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County-level city
Jiaonan is located in Shandong
Location in Shandong
Coordinates: 35°52′N 120°03′E / 35.867°N 120.050°E / 35.867; 120.050Coordinates: 35°52′N 120°03′E / 35.867°N 120.050°E / 35.867; 120.050
Country People's Republic of China
Province Shandong
Sub-provincial city Qingdao
 • Total 1,837 km2 (709 sq mi)
Elevation 4 m (13 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 840,000
 • Density 460/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 266400
Area code(s) 0532

Jiaonan (simplified Chinese: 胶南; traditional Chinese: 膠南; pinyin: Jiāonán) was a former county and county-level city under the administration of Qingdao, Shandong, China, located in the southwestern portion of Qingdao along the Yellow Sea coast. In 1945, as Zhushan County (珠山縣) it was carved from Jiao County and Qingdao City, and in 1946, renamed as Jiaonan County, deriving its name from its southern location relative to Jiaozhou Bay. In 1990, it was upgraded to a county-level city. Jiaonan has 7 subdistricts and 11 towns. In December 2012, it was merged into Huangdao District.[1]

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Jiaonan is twinned with:


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  2. ^ "Miasta partnerskie i zaprzyjaźnione Nowego Sącza". Urząd Miasta Nowego Sącza (in Polish). Archived from the original on 2013-05-23. Retrieved 2013-08-01.