Zhanjiang Normal University

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Lingnan Normal University (Zhanjiang Normal University)
Type Public
Established 1991
Location Zhanjiang, Guangdong Province,  People's Republic of China
Website www.zhjnc.edu.cn (中文)

Zhanjiang Normal University (simplified Chinese: 湛江师范学院; traditional Chinese: 湛江師範學院; pinyin: Zhànjiāng shīfàn xuéyuàn ) is an institution of higher learning in the Chikan District of Zhanjiang City, Guangdong Province, China.

The history of the university dates back to the "Leiyang Academy" (雷阳书院) founded in 1636. In 1904, it started its education training program. In 1978, it became Leizhou Normal College, and was elevated to Zhanjiang Normal University in 1991. Zhanjiang Normal University changed its name to Lingnan Normal University in 2014.

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Coordinates: 21°16′29″N 110°21′05″E / 21.2746°N 110.3513°E / 21.2746; 110.3513