Liupanshui (六盘水 市; Pinyin: Liùpánshuǐ Shì ) is a prefecture-level city in western China's Guizhou province. Liupanshui has an area of ​​9,914 square kilometers and is one of 2,960,000 inhabitants ( 2004). It is a major coal mining area.

Administrative Divisions

The prefecture-level city of Liupanshui is made at the county level from a municipality, two circles and a special area. These are:

  • City Zhongshan District - Zhongshan钟山区Qū ( capital );
  • Circle Pan -盘县Pán Xiàn;
  • Shuicheng county -水城县Shuǐchéng Xiàn;
  • Special Area Liuzhi -六枝 特区Liuzhi tequ.