Kenli

垦利区
Location in Dongying
Kenli
Kenli
Location in Shandong
Coordinates: 37°34′19″N 118°34′30″E / 37.572°N 118.575°E / 37.572; 118.575Coordinates: 37°34′19″N 118°34′30″E / 37.572°N 118.575°E / 37.572; 118.575
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceShandong
Prefecture-level cityDongying
Area
 • Total2,331 km2 (900 sq mi)
Elevation
7.6 m (25 ft)
Population
 (2019)
 • Total238,900[1]
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
257500
Websitewww.kenli.gov.cn

Kenli District (simplified Chinese: 垦利区; traditional Chinese: 墾利區; pinyin: Kěnlì Qū) is a district of the city of Dongying, in northern Shandong province. The district includes the mouth of the Yellow River.[2] As of 2019, Kenli District has a population of 238,900.[3]

History

Kenli was established as a county in 1959.[4]

In June 2016, Kenli was upgraded to a district.[4]

Geography

The mouth of the Yellow River is located in Kenli District, and flows through the district for 118 kilometres (73 mi).[2] Other major rivers in the district include the Xiaodao River (Chinese: 小岛河), the Yongfeng River (Chinese: 永丰河), the Yihong River (Chinese: 溢洪河), and the Guangli River [zh].[2]

Climate

The average annual temperature is 12.3 °C (54.1 °F), and the average annual precipitation is 538.4 millimetres (21.20 in).[5]

Administrative divisions

As of 2020, Kenli District is divided into 2 subdistricts, 5 towns, and 4 township-level equivalents [zh].[6]

Subdistricts

Towns

Demographics

According to Harvard University's China Historical GIS, Kenli had a population of 211,444 in 1999.[5]

In the 2000 Chinese Census, Kenli had a recorded population of 242,654.[4]

Transportation

Air

Dongying Shengli Airport is located in the southeast of Kenli District.[2]

Rail

The Zibo–Dongying railway passes through the district.[2]

References

  1. ^ "China : Population - ceicdata.com". ceicdata. Retrieved 2021-01-05.
  2. ^ a b c d e 垦利区概况地图 [Kenli District Overview]. xzqh.org (in Chinese). 2016-07-15. Archived from the original on 2019-07-03. Retrieved 2021-03-20.
  3. ^ "China : Population - ceicdata.com". ceicdata. Retrieved 2021-01-05.
  4. ^ a b c 垦利区历史沿革 [Kenli District Organizational History]. xzqh.org (in Chinese). 2016-07-15. Archived from the original on 2019-07-03. Retrieved 2021-03-20.
  5. ^ a b National Population Statistics Materials by County and City - 1999 Period, in China County & City Population 1999, Harvard China Historical GIS
  6. ^ 2020年统计用区划代码(垦利区) [2020 Statistical Division Codes (Kenli District)] (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of China. 2020. Archived from the original on 2021-03-20. Retrieved 2021-03-20.