Línfén (Traditional Chinese: 臨汾; Simplified Chinese: 临汾) is a prefecture-level city in southern Shanxi province, People's Republic of China. ( Postal map spelling: Shansi) is a province in the northern part of the People's Republic of China. A prefecture-level city ( or prefecture-level municipality is an administrative division of the People's Republic of China, ranking below a province and ( Postal map spelling: Shansi) is a province in the northern part of the People's Republic of China. Talk People's Republic of China) PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA ARTICLE GUIDELINES It is situated along the banks of the Fen River. The Fen River ( is a river in Shanxi Province the People's Republic of China. It was known as Pingyang (平阳) in ancient times. The current population of Linfen is estimated to be approximately 4. In Biology a population is the collection of inter-breeding organisms of a particular Species; in Sociology 3 million people. The annual population growth rate is around 12%. Population growth is the change in Population over time and can be quantified as the change in the number of individuals in a population using "per unit time" for
According to legend, the site of present-day Linfen was the capital of Yao, a legendary ruler more than 4000 years ago. Yao ( Traditional Chinese: 堯, Simplified Chinese: 尧) (2358 - 2258 BC was a legendary Chinese ruler one of the Three Sovereigns In the 1980s, Linfen was nicknamed "The Modern Fruit and Flower Town". The 1980s was the decade spanning from January 1 1980 to December 31 1989. However, because of the proliferation of coal-burning power plants, the city has become smoggy and dust-covered.
Notable industries of the Linfen area include coal mining and food processing. Coal mining is the extraction or removal of Coal from the Earth by Mining.
A study by the Blacksmith Institute found Linfen to be the most polluted city in the world. The Blacksmith Institute, founded in 1999, is a New York City based organization supporting pollution-related environmental projects