Yucheng, Shandong

Yucheng (Chinese: 禹城; pinyin: Yǔchéng) is a county-level city located in the northwest of Shandong province, China. It is administered by the prefecture-level city of Dezhou.

Yucheng

禹城市
Yucheng in Dezhou
Yucheng in Dezhou
Yucheng is located in Shandong
Yucheng
Yucheng
Location in Shandong
Coordinates: 36°56′02″N 116°38′17″E / 36.934°N 116.638°E / 36.934; 116.638Coordinates: 36°56′02″N 116°38′17″E / 36.934°N 116.638°E / 36.934; 116.638
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceShandong
Prefecture-level cityDezhou
Area
 • Total992 km2 (383 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)[2]
 • Total514,300
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
251200

The population was 495,387 in 1999.[3]

History The name of "Yucheng" means "the city of Great Yu", who is believed to be the first king of Xia Dynasty, and an ancient hero specializing in fighting with flood. The county of Yucheng was set up in Tang dynasty, 692 AD.

Administrative divisionsEdit

As 2012, this City is divided to 1 subdistrict, 7 towns and 3 townships.[4]

Subdistricts
  • Shizhong Subdistrict (市中街道)
Towns
Townships
  • Litun Township (李屯乡)
  • Shiliwang Township (十里望乡)
  • Juzhen Township (莒镇乡)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 最新人口信息 www.hongheiku.com (in Chinese). hongheiku. Retrieved 2021-01-12.
  2. ^ 最新人口信息 www.hongheiku.com (in Chinese). hongheiku. Retrieved 2021-01-12.
  3. ^ National Population Statistics Materials by County and City - 1999 Period, in China County & City Population 1999, Harvard China Historical GIS
  4. ^ 聊城市-行政区划网 www.xzqh.org (in Chinese). XZQH. Retrieved 2012-05-24.

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