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Rongcheng, Shandong

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.

Rongcheng
荣成市
County-level city
Location in Weihai
Location in Weihai
Rongcheng is located in Shandong
Rongcheng
Rongcheng
Location of the city center in Shandong
Coordinates: 37°09′55″N 122°29′12″E / 37.16528°N 122.48667°E / 37.16528; 122.48667Coordinates: 37°09′55″N 122°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

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HistoryEdit

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.

AdministrationEdit

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

Subdistricts:

Towns:

TransportEdit

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