardize all school age children enrollment rate reached 99.5 percent, high school enrollment rate reached 56.3 percent, the region has focused on secondary Gansu Provincial Coal Industry School 3, and other specialized secondary schools for students throughout the province; to speed up the pace of scientific and technological innovation, promote the introduction of a large number of advanced science and technology projects, light caving coal mining law filled the gap, fired ceramic technology to achieve the advanced level in domestic, Pingchuan District access to advanced scientific and technological progress of the National District title.
A solid economic foundation. In the agricultural sector, continue to strengthen agriculture as the foundation of agriculture and the rural economy to maintain all-round development, in order to shape the production of grain and oil-based, melon, maize seed production, animal husbandry for the characteristics of the three pillars of the industry. Industry, designed to scale with an annual output of 6,060,000 tons of coal a large-scale state-owned enterprises Jingyuan Coal Industry Corporation, designed generating capacity of 2,000,000 kilowatts of the Northwest's largest coal-fired power plants in the first Jingyuan, the second generation companies. Non-public economy, advanced technology and equipment from the private enterprises of the new Lok Ya Ceramics Co., Ltd. leader, the rapid development. Electricity, coal, ceramics, farm produce processing-oriented pattern is to build and develop. Central City Development Zone is a silver one of the three development zones with a total area of 4254 mu, water circuit intertwined network, and convenient communication, the provincial township enterprises as a model park, the development of extremely preferential policies to invest in the environment has an excellent reputation has been "Placed a good place for big industry." The region's environmental construction, investment environment and business environment, loose-General well and development prospects. In 2003, the region's gross national product reached 2,001,000,000 yuan.
In the reform and opening of the tide of the market economy, Hirakawa area will further establish the "open," the idea, warmly welcome friends from all walks of life at home and abroad to come here for sightseeing, invest and set up common development.