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2011-10-21 17:35:39 GMT2011-10-22 01:35:39(Beijing Time) China Daily A village in Mengxian county, Yangquan city of North China's Shanxi province, has just 17 residents. The village is called Dapin by local residents. [Photo/CFP] Residents of Dapin village stand in front of a group of houses, Oct 15, 2011. [Photo/CFP] The 1,200-year-old Dapin village sits against a hill, Oct 15, 2011. A villager rests on a stone step in Dapin village, Oct 15, 2011. Stone steps connecting every household are paved in Dapin village, Oct 15, 2011. A man smokes outside his house in Dapin village, Oct 15, 2011. A village in Mengxian county, Yangquan city of North China's Shanxi province, has just 17 residents. The village is called Dapin by local residents. It has no doctors, pharmacies or shops and few people get sick, according to some local residents. The village residents range from 50 to 88 in age, as all the young people are working or living away.

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