a city in northwestern Hebei province, in northeastern China: capital of the former Qahar province.
- Also called Kal·gan [kahl-gahn] /ˈkɑlˈgɑn/ .
- Formerly (Wade-Giles) Wan·chüan [Chinese wahn-chyahn] /Chinese ˈwɑnˈtʃüɑn/ .
- Also (Wade-Giles) Chang·chia·k'ou [Chinese chahng-jyah-koh] /Chinese ˈtʃɑŋˈdʒyɑˈkoʊ/ .
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How to use Zhangjiakou in a sentence
It’s one of the largest green hydrogen electrolysers in the world, and one of two in Zhangjiakou, a ski resort area where many Olympics events are taking place.The problem with the Beijing Olympics hydrogen bus fleet | Aurora Almendral | February 11, 2022 | Quartz
The IOC says no chemical additives were added to the snow-making process for the National Alpine Skiing Centre in Yanqing, as well as the Guyangshu Venue Cluster and Genting Snow Park in Zhangjiakou.What Artificial Snow at the 2022 Olympics Means for the Future of Winter Games | Chad de Guzman | February 8, 2022 | Time
Even before Evergrande’s crisis, the struggle to break even was distressing some Zhangjiakou homeowners.China’s ‘controlled demolition’ plan for Evergrande marks the end of its housing boom | Christian Shepherd | September 29, 2021 | Washington Post
In Zhangjiakou, a city of 4 million that will host Alpine skiing events during the 2022 Winter Olympics, prices had already dropped by 40 percent before the government intervened.China’s ‘controlled demolition’ plan for Evergrande marks the end of its housing boom | Christian Shepherd | September 29, 2021 | Washington Post
British Dictionary definitions for Zhangjiakou
a city in NE China, in NW Hebei province: a military centre, controlling the route to Mongolia, under the Ming and Manchu dynasties. Pop: 973 000 (2005 est): Former names: Wanchüan, Kalgan
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