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.
Location in Weihai
|Country||People's Republic of China|
|• Total||1,392 km2 (537 sq mi)|
|• Density||480/km2 (1,200/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+8 (China Standard)|
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.
In June 2011, a mutiny and mass murder broke out on Lurongyu 2682, a fishing trawler registered in Rongcheng. After a month-long killings in the South Pacific, 11 of the 33 crew returned. In July 2013, the Intermediate Court of Wendeng, adjacent to Rongcheng, convicted the 11 men with murder.
- Ningjin Subdistrict (宁津街道),
- Gangwan Subdistrict (港湾街道),
- Taoyuan Subdistrict (桃园街道),
- Wanglian Subdistrict (王连街道),
- Dongshan Subdistrict (东山街道),
- Chishan Subdistrict (斥山街道),
- Yatou Subdistrict (崖头街道),
- Chengxi Subdistrict (城西街道),
- Xunshan Subdistrict (寻山街道),
- Laoshan Subdistrict (崂山街道)
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