Luoyang - Chinese Historical and Cultural City, the important cradle of Chinese civilization and the City of Peony Flowers is located in the west area of Henan Province, the east section of Eurasian Continental Bridge and stretches across the two banks of middle reaches of the Yellow River.
Luoyang is prominent for its science and technology advantages, and it is at the advanced level in new materials, aerospace, electronic information, mechanical and electrical integration and other high-tech fields in China.
Hydrology: within the territory of Luoyang, there are the Yellow River, Luohe River, Yihe River, Chanhe River, Jianhe River and other rivers and two large reservoirs, including Luhun Reservoir and Guxian Reservoir, so Luoyang is a rare city with extremely abundant water resource in the middle and west regions of China.
Climate: Luoyang is located in the transition zone between the south edge of warm temperate zone and north subtropical zone, so the four seasons are quite different, and the climate is very mild.
Luoyang has 5000 years of civilization history, 4000 years of urban construction history and 1500 years of capital history; total of 105 emperors had lived there to rule the whole county. The Taoism was created here for the first time; the Confucianism was originated here; the Buddhism was spread here first; the Confucian schools of idealist philosophy of the Song and Ming Dynasties were rooted here. Luoyang is one of the birthplaces of Chinese civilization, and one of the birthplaces of the Chinese nation.
Luoyang is included in the first batch of historical and cultural cities released by the State Council. The cultural relics are widely spread in Luoyang, among which Longmen Grottoes, the Grand Canal and the Silk Road were all world cultural heritage.