Linghai
凌海市
Location of the city
Location of the city
Linghai is located in Liaoning
Linghai
Linghai
Location in Liaoning
Coordinates: 41°10′N 121°21′E / 41.167°N 121.350°E / 41.167; 121.350Coordinates: 41°10′N 121°21′E / 41.167°N 121.350°E / 41.167; 121.350
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceLiaoning
Prefecture-level cityJinzhou
City seatDalinghe Subdistrict
Area
 • County-level city2,585.5 km2 (998.3 sq mi)
 • Urban
136.74 km2 (52.80 sq mi)
Elevation
19 m (64 ft)
Population
 (2017)[1]
 • County-level city532,000
 • Density210/km2 (530/sq mi)
 • Urban
137,300
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
121200

Linghai (Chinese: 凌海; pinyin: Línghǎi) is a county-level city in the west of Liaoning province, Northeast China. It was called Jinxian or Jin County (Chinese: 锦县) until 1993, when it was reorganized to a county-level city and renamed Linghai. Lying on the west (right) bank of the Daling River, which flows into the Liaodong Bay near the city, it is under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Jinzhou, the seat of which is 21 kilometres (13 mi).

Administrative divisions

There are three subdistricts, 11 towns, seven townships, and one ethnic township under the city's administration.[2]

Subdistricts:

Towns:

Townships:

Others:

Transportation

Railway

Linghai is served by Linghai South railway station, an infill station on the Qinhuangdao–Shenyang passenger railway and the southern terminus of the Chaoyang–Linghai high-speed railway.

Airport

Jinzhou Bay Airport is located here.

References

  1. ^ a b Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development, ed. (2019). China Urban Construction Statistical Yearbook 2017. Beijing: China Statistics Press. p. 50. Retrieved 11 January 2020.
  2. ^ 锦州市