Congress Report
Photo: China National Tourism Administration Tokyo Office
Dongying City

Head of City Government

Mr. Zhao ZhiYuan, Mayor
Assumed Mayoralty of Dongying City in January 2019

Location

Area

8,243km2 (2012)

Population

2,099,100 (2014)

GDP in Dongying City

RMB3,802 3,479billion Yuan (2017)

Upper Tier

Shandong Province

Geographic features

 Dongying is situated in the center of the Yellow River Delta. It borders Bohai Sea to the east, facing Japan and South Korea across the sea, facing Jing-Jin-Tang Economic Region to the north and Jiaodong Peninsula Economic Area to the south, and is connected to the vast hinterland to the west. Its advantageous location makes the city an important hub in the Bohai Sea Rim Economic Region, and a significant component in the Shandong Peninsula City Cluster. Dongying enjoys superb geographic location and convenient transport. A three-dimensional transport network was established in the city, consisting of Dongqing Highway, Weiwu Highway, Huangda Railway, Delongyan Railway, Dongying Port, Guangli Port and Dongying Airport.

Main industries

 Dongying adheres to the development orientation of high-efficiency & ecology while keeping optimizing its economic structure. Leading industries in the city include petroleum, petro-chemicals, salt chemicals, petroleum equipment manufacturing, textile and clothing, rubber tires, paper-making and timber processing, and food processing. Focused efforts were made to promote the development of emerging industries, including new energy, new materials, information technology, new medicine & pharmaceutical and bio-industry.

City symbol

Yellow River

Number of visitors

12.44 million (2014)

Administrative divisions

3districts and 2counties

Official website

 http://www.dongying.gov.cn/


Sources: Official Website of Dongying City etc

(As of May, 2018)