Coordinates: 42°13′25″N 123°43′34″E / 42.2237°N 123.7260°E / 42.2237; 123.7260

Tieling
铁岭市
T'ieh-ling
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′12″N 123°50′33″E / 42.2866°N 123.8424°E / 42.2866; 123.8424
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceLiaoning
Municipal seatTieling County
Districts and Counties
List
  • Yinzhou District
  • Qinghe District
  • Diaobingshan City
  • Kaiyuan City
  • Tieling County
  • Xifeng County
  • Changtu County
Government
 • CPC SecretaryWu Yesong
 • MayorSun Yi
Area
 • Prefecture-level city12,966 km2 (5,006 sq mi)
 • Urban
638 km2 (246 sq mi)
 • Metro
2,434 km2 (940 sq mi)
Population
 (2020 census)[2]
 • Prefecture-level city2,388,294
 • Density180/km2 (480/sq mi)
 • Urban
459,985
 • Urban density720/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
 • Metro
699,675
 • Metro density290/km2 (740/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
112000
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: Tiělǐng; lit. '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

As of the 2020 census, Tieling was home to 2,388,294 people, whom 699,675 lived in the built-up (or metro) area made of Yinzhou District and Tieling County, Qinghe District not being conurbated yet. 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]

Administrative divisions

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

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
(30.0)
6.5
(43.7)
16.6
(61.9)
23.3
(73.9)
27.6
(81.7)
28.9
(84.0)
28.2
(82.8)
23.8
(74.8)
15.9
(60.6)
5.0
(41.0)
−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
(0.23)
6.4
(0.25)
18.3
(0.72)
36.8
(1.45)
49.9
(1.96)
88.6
(3.49)
178.7
(7.04)
163.1
(6.42)
60.9
(2.40)
34.9
(1.37)
18.0
(0.71)
9.0
(0.35)
670.5
(26.39)
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:

Map including Tieling (labeled as 鉄嶺 T'IEH-LING) (AMS, 1956)
Map including Tieling (labeled as 鉄嶺 T'IEH-LING) (AMS, 1956)

Economy

Tieling has abundant precious metal and mineral resources, including gold, silver, and aluminum.[5]

References

  1. ^ 地理位置 (in Chinese (China)). Tieling People's Government. 2019-07-09. Retrieved 2020-04-28.
  2. ^ "China: Liáoníng (Prefectures, Cities, Districts and Counties) - Population Statistics, Charts and Map".
  3. ^ 人口民族 (in Chinese (China)). Tieling People's Government. 2019-07-23. Retrieved 2020-04-28.
  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.