Jiaozhou City

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Jiaozhou

胶州市
Location of Jiaozhou within Qingdao
Location of Jiaozhou within Qingdao
Jiaozhou is located in Shandong
Jiaozhou
Jiaozhou
Location of the city center in Shandong
Coordinates: 36°15′53″N 120°02′00″E / 36.2647°N 120.0334°E / 36.2647; 120.0334Coordinates: 36°15′53″N 120°02′00″E / 36.2647°N 120.0334°E / 36.2647; 120.0334
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceShandong
Sub-provincial cityQingdao
Population
 • Total783,478
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)

Jiaozhou (simplified Chinese: 胶州; traditional Chinese: 膠州; pinyin: Jiāozhōu), formerly Jiaoxian or Jiao County, is a county-level city of Qingdao sub-provincial city, Shandong Province, China. It gained its current county-level city designation in 1987. It has an area of 1,313 km2 (507 sq mi) and a population at the 2000 Census of 783,478.

History[edit]

Under the Zhou, the area around Jiaozhou was the home of the Jie (Chinese: ) tribe of the Dongyi.[1] Under the Qing, it was administered as part of Laizhou.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Legge, James (1872), The Ch'un Ts'ew with Tso Chuen, The Chinese Classics, Vol. V, Hong Kong: Lane, Crawford, & Co., Prol., Ch. iii, p. 130.

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