Wulian County

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Wulian County (simplified Chinese: 五莲县; traditional Chinese: 五蓮縣; pinyin: Wǔlián Xiàn) is a county under the administration of Rizhao City, Shandong Province of China. The county is named after Wulian Mountain.[1][2] It has a land area of 1,443 square kilometers, and a population of 520,000 in 2001.[citation needed] Wulian County is the birthplace of noted poet Wang Fugang.[3]


Geography[edit]

Administrative divisions[edit]

Wulian County administers one subdistrict, nine towns and two townships:[4][5]

Name Chinese (S) Hanyu Pinyin
Hongning Subdistrict 洪凝街道 Hóngníng Jiēdào
Jietou Town 街头 Jiētou/Jiētóu[6] Zhèn
Chaohe Town 潮河镇 Cháohé Zhèn
Xumeng Town 许孟镇 Xǔmèng Zhèn
Yuli Town 于里镇 Yúlǐ Zhèn
Wanghu Town 汪湖镇 Wānghú Zhèn
Kouguan Town 叩官镇 Kòuguān Zhèn
Zhongzhi Town 中至镇 Zhōngzhì Zhèn
Gaoze Town 高泽镇 Gāozé Zhèn
Songbai Town 松柏镇 Sōngbǎi Zhèn
Shichang Township 石场乡 Shícháng Xiāng
Hubu Township 户部乡 Hùbù Xiāng

In 2002, Wulian County administered nine towns and three townships:[7]

  • Towns: Hongning, Jietou, Yuli, Xumeng 许孟, Chaohe, Wanghu, Kouguan, Zhongzhi, Gaoze.
  • Townships: Shichang, Hubu, Songbai.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 辭海第六版.2009.pp.2422.quote: "名胜有五莲山。"
  2. ^ "五莲县历史沿革 (translation: The Historical Development of Wulian County)" (in Simplified Chinese). 行政区划网站 (translation: Administrative Divisions Website). 21 January 2014. Retrieved 15 December 2017. "因地处五莲山而得名。" (translation: [The county] takes its name from the Wulian Mountain located in the county.) 
  3. ^ 尼采 (26 February 2017). "《大别山诗刊》第557期 中国诗选 王夫刚作品" (in Simplified Chinese). Sohu. Retrieved 15 December 2017. 王夫刚:著名诗人。中国作家协会会员。1969年12月26日生于山东省五莲县户部乡王家大村。 
  4. ^ "五莲县地图 (translation: Map of Wulian County)" (in Simplified Chinese). Wulian County government website. Retrieved 15 December 2017. (from north to south) "汪湖 许孟 高泽 于里 中至 洪凝 松柏 户部 叩官 石场 潮河 街头" (translation: Wanghu Xumeng Gaoze Yuli Zhongzhi Hongning Songbai Hubu Kouguan Shichang Chaohe Jietou) 
  5. ^ "五莲县历史沿革 (translation: The Historical Development of Wulian County)" (in Simplified Chinese). 行政区划网站 (translation: Administrative Divisions Website). 21 January 2014. Retrieved 15 December 2017. "调整后,全县辖1个街道、9个镇、2个乡:洪凝街道、街头镇、潮河镇、许孟镇、于里镇、汪湖镇、叩官镇、中至镇、高泽镇、松柏镇、石场乡、户部乡。" (translation: After changes were implemented, the county in all administers one subdistrict, nine towns and two townships: Hongning Subdistrict, Jietou Town, Chaohe Town, Xumeng Town, Yuli Town, Wanghu Town, Kouguan Town, Zhongzhi Town, Gaoze Town, Songbai Town, Shichang Township and Hubu Township.) 
  6. ^ Jietou Town is located at the intersection of two roads (山東222省道&莒興路). The noun form of 街頭 has two pronunciations (which have the exact same meaning): Jiētou and Jiētóu. 現代漢語詞典(第七版). Contemporary Chinese Dictionary (Seventh Edition). 商務印書舘. September 2016. p. 662. ISBN 9787100124508. 
  7. ^ "五莲县历史沿革 (translation: The Historical Development of Wulian County)" (in Simplified Chinese). 行政区划网站 (translation: Administrative Divisions Website). 21 January 2014. Retrieved 15 December 2017. "2002年末,五莲县辖9个镇、3个乡:洪凝镇、街头镇、于里镇、许孟镇、潮河镇、汪湖镇、叩官镇、中至镇、高泽镇、石场乡、户部乡、松柏乡。" (translation: At the end of 2002, Wulian County administered nine towns and three townships: Hongning Town, Jietou Town, Yuli Town, Xumeng Town, Chaohe Town, Wanghu Town, Kouguan Town, Zhongzhi Town, Gaoze Town, Shichang Township, Hubu Township and Songbai Township.) 

Coordinates: 35°45′00.01″N 119°12′29.96″E / 35.7500028°N 119.2083222°E / 35.7500028; 119.2083222