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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
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)

The population was 495,387 in 1999.[1]

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.

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  1. ^ National Population Statistics Materials by County and City - 1999 Period, in China County & City Population 1999, Harvard China Historical GIS

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