The New Tieling City Government Bldg.
Location of Teiling City jurisdiction in Liaoning
|Country||People's Republic of China|
|Districts and Counties|
|• CPC Secretary||Wu Yesong|
|• Mayor||Sun Yi|
|• Prefecture-level city||12,966 km2 (5,006 sq mi)|
|• Urban||203 km2 (78 sq mi)|
|• Metro||2,434 km2 (940 sq mi)|
|• Prefecture-level city||2,717,732|
|• Density||210/km2 (540/sq mi)|
|• Urban density||1,800/km2 (4,600/sq mi)|
|• Metro density||290/km2 (750/sq mi)|
|Time zone||China Standard (UTC+8)|
|Administrative division code||211200|
The population is 3 million at the 2nd of 2004. Tieling is a city where coal mining is an important industry.
The mayor of Tieling is Sun Yi. An Intermediate People's Court is in Tieling. The famous Chinese skit and sitcom actor, director, and entrepreneur Zhao Benshan was born in Tieling. Chinese director Zhang Meng was born in Tieling.
The total population was 2,717,732 at the 2010 census whom 702,121 lived in the built-up area made of Yinzhou District and Tieling County. Tieling is a multiethnic area where the majority is Han and the minorities, like the Manchu, Korean, Mongolian, Hui, Xibo, Uygur, and ethnic Russians, live in a compact community. The minorities make up 23.2% of the total population.
Tieling has jurisdiction over 7 divisions:
|#||Name||Hanzi||Hanyu Pinyin||Population (2003 est.)||Area (km²)||Density (/km²)|
|1||Yinzhou District||银州区||Yínzhōu Qū||340,000||203||1,675|
|2||Qinghe District||清河区||Qīnghé Qū||100,000||423||236|
|3||Diaobingshan City||调兵山市||Diàobīngshān Shì||240,000||263||913|
|4||Kaiyuan City||开原市||Kāiyuán Shì||580,000||2,825||205|
|5||Tieling County||铁岭县||Tiělǐng Xiàn||380,000||2,231||170|
|6||Xifeng County||西丰县||Xīfēng Xiàn||350,000||2,699||130|
|7||Changtu County||昌图县||Chāngtú Xiàn||1,030,000||4,322||238|
There are several sightseeing spots:
- Yingang Academy (银冈书院)
- Tieling Grand Theater (铁岭剧院)
- Longshou Mountain & Longwei Mountain Scenic Area (龙首山和龙尾山风景区)
- Chai River Dam (柴河水库)
- Official web site (in Chinese)