Dongming County

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Dongming County
Dongming is located in Shandong
Location in Shandong
Coordinates: 35°17′N 115°05′E / 35.283°N 115.083°E / 35.283; 115.083Coordinates: 35°17′N 115°05′E / 35.283°N 115.083°E / 35.283; 115.083
Country People's Republic of China
Province Shandong
Prefecture-level city Heze
Elevation 60 m (197 ft)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Dongming County (simplified Chinese: 东明县; traditional Chinese: 東明縣; pinyin: Dōngmíng Xiàn) is the westernmost county of Shandong province, People's Republic of China, bordering Henan province to the west. It lies on the east (right) bank of the Yellow River.

The population in 1999 was 677,563.[1] The literal meaning of Dongming is "Clear east".

It includes 7 towns,6villages,1provincial economic and technical development zone and 389 administrative villages.


  1. ^ National Population Statistics Materials by County and City - 1999 Period, in China County & City Population 1999, Harvard China Historical GIS

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