Xiaotangshan (simplified Chinese: 小汤山; traditional Chinese: 小湯山; pinyin: Xiǎotāngshān) is a small town in the Changping District of Beijing in the People's Republic of China. It is the location of the Xiaotangshan Modern Agricultural Science Demonstration Park- the largest modern agricultural park in China.
With a total area of 70.1 square kilometers, Xiaotangshan has rich geothermal resources. It also appeared in the news in May 2003 when the government hastily built a 1000-bed field hospital there to deal with an outbreak of SARS. Qincheng Prison is located near Xiaotangshan.
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According to Exploration geophysics and Corex showed xiaotangshan geothermal resources are very rich. In xiaotangshan center, both within thirty kilometers of ground water. Deep geothermal water depth in regions ranging from about 150-1400 meters to xiaotangshan for the most shallow, less than one hundred meters. Due to the different regions and the depth of water, the water temperature is different, mostly in the 40-50 ℃, the highest in the central area of xiaotangshan 55-64 ℃.