|Coordinates(Yinzhou District government):|
|Country||People's Republic of China|
|Municipal seat||Tieling County|
|Districts and Counties|
|• CPC Secretary||Wu Yesong|
|• Mayor||Sun Yi|
|• Prefecture-level city||12,966 km2 (5,006 sq mi)|
|• Urban||638 km2 (246 sq mi)|
|• Metro||2,434 km2 (940 sq mi)|
|• Prefecture-level city||2,388,294|
|• Density||180/km2 (480/sq mi)|
|• Urban density||720/km2 (1,900/sq mi)|
|• Metro density||290/km2 (740/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+8 (China Standard)|
|ISO 3166 code||CN-LN-12|
|Administrative division code||211200|
Tieling (simplified Chinese :铁岭; traditional Chinese :鐵嶺; pinyin :Tiělǐng; lit. 'iron peak') is one of 14 prefecture-level cities in Liaoning province of the People's Republic of China. Tieling is a city where coal mining is an important industry.
As of the 2020 census, Tieling was home to 2,388,294 people, whom 699,675 lived in the built-up (or metro) area made of Yinzhou District and Tieling County, Qinghe District not being conurbated yet. Tieling is a multiethnic area where the majority is Han and the minorities, like the Manchu, Korean, Mongolian, Hui, Xibo, Uygur, and ethnic Russians, live in a compact community. The minorities make up 23.2% of the total population.
Tieling has jurisdiction over 7 divisions:
|Name||Hanzi||Hanyu Pinyin||Population (2003 est.)||Area (km²)||Density (/km²)|
|Yinzhou District||银州区||Yínzhōu Qū||340,000||203||1,675|
|Qinghe District||清河区||Qīnghé Qū||100,000||423||236|
|Diaobingshan City||调兵山市||Diàobīngshān Shì||240,000||263||913|
|Kaiyuan City||开原市||Kāiyuán Shì||580,000||2,825||205|
|Tieling County||铁岭县||Tiělǐng Xiàn||380,000||2,231||170|
|Xifeng County||西丰县||Xīfēng Xiàn||350,000||2,699||130|
|Changtu County||昌图县||Chāngtú Xiàn||1,030,000||4,322||238|
|Climate data for Tieling (1981–2010 normals)|
|Record high °C (°F)||8.0|
|Average high °C (°F)||−5.9|
|Daily mean °C (°F)||−11.8|
|Average low °C (°F)||−17.0|
|Record low °C (°F)||−34.6|
|Average precipitation mm (inches)||5.9|
|Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm)||3.6||3.2||4.7||6.8||9.5||12.0||12.4||11.4||7.2||6.8||5.8||4.8||88.2|
|Average snowy days||5.0||4.2||4.5||1.4||0||0||0||0.2||0.1||0.8||4.5||6.5||27.2|
|Average relative humidity (%)||60||54||49||47||52||64||78||79||69||61||59||61||61|
|Mean monthly sunshine hours||188.4||200.4||237.7||234.8||264.6||239.7||212.5||216.9||239.5||212.3||172.3||164.5||2,583.6|
|Percent possible sunshine||64||67||64||58||58||53||46||51||65||63||59||58||59|
|Source: China Meteorological Administration (precipitation days, snow days, sunshine 1991–2020)|
There are several sightseeing spots:
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