Jiyang

济阳区

Tsiyang
Jiyang
Jiyang
Location in Shandong
Coordinates: 36°58′41″N 117°12′32″E / 36.978°N 117.209°E / 36.978; 117.209Coordinates: 36°58′41″N 117°12′32″E / 36.978°N 117.209°E / 36.978; 117.209[1]
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceShandong
Sub-provincial cityJinan
Area
 • Total1,097.15 km2 (423.61 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)[3]
 • Total597,200
 • Density540/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
251400
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.[4]

History

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.

Transportation

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.

Administrative divisions

As 2012, this district is divided to 2 subdistricts and 8 towns.[5]

Subdistricts
Towns
  • Duoshi (垛石镇)
  • Sungeng (孙耿镇)
  • Qudi (曲堤镇)
  • Renfeng (仁风镇)
  • Cuizhai (崔寨镇)
  • Taiping (太平镇)
  • Huihe (回河镇)
  • Xinshi (新市镇)

Education

Elementary school

Middle school

High school

Local Delicacies

A very famous watermelon called Shaixi watermelon was from Jiyang. It is very small and the flesh color is yellow and Super sweet.[citation needed]

References

  1. ^ Google (2014-07-02). "Jiyang" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2014-07-02.
  2. ^ Jinan City Land Use Plan (2006–20)/《济南市土地利用总体规划(2006-2020年)》.(in Chinese) Accessed 8 July 2014.
  3. ^ 最新人口信息 www.hongheiku.com (in Chinese). hongheiku. Retrieved 2021-01-12.
  4. ^ National Population Statistics Materials by County and City - 1999 Period, in China County & City Population 1999, Harvard China Historical GIS
  5. ^ 济南市-行政区划网 www.xzqh.org (in Chinese). XZQH. Retrieved 2012-05-24.