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For other uses, see Tieling County.
Prefecture-level city
The New Tieling City Government Bldg.
The New Tieling City Government Bldg.
Location of Teiling City jurisdiction in Liaoning
Location of Teiling City jurisdiction in Liaoning
Tieling is located in Liaoning
Location of the city centre in Liaoning
Coordinates: 42°13′25.72″N 123°43′34.54″E / 42.2238111°N 123.7262611°E / 42.2238111; 123.7262611
Country People's Republic of China
Province Liaoning
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)
Population (2010)
 • Prefecture-level city 2,717,732
 • Density 210/km2 (540/sq mi)
 • Urban 363,076
 • Urban density 1,800/km2 (4,600/sq mi)
 • Metro 702,121
 • Metro density 290/km2 (750/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 112000
Area code(s) 24
Licence plates 辽M
Administrative division code 211200
ISO 3166-2 cn-21-12
Website www.tieling.gov.cn

Tieling (simplified Chinese: 铁岭; traditional Chinese: 鐵嶺; pinyin: Tiělíng; literally: "iron peak") is a prefecture-level city in northeastern Liaoning province of the People's Republic of China.

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 million 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:

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# 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
The Yinzhou District Government Bldg. (formerly the Tieling City Government Bldg.), on Shizheng Road, downtown Tieling.


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)


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Coordinates: 42°13′25.72″N 123°43′34.54″E / 42.2238111°N 123.7262611°E / 42.2238111; 123.7262611