Baiyin is a prefecture-level city in China's Gansu province. Population: 274,900 (2000)
Baiyin is part loess plateau, part desert. Elevation ranges from 1275 to 3321 meters above sea-level. The climate is very arid with only 110-352 mm of annual precipitation. Annual evaporation is 2101 mm resulting in a net loss of approximately 1800 mm. The Yellow River flows from north to south for 214 kilometers through Baiyin.
The area is 21,200 km², 3478 km² of that urban.
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The Yellow River Stone Forest is a National Park about 40km North of Baiyin. It is famous for its natural stone columns.