Changhai County



Elliot Islands
Changhai is located in Liaoning
Location in Liaoning
Changhai is located in China
Location in China
Coordinates: 39°16′19″N122°35′42″E / 39.272°N 122.595°E / 39.272; 122.595Coordinates: 39°16′19″N122°35′42″E / 39.272°N 122.595°E / 39.272; 122.595[1]
Country   People's Republic of China
Province Liaoning
Sub-provincial city Dalian
Seat No. 1 Changhai Square, Dachangshandao (大长山岛镇长海广场1号)
 • Total 156.89 km2 (60.58 sq mi)
 • Total 77,951
 • Density 500/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
Dalian district map
Division code 210224

Changhai County (simplified Chinese: 长海县; traditional Chinese: 長海縣; pinyin: Chánghǎi Xiàn; literally: 'long sea') is a district under the administration of Dalian, in Liaoning province, China. Formerly known in the Western world as the Elliot Islands, it consists of several islands in the Yellow Sea and is located offshore of the Liaodong Peninsula. There are 112 small islands and reefs in the county, traditionally called the Outer Chang Mountains Island Chain (simplified Chinese: 外长山群岛; traditional Chinese: 外長山群島; pinyin: Wàichángshān Qúndǎo). Its area is 156.89 square kilometres (60.58 sq mi) and its permanent population as of 2010 is 77,951, making it Dalian's least populous county-level division,[2][3] and the county government is located in the Dongshan neighborhood of the town of Dachangshandao.

Administrative divisions [ edit ]

There are 5 towns in the county.[4]


Transport [ edit ]

Gallery [ edit ]

Xiaoshuikou (小水口) Scenic Area in Xiaochangshan Island, Changhai County

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ Google (2014-07-02). "Changhai" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2014-07-02.
  2. ^ a b Dalian Statistical Yearbook 2012 (《大连统计年鉴2012》). Accessed 8 July 2014.
  3. ^ a b 2010 Census county-by-county statistics (《中国2010年人口普查分县资料》). Accessed 8 July 2014.
  4. ^ 大连市-行政区划网. XZQH.

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