Linhai


Linhai

临海市
The city wall of Linhai, next to the Ling River
Coordinates:
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceZhejiang
Prefecture-level cityTaizhou
Area
 • County-level city2,171 km2 (838 sq mi)
 • Urban
2,171 km2 (838 sq mi)
 • Metro
2,171 km2 (838 sq mi)
Population
 (2010 census)[1]
 • County-level city1,028,813
 • Density470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
 • Urban
1,028,813
 • Urban density470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
 • Metro
1,028,813
 • Metro density470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Websitewww.linhai.gov.cn

Linhai (simplified Chinese: 临海; traditional Chinese: 臨海; pinyin: Línhǎi; Tai-chow dialect: Lin-he) is a county-level city in Taizhou, Zhejiang Province situated on the banks of the Lin River in Eastern China.

At the 2010 census, its population was 1,028,813 inhabitants even though its built-up (or metro) area is much smaller.

Its Cathedral of the Sacred Heart of Jesus is the episcopal see of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Linhai.

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History and sights


Its wall attracts many tourists. According to the tickets for access to the wall, construction of the wall, originally over 6 kilometres (3.7 miles) long, began in the Jin Dynasty (266–420) and was not finished until the Sui (581–618) and Tang (618–907) Dynasties. The northern portion, along a high ridge, and the western & southern portions, along the Lin River, still exist and are in good condition.

Administrative divisions


Subdistricts:[2]

Towns:

References


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Categories: Cities in Zhejiang | Taizhou, Zhejiang | Zhejiang geography stubs




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