Location in Shandong
|Coordinates: Coordinates: |
|Country||People's Republic of China|
|• Total||1,097.15 km2 (423.61 sq mi)|
|• Density||540/km2 (1,400/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+8 (China Standard)|
|Jinan district map||
Jiyang (simplified Chinese: 济阳; traditional Chinese: 濟陽; pinyin: Jǐyáng) is one of 10 urban districts of the prefecture-level city of Jinan, the capital of Shandong Province, East China.
The population was 520,095 in 1999.
In the seventh year of Tianhui of Jin Dynasty (around 1216 ), Emperor Taizong of Jin established the county Jiyang, because it is at the north side of river Ji. After the People's Republic of China was established, Jiyang was annexed by Linyi County in 1958. In 1961, Jiyang County was recovered.
Jiyang is 45 kilometers from Jinan city, and transportation is convenient. It is 8 kilometers from Jinan International airport, connected to Jinan city through the third north ring highway of Jinan, the third bridge of Yellow River, and Jinan Yellow River highway bridge. 104, 220 national highways and 248, 249 provincial roads all go through the district.
As 2012, this district is divided to 2 subdistricts and 8 towns.
A very famous watermelon called Shaixi watermelon was from Jiyang. It is very small and the flesh color is yellow and Super sweet.