Zouping

Zouping (simplified Chinese: 邹平市; traditional Chinese: 鄒平市; pinyin: Zōupíng Shì) is a county-level city of Shandong province.

Zouping
邹平市
Zouping is located in Shandong
Zouping
Zouping
Location in Shandong
Coordinates: 36°51′47″N 117°44′35″E / 36.863°N 117.743°E / 36.863; 117.743Coordinates: 36°51′47″N 117°44′35″E / 36.863°N 117.743°E / 36.863; 117.743
County-level cityPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceShandong
Prefecture-level cityBinzhou
Area
 • Total1,250 km2 (480 sq mi)
Elevation
40 m (132 ft)
Population
 (2019)[2]
 • Total808,300
 • Density650/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal Code
256200
Websitewww.zouping.gov.cn

GeographyEdit

The city is located on the northern edge of the mountainous central portion of the province. It is under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Binzhou, but is only 28 kilometres (17 mi) west of downtown Zibo.

Administrative divisionsEdit

As 2012, this City is divided to 3 subdistricts and 13 towns. [3]

Subdistricts
  • Daixi Subdistrict (黛溪街道)
  • Huangshan Subdistrict (黄山街道)
  • Gaoxin Subdistrict (高新街道)
Towns
  • Changshan (长山镇)
  • Weiqiao (魏桥镇)
  • Xidong (西董镇)
  • Haosheng (好生镇)
  • Linchi (临池镇)
  • Jiaoqiao (焦桥镇)
  • Handian (韩店镇)
  • Sunzhen (孙镇镇)
  • Jiuhu (九户镇)
  • Qingyang (青阳镇)
  • Mingji (明集镇)
  • Taizi (台子镇)
  • Matou (码头镇)

EconomyEdit

Zouping is one of the richest counties in the country.[4] Its economic prosperity has depended on the development of the aluminum industry.[4]

The Qixing Group and Hongqiao Group, two large players in the aluminum production industry and pillars of local industry are based in the county.[4]

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. ^ "济宁市-行政区划网 www.xzqh.org" (in Chinese). XZQH. Retrieved 2012-05-24.
  4. ^ a b c Tang, Frank (April 23, 2017). "The county at the centre of a Chinese debt crisis". South China Morning Post.