Xichang (Chinese 西昌 市, pinyin Xichang Shì; Yi: Latbbu-Oprro ꆿꁮꀒꎂ shortly Oprro ꀒꎂ) is the capital of the Autonomous Prefecture of Liangshan Yi in Sichuan Province of the People's Republic of China. Near the city spaceport and launch site, called the Xichang Satellite Launch Center located. Xichang has its own airport, which is connected by a railway line and a highway directly to the spaceport. The coordinates of the city are 27 ° 54 'N, 102 ° 16' E. The administrative area of ​​Xichang covers an area of ​​2,655 about 600,000 inhabitants (end of 2006). The Dayangdui-site (大洋 堆 遗址, Dayangdui Yizhi) in Jingjiu and the great stone tombs in the autonomous municipality of Liangshan (凉山 大石 墓群, Liangshan as shimuqun, English Large Stone Tombs of Wanao, Xichang and Arong, Dechang) from the Han dynasty to Warring States period ((in Wanao 洼 垴 Xichang) and Arong (Dechang)) are on the list of monuments of the people's Republic of China since of 2006.