Yueqing

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Yueqing
乐清市
County-level city
Country China
Province Zhejiang
Prefecture-level city Wenzhou
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Yueqing (simplified Chinese: 乐清市; traditional Chinese: 樂清市; pinyin: Yuèqīng Shì), sometimes mis-pronounced and misspelled as "Leqing", is a county-level city under the administration of Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province, in eastern China. It lies on the coast of the East China Sea, by the Yueqing Bay.

Ningbo–Taizhou–Wenzhou Railway, a high-speed railway line, runs through Yueqing and has one station in Yueqing. Also the G15 Shenyang–Haikou Expressway passes through Yueqing.

Much of the Yandang Mountains lie in Yueqing.

Incidents[edit]

The Qian Yunhui Incident took place in Puqi town (蒲岐镇, Púqí zhen) in Yueqing. Qian Yunhui was the head of a village called Zhaiqiao (寨桥村, Zhàiqiáo Cūn) in Puqi.

Coordinates: 28°07′N 120°58′E / 28.12°N 120.96°E / 28.12; 120.96