Jiyang County

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Jiyang County
济阳县
County
Jiyang is located in Shandong
Jiyang
Jiyang
Location in Shandong
Coordinates: 36°59′N 117°11′E / 36.983°N 117.183°E / 36.983; 117.183Coordinates: 36°59′N 117°11′E / 36.983°N 117.183°E / 36.983; 117.183
Country People's Republic of China
Province Shandong
Prefecture-level city Liaocheng
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Jiyang County (simplified Chinese: ; traditional Chinese: 濟陽縣; pinyin: yáng Xiàn) is a county of northwestern Shandong province, People's Republic of China. It is administered by the provincial capital of Jinan.

The population was 520,095 in 1999.[1]

History[edit]

In the seventh year of Tianhui of Jin Dynasty (around 1216 ), Emperor Taizong of Jin established the county Jiyang, because it is at the north side of river Ji. After the People’s Republic of China was establish, Jiyang was annexed by Linyi County in 1958. In 1961, Jiyang County was recovered.

Transportation[edit]

Jiyang County is 45 kilometers from Jinan city, and transportation is convenient. It is 8 kilometers from Jinan National airport, connected to Jinan city through the third north ring highway of Jinan, the third bridge of Yellow River, and Jinan Yellow River highway bridge. 104, 220 national highways and 248, 249 provincial roads all go through the county.

Provincial Division[edit]

Jiyang County is divided into 8 towns: Jiyang, Sungeng, Renfeng, Duoshiqiao, Qudi, Cuizhai, Ertaiping, and Xinshi.

Education[edit]

Elementary School[edit]

  • Jiyang Jibei Elementary School 济阳县济北小学
  • Yingcai Elementary School 英才小学
  • Tianshan Elementary School 天山小学
  • Jiyang Modern Elementary School 济阳现代小学
  • Jiyang Zhiyuan Elementary School 济阳志远小学

Middle School[edit]

  • Jiyang Chuangxin Middle School 济阳创新中学
  • Jiyang Jingyeyuan Middle School 竞业园学校
  • Jiyang No.10 Middle School 山东省济阳县第十中学

High School[edit]

  • Jiyang No.1 High School 济阳县第一中学
  • Jiyang Jibei High School 济阳县济北中学

Local Delicacies[edit]

A very famous watermelon called Shaixi watermelon was from Jiyang. It is very small and the flesh color is yellow and Super sweet.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  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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