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China Guide > Hebei>Qinhuangdao Municipality; [河北省秦皇岛市] [Pinyin:Hé Běi Shěng Qín Huáng Dǎo Shì]

Qinhuangdao Municipality, A prefecture-level city under Hebei Province , In Chinese [秦皇岛市]

Facts & Informations :

Administrative Division Code : 130300;
Post Code : 066000;
Phone Area Code :0335
The Prefix of Motor Vehicle License Plate : 冀C
The Prefix of Citizen Identity Card Number: 130300
Area Coverage: 7467 square kilometers;
Population : 2,870,000 persons (Including the subordinate cities and counties);
The Seat : Haigang District
Qinhuangdao in Pictures
The adminitrative division form of Qinhuangdao is Municipality, which is one of the four administrative divisional forms at the the second level of China local administrative division system .
Municipality is also referred to as a prefecture level city (地级市). Most of Chinese big cities belong to this variety.
A prefecture-level municipality is subject to the juridiction of a provincial government ,and directly controls some urban districts while overseeing some counties or smaller cities on behalf of the provincial government.
Thus it's normal to see a large City (a Municipality) have jurisdiction over some small cities in China.
Urban Subdivisions of Qinhuangdao City
S/NFull NameIn Chinese In PinyinDivison type
1Beidaihe District北戴河区Beidaihe QuDistrict
2Shanhaiguan District山海关区Shanhaiguan QuDistrict
3Haigang District海港区Haigang QuDistrict
Subdivisions Under the jurisdication of Qinhuangdao Municipality
The components of greater Qinhuangdao Municipality
S/NFull NameIn Chinese In PinyinDivison type
1Lulong County卢龙县Lulong XianCounty
2Funing County抚宁县Funing XianCounty
3Changli County昌黎县Changli XianCounty
4Qinglong Manchu Aut. County青龙满族自治县Qinglong County
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Overview


Qinhuangdao was originally an isolated island, but with the passing of time and through geologicial changes, it has now been connected with the mainland. It is said that when Emperor Qin Shihuang came here on his inspection tour to the east, this is where he sent his attendants to go further east to seek the Elixir of Life. As a result the place was named “Qinhuangdao (Qin Emperor Island)”.


Qinhuangdao is surrounded by Bohai to the southeast and Yanshan Mountain to the north, with a total coastline of more than 120 km. It has many charming and picturesque .....
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