Gaomi (Chinese: 高密市; pinyin: Gāomì Shì) is a county-level city of eastern Shandong province, China, under the administration of Weifang City. It is the hometown of writer and 2012 Nobel Prize in Literature winner Mo Yan, who has set some of his stories in the region.

Gaomi

高密市

Kaomi
Gaomi is located in Shandong
Gaomi
Gaomi
Location in Shandong
Coordinates: 36°23′N 119°45′E / 36.383°N 119.750°E / 36.383; 119.750Coordinates: 36°23′N 119°45′E / 36.383°N 119.750°E / 36.383; 119.750
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceShandong
Prefecture-level cityWeifang
Area
 • Total1,605.6 km2 (619.9 sq mi)
Population
 • Total850,000
 • Density530/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
261500
Area code(s)0536

Administrative divisionsEdit

Gaomi has 3 subdistricts and 7 towns under its administration.[1]

Subdistricts:

Towns:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:高密市 (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Archived from the original on 2012-11-29. Retrieved 2012-10-13.