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Rongcheng, Shandong

Rongcheng


荣成市


Jungcheng
Location in Weihai
Location in Weihai
Rongcheng is located in Shandong
Rongcheng
Rongcheng
Location of the city center in Shandong
Coordinates: 37°09′55″N122°29′12″E / 37.16528°N 122.48667°E / 37.16528; 122.48667Coordinates: 37°09′55″N122°29′12″E / 37.16528°N 122.48667°E / 37.16528; 122.48667
Country People's Republic of China
Province Shandong
Prefecture-level city Weihai
Area
 • Total 1,392 km2 (537 sq mi)
Population
 (2002)
 • Total 670,000
 • Density 480/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)
Area code(s) 0631

Rongcheng (simplified Chinese: 荣成; traditional Chinese: 榮成; pinyin: Róngchéng) is a county-level city of the prefecture-level city of Weihai, at the eastern extremity of Shandong Province, China, looking out to the Yellow Sea in all directions but the west.

History [ edit ]

According to historical records,[which?] the First Emperor of the Qin dynasty had visited Rongcheng twice, building bridges and temples. In 1735, during the Qing dynasty, the Yongzheng Emperor gave Rongcheng its present name.

Administration [ edit ]

Jinghai Bay (labelled as CHING-HAI WAN 靖海灣) (1953)

There are 10 subdistricts and 12 towns under Rongcheng's administration.

Subdistricts:

Towns:

Transport [ edit ]

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