Laiyang

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Laiyang
莱阳市
County-level city
Location in Yantai
Location in Yantai
Laiyang is located in Shandong
Laiyang
Laiyang
Location in Shandong
Coordinates: 36°58′33″N 120°42′49″E / 36.97583°N 120.71361°E / 36.97583; 120.71361Coordinates: 36°58′33″N 120°42′49″E / 36.97583°N 120.71361°E / 36.97583; 120.71361
Country People's Republic of China
Province Shandong
Prefecture-level city Yantai
Population
 • Total 923,000
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Website www.laiyang.gov.cn

Laiyang city (simplified Chinese: 莱阳; traditional Chinese: 萊陽; pinyin: Láiyáng) is a county-level city within Yantai bordering Qingdao, located in the middle of the Shandong Peninsula, in Shandong province, China. The majority (70%) of its population are farmers and it is famous for producing the Laiyang pear, as of 2010, it had a population of 923,000.[citation needed]

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