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Golden Triangle

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The Golden Triangle can refer to:

  • The downtown area of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The "triangle" is formed by the confluence of the Allegheny river and Monongahela river; it is "golden" because it is and long has been the city's commercial center, where the fortunes of industrial barons like Carnegie, Frick, Westinghouse, and Heinz were made.
  • A region in China, located south of the Yangtze River in Sunan (southern part of Jiangsu province), between Nanjing to the northwest and Shanghai to the southeast. The "triangle" is formed by the cities of Wuxi, Suzhou, and Changzhou. It is called "golden" because in recent years the region has had one of the fastest-growing economies in China.
  • An area covering several parishes in the city of Norwich, United Kingdom. It is roughly wedge shaped, with the thin end at the city centre, spreading outwards between St Stephen's Road and Dereham Road to the University of East Anglia, on the outskirts of the city. It is characterised by a high percentage of students and young professional residents, and a cosmopolitan atmosphere.

fr:Triangle d'or

ja:黄金の三角地帯

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