Rongcheng, Shandong

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Rongcheng
荣成市
County-level city
Rongcheng is located in Shandong
Rongcheng
Rongcheng
Location 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 China Standard (UTC+8)
Area code(s) 0631

Rongcheng (simplified Chinese: 荣成; traditional Chinese: 榮成; pinyin: Róngchéng) is a county-level city of Weihai City, at the eastern extremity of Shandong province, People's Republic of China, looking out to the Yellow Sea in all directions but the west.

History[edit]

According to historical records, the Emperor Qinshihuang had visited Rongcheng twice, building bridges and temples. In 1735 during the Qing Dynasty, Emperor Yongzheng gave Rongcheng its present name.

Administration[edit]

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

Subdistricts:

Towns:

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