Location of the city
|Country||People's Republic of China|
|Elevation||64 m (210 ft)|
|Time zone||China Standard (UTC+8)|
In 1123, Jin Dynasty set Guangning County (Chinese: 广宁县) in nowadays Beizhen. In Ming Dynasty, the town of Guangning became a base of the Ming troops in Liaotung and a prosperous border trading centre. In 1913, the name was changed to Beizhen, which is an alternative name of the Yiwulü Mountain, literally meaning "the guarding mountain of the North". In 1995, Beizhen County became Beining City (Chinese: 北宁市), the name of which is later changed to the current name.
- Dashi (大市镇), Zheng'an (正安镇), Zhong'an (中安镇), Luoluobao (罗罗堡镇), Changxingdian (常兴店镇), Lüyang (闾阳镇), Goubangzi (沟帮子镇), Liaotun (廖屯镇), Qingduizi (青堆子镇), Gaoshanzi (高山子镇), Zhaotun (赵屯镇)
- Futun Township (富屯乡), Baojia Township (鲍家乡), Datun Township (大屯乡), Liujia Township (柳家乡), Wucheng Township (吴家乡), Liaocheng Township, Beizhen (辽城乡)
- 郝瑤甫 (1984). 东北地方志考略. 辽宁人民出版社,. p. 87.
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