Changhai County

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Changhai County

长海县
Changhai is located in Liaoning
Changhai
Changhai
Location in Liaoning
Coordinates: 39°16′19″N 122°35′42″E / 39.272°N 122.595°E / 39.272; 122.595Coordinates: 39°16′19″N 122°35′42″E / 39.272°N 122.595°E / 39.272; 122.595[1]
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceLiaoning
Sub-provincial cityDalian
SeatNo. 1 Changhai Square, Dachangshandao (大长山岛镇长海广场1号)
Area
 • Total156.89 km2 (60.58 sq mi)
Population
(2010)[3]
 • Total77,951
 • Density500/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
116500
Dalian district map
Division code210224
Websitewww.changhai.dl.gov.cn

Changhai County (simplified Chinese: 长海县; traditional Chinese: 長海縣; pinyin: Chánghǎi Xiàn; literally: "long sea") is a district under the administration of Dalian, in Liaoning province, China. Formerly known in the Western world as the Elliot Islands, it consists of several islands in the Yellow Sea and is located offshore of the Liaodong Peninsula. There are 112 small islands and reefs in the county, traditionally called the Outer Chang Mountains Island Chain (simplified Chinese: 长山群岛; traditional Chinese: 長山群島; pinyin: Chángshān Qúndǎo). Its area is 156.89 square kilometres (60.58 sq mi) and its permanent population as of 2010 is 77,951, making it Dalian's least populous county-level division,[2][3] and the county government is located in the Dongshan neighborhood of the town of Dachangshandao.

Administrative divisions[edit]

There are 2 towns and 3 townships in the county.[4]

Towns:

Townships:

Transport[edit]

Gallery[edit]

Xiǎoshuǐkǒu (小水口) Scenic Area in Xiǎochángshān Island, Chánghǎi County

References[edit]

  1. ^ Google (2014-07-02). "Changhai" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2014-07-02.
  2. ^ a b Dalian Statistical Yearbook 2012 (《大连统计年鉴2012》). Accessed 8 July 2014.
  3. ^ a b 2010 Census county-by-county statistics (《中国2010年人口普查分县资料》). Accessed 8 July 2014.
  4. ^ 大连市-行政区划网. XZQH.

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