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Laiwu

Laiwu
莱芜
Prefecture-level city of China
1992–2019
 

Location of Laiwu
History
 •  Established 1992
 •  Disestablished 2019
Area 2,246.21 km2 (867 sq mi)
Today part of Jinan, Shandong

Laiwu (simplified Chinese: 莱芜; traditional Chinese: 萊蕪; pinyin: Láiwú) was a prefecture-level city in central Shandong Province, China. The smallest prefecture-level city in the province, It's now under the administration of Jinan, the capital of Shandong province. Bordered the provincial capital of Jinan to the north, Zibo to the east and Tai'an to the southwest. Its population was 1,298,529 at the 2010 census. It was merged into Jinan on January 9, 2019 according to the requirement of central government of PRC. Both Laicheng District and Gangcheng District are now under Jinan's administration. Laicheng District was renamed Laiwu District after the annexation.[1]

Administration

Gangcheng,Laiwu

The prefecture-level city of Laiwu administers 2 county-level divisions, both of which are districts.

These are further divided into 19 township-level divisions, including 14 towns, 1 townships and 4 subdistricts.

Map

Attractions

As of the end of 2016, Laiwu City has 9 national AAA-level scenic spots; 1 national AA-level scenic spot; 15 national and provincial industrial and agricultural tourism demonstration sites; 1 provincial-level tourist resort, with 6 tourism strong towns in Shandong Province. There are 14 characteristic tourist villages in Shandong Province, 9 rural tourism professional cooperatives, 21 provincial-level boutique picking gardens, 2 provincial-level happy farms, and 147 good-rated star farmhouses.

City Honor

On December 21, 2017, Laiwu City was shortlisted for the list of China's Safest Cities in 2017.

In 2017, Laiwu City was selected as the fifth National Civilized Cities.

References

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