Yucheng, Shandong

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Yucheng
禹城市
County-level city
Country China
Province Shandong
Prefecture-level city Dezhou
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

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

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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Coordinates: 36°56′03″N 116°38′17″E / 36.93417°N 116.63806°E / 36.93417; 116.63806