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Tieling

Tieling
铁岭市
Prefecture-level city
The Tieling City Government Building with Ruyi Lake
The Tieling City Government Building with Ruyi Lake
Location of Tieling City jurisdiction in Liaoning
Location of Tieling City jurisdiction in Liaoning
Tieling is located in Liaoning
Tieling
Tieling
Location of the city centre in Liaoning
Coordinates (Yinzhou District government): 42°17′10″N 123°50′31″E / 42.286°N 123.842°E / 42.286; 123.842
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceLiaoning
Districts and Counties
Government
 • CPC SecretaryWu Yesong
 • MayorSun Yi
Area[1]
 • Prefecture-level city12,966 km2 (5,006 sq mi)
 • Urban638 km2 (246 sq mi)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Prefecture-level city2,717,732
 • Density210/km2 (540/sq mi)
 • Urban1,133,277
 • Urban density1,800/km2 (4,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code112000
Area code(s)24
ISO 3166 codeCN-LN-12
Licence plates辽M
Administrative division code211200
Websitewww.tieling.gov.cn

Tieling (simplified Chinese: 铁岭; traditional Chinese: 鐵嶺; pinyin: Tiělíng; literally: "iron peak") is one of 14 prefecture-level cities in Liaoning province of the People's Republic of China. Tieling is a city where coal mining is an important industry.

Demographics

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.[3]

Administration

Tieling has jurisdiction over 7 divisions:

Map
Name Hanzi Hanyu Pinyin Population (2003 est.) Area (km²) Density (/km²)
Yinzhou District 银州区 Yínzhōu Qū 340,000 203 1,675
Qinghe District 清河区 Qīnghé Qū 100,000 423 236
Diaobingshan City 调兵山市 Diàobīngshān Shì 240,000 263 913
Kaiyuan City 开原市 Kāiyuán Shì 580,000 2,825 205
Tieling County 铁岭县 Tiělǐng Xiàn 380,000 2,231 170
Xifeng County 西丰县 Xīfēng Xiàn 350,000 2,699 130
Changtu County 昌图县 Chāngtú Xiàn 1,030,000 4,322 238

Geography and climate

Climate data for Tieling (1981–2010 normals)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) −5.9
(21.4)
−1.1
(30)
6.5
(43.7)
16.6
(61.9)
23.3
(73.9)
27.6
(81.7)
28.9
(84)
28.2
(82.8)
23.8
(74.8)
15.9
(60.6)
5.0
(41)
−3.0
(26.6)
13.8
(56.9)
Daily mean °C (°F) −11.8
(10.8)
−7.0
(19.4)
1.0
(33.8)
10.6
(51.1)
17.3
(63.1)
22.1
(71.8)
24.3
(75.7)
23.2
(73.8)
17.5
(63.5)
9.9
(49.8)
−0.2
(31.6)
−8.3
(17.1)
8.2
(46.8)
Average low °C (°F) −17.0
(1.4)
−12.3
(9.9)
−4.2
(24.4)
4.7
(40.5)
11.5
(52.7)
16.9
(62.4)
20.3
(68.5)
19.0
(66.2)
12.1
(53.8)
4.5
(40.1)
−4.8
(23.4)
−13.0
(8.6)
3.1
(37.7)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 5.9
(0.232)
6.4
(0.252)
18.3
(0.72)
36.8
(1.449)
49.9
(1.965)
88.6
(3.488)
178.7
(7.035)
163.1
(6.421)
60.9
(2.398)
34.9
(1.374)
18.0
(0.709)
9.0
(0.354)
670.5
(26.397)
Average relative humidity (%) 60 54 49 47 52 64 78 79 69 61 59 61 61
Source: China Meteorological Administration[4]

Sightseeing

There are several sightseeing spots:

Resources

Tieling has abundant mineral resources,[5]including gold, silver, aluminium, etc.

Education

See also

References

  1. ^ "Demographics of Tieling". Official website of the government of Tieling City. Government of Tieling. Retrieved 30 June 2018.
  2. ^ "The data of 6th census in Tieling". Tieling Statistical Information Net. Tieling Statistical Bureau.
  3. ^ "Ethnics of Tieling City". Government of Tieling City. Retrieved 30 June 2018.
  4. ^ 中国气象数据网 - WeatherBk Data. China Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 2018-11-09.
  5. ^ "Natural resources of Tieling". Official website of Tieling government. Tieling Government.

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