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Changli (Chinese: 昌黎; pinyin: Chānglí) is a county of northeastern Hebei province, China, with some Bohai Sea coast. It is under the administration of the Qinhuangdao City, and borders Funing County and Luan County. Both Beijing–Harbin Railway and China National Highway 205 pass through this county.

Changli County

昌黎县
Skyline of Changli County
Changli is located in Hebei
Changli
Changli
Location in Hebei
Coordinates: 39°43′N 119°10′E / 39.717°N 119.167°E / 39.717; 119.167Coordinates: 39°43′N 119°10′E / 39.717°N 119.167°E / 39.717; 119.167
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceHebei
Prefecture-level cityQinhuangdao
County seatChangli Town (昌黎镇)
Elevation
22 m (72 ft)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Websitehttp://www.changli.gov.cn/

Changli is one of the largest of China's winemaking districts, with 80 per cent of the county's tillable land used for growing Cabernet Sauvignon grapes. For this reason, Changli is sometimes called China's "Bordeaux region".[1]

Administrative divisionsEdit

The county administers 11 towns and 5 townships.[2]

Towns:

Townships:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Chinese Vintners Accused of Selling Fake Wines Archived 2011-01-02 at the Wayback Machine, AOL News, December 30, 2010.
  2. ^ 2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:昌黎县 (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2012-07-21.[permanent dead link]

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