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 People's Daily Online -- Shanghai, Beijing ranked 1st, 2nd in comprehensive strength
There are altogether 660 organic cities in China, of which 4 are municipal cities directly under the State Council, 15 are sub-provincial level cities (cities with separate planning), 267 are prefecture-level cities and 374 are county-level cities.
The statistics released by the NBS reflect the development level of a city in a comprehensive way and provide cities with data support in their objective self-assessment and scientific decision making.
The top ten cities in this comprehensive strength assessment are: Shanghai, Beijing, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Tianjin, Nanjing, Dalian, Hangzhou, Shenyang and Harbin. /200411/01/eng20041101_162357.html

 Changsha, China
Jiangxi province, cities and counties of Hunan, such as Tonggu county, Wanzai county, Yichun city, Pingxiang city of Jiangxi province.
Pingjiang county, Miluo city, Xiangyin County of Yueyang; Heshan District, Taojiang county, Anhua County of Yiyang; Lianyuan city of Loudi; Zhuzhou county, Liling City of Zhuzhou; Xiangtan county, Xiangxiang city of Xiangtan.
The GDP per capita was ¥23,942 (€2,490, $2,890) in 2003, ranked 42nd among 659 Chinese cities. /c2725-n40-changsha-china.html   (582 words)

 Top retailers expand
"Such a management model will facilitate our business expansion from provincial capital cities to county-level cities and towns," Wang said.
Their success is due to the fact that when they entered the smaller cities, the market was immature, with huge development potential and fewer competitive traditional sellers.
Having experienced rapid growth in China's major big cities, domestic home appliance chains are now spreading the fierce competition into a new battlefield -- the nation's small and medium-sized cities and towns. /english/doc/2005-02/03/content_414684.htm   (582 words)

 Political divisions of China - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
County-level cities (县级市 xiànjíshì) are, like prefecture-level cities, not " cities " in the traditional sense of the word, since they are actually large administrative regions that cover both urban and rural areas.
These cities are known as sub-prefecture-level cities (副地级市 fùdìjíshì), meaning that they are given a level of power higher than a county, but still lower than a prefecture.
The abolishment of district public offices is an ongoing reform to remove an extra level of administration from between the county and township levels. /wiki/Political_divisions_of_China   (582 words)

 County-level city - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
County-level cities are not " cities " in the strictest sense of the word, since they usually contain rural areas many times the size of their urban, built-up area.
A sub-prefecture-level city is a county-level city with powers approaching those of prefecture-level cities.
County-level cities are usually governed by prefecture-level divisions, but a few are governed directly by /wiki/county-level_cities   (582 words)

 Henan - Art History Online Reference and Guide
The 17 prefecture-level divisions and 1 directly administered county-level city of Henan are subdivided into 159 county-level divisions (50 districts, 21 county-level cities, and 88 counties; Jiyuan is counted as a county-level city here).
Henan is divided into 17 prefecture-level divisions, all of them prefecture-level cities, as well as 1 directly administered county-level city.
The two cities of Luoyang and Kaifeng served as the capital cities of a long list of dynasties. /art_history/Henan   (2249 words)

 Encyclopedia: Prefecture level cities
County-level cities are not "cities" in the strictest sense of the word, since they usually contain rural areas many times the size of their urban, built-up area.
This is because the counties that county-level cities have replaced are themselves large administrative units containing towns, villages, and farmland.
A county-level city (县级市 Pinyin: xiànjí shì) is a county-level administrative division of mainland China. /encyclopedia/Prefecture_level-cities   (193 words)

The last two digits represent counties including county-level Shixiaqu, county-level cities, counties, banners and autonomous counties (for example, 440182 for Huado City of Guangzhou City in Guangdong Province, 152224 for Tuquan County in Xing'an Le ague in the Tibet Autonomous Region, and 110108 for Haidian District of Beijing Shixiaqu).
01-18 for county-level cities under the prefecture-level cities and Shixiaqu;
The next two digits represent prefectures, prefecture-level cities, leagues, autonomous prefectures in each provinces and autonomous regions, and districts and counties in each municipality directly under the Central Government (for example, 440100 fo r Guangzhou City in Guangdong Province; 152200 for Xing'an League in the Tibet Autonomous Region; and 110100 for Shixiaqu in Beijing etc.). /china/admin/gbcode/gbcodedesc.html   (180 words)

 Tibet to Build More Cities; Official Forecasts Increase in Lhasa Population
seven county-level cities over the next decade, according to a leading
He said that long-term construction plans for most county towns and cities
year on speeding up the construction of small cities and towns. /wtnarchive/1996/6/4_6.html   (180 words)

 Sub-provincial city - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
prefecture-level cities, which are completely ruled by their provinces.
Guangzhou, Harbin and Chengdu are the largest sub-provincial cities; each has a population exceeding that of the municipality of Tianjin.
The original 16 sub-provincial cities were created in on February 25, 1994 by the /wiki/Sub-provincial_cities   (180 words)
These prefecture-level cities are in turn divided into 100 county-level divisions (17 county-level cities, 19 counties, 8 autonomous counties, and 56 districts), which are then further subdivided into 1511 township-level divisions (613 towns, 301 townships, 77 ethnic townships, and 520 subdistricts).
Wunu Mountain City, a Koguryo site found in Huanren Manchu Autonomous County, is part of a combined UNESCO World Heritage Site that also includes sites in Ji'an, Jilin.
The city of Anshan, for example, is home to one of the largest iron and steel complexes in China. /browse/wiki/Liaoning   (1272 words) >> Encyclopedia >> Anhui
The 17 prefecture-level divisions of Anhui are subdivided into 105 county-level divisions (44 districts, 5 county-level cities, and 56 counties).
She County is famous for the She Inkstone, one of the most preferred types of inkstones (a required tool in traditional calligraphy).
The name "Anhui" derives from the names of two cities in south Anhui, Anqing and Huizhou (now Huangshan City). /research/encyclopedia.cgi?subject=/Anhui   (1531 words) Fujian Article
The county-level cities are controlled by the regional municipalities on behalf of the province.
The prefecture-level cities are subdivided into 14 county-level cities, 27 districts and 45 counties.
It is a tough challenge for the government at all levels to sustain the development at the same time to preserve the unique and vital natural and cultural heritage of Fujian. /fujian.html   (1531 words)

 The Great Wall Online
Under these cities are 172 counties (county level cities and districts), including 108 counties, 6 autonomous counties of minority nationalities, 22 county level cities, and 36 city districts.
Under the counties are 1968 towns and townships (933 towns, 1,035 townships), consisting of 49,824 villagers¡¯ committees and 2,824 city residents¡¯ committees.
In February 1958 the city of Tianjin was incorporated into Hebei Province, and the capital was moved to Tianjin. /node2/english/jbmm/userobject1ai210697.html   (1531 words)

This dataset is composed of boundary files covering the administrative regions of Jilin, including 1 prefecture, 1 autonomous prefecture, 22 counties, 3 autonomous counties, 6 cities at the prefecture level, 16 cities at the county level, and 18 districts represented in 48 polygons.
It is part of the China Administrative Regions GIS Data: 1:1M, County Level, 1990.
The ARC/INFO® export format file t2290 is the Jilin province administrative regions GIS data in 1:1M, county level, on 31 December 1990. /china/admin/bnd90/t2290.html   (98 words)

 Online Encyclopedia and Dictionary - Inner Mongolia
The 12 prefecture-level divisions of Inner Mongolia are subdivided into 101 county-level divisions, including 21 districts, 11 county-level cities, 17 counties, 49 banners, and 3 autonomous banners.
Many of the prefecture-level cities were converted very recently from leagues.
Inner Mongolia is divided into 12 prefecture-level divisions, including 9 prefecture-level cities and 3 leagues. /encyclopedia/Inner_Mongolia   (1244 words)

 Wikipedia: Jiangxi
The above cities contain ten county-class cities, seventy counties, and nineteen city-administered districts.
Gan (贛): now a county under Ganzhou City (赣州市)
Near the small city of Yingtan (鹰潭) is the resort area Longhushan (龙虎山) which purports to be the birthplace of Taoism (道教) and hence has great symbolic value to Taoists. /wikipedia/en/j/ji/jiangxi.html   (560 words)

 Political divisions of China
County-level cities (县级市 xiànjíshì) are, like prefecture-level cities, not "cities" in the traditional sense of the word, since they are actually large administrative regions that cover both urban and rural areas.
The Republic of China administers 32 county-administered cities, 226 rural townships, and 61 urban townships.
Since these two cities were elevated after 1949 by a government the PRC considered no longer legitimate, the PRC does not consider them to be centrally administered municipalities and refers to Taipei, and not Jhongsing Village, as the provincial capital of Taiwan. /Political_divisions_of_China   (2911 words)

At first, this project had seemed plausible because not all the provincial yearbooks contained statistics for the counties and county-level cities in that particular province and, for those yearbooks that did include these statistics, the number of variables reported on was not very large.
[15] It is important to note that districts within large cities also rank as county-level units, but that the yearbooks that included statistics for the county-level units in a particular province did not always include statistics for the districts within a city, although statistics for the city as a whole are available.
Huibin Cai, all the statistics for the county level units to be found in the provincial statistical yearbooks for the years 1990 and 1991 (i.e., the statistics in the 1991 and 1992 yearbooks, respectively) have now been entered. /data/provyrbk/yrbkdoc.htm   (2911 words)

 China - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch
Recent divisions also include prefecture-level cities, county-level cities, town s and township s.
Those who passed the highest level of the exam became elite scholar-officials known as jinshi, a highly esteemed position.
Below that, there have been prefecture s, subprefecture s, department s, commanderies, district s, and counties. /china.htm   (2911 words)

 The Ultimate Jiangsu - American History Information Guide and Reference
The 13 prefecture-level divisions of Jiangsu are subdivided into 106 county-level divisions (54 districts, 27 county-level cities, and 25 counties).
Today south Jiangsu remains one of the richest parts of China, and Shanghai, arguably the wealthiest and most cosmopolitan of mainland China cities, is a direct extension of south Jiangsu culture.
Suzhou and Wuxi, two southern cities of Jiangsu in close proximity to neighbouring Shanghai Municipality, have since become particularly prosperous, being among the top 10 cities in China in gross domestic product and outstripping the provincial capital of Nanjing. /american_history/Jiangsu   (2724 words)

 Xinjing - China Tour - Travel to China
Four of the county-level cities do not belong to any prefecture, so are administered directly by the province.
Below them, there are 11 districts, 20 county-level cities, 62 counties, and 6 autonomous counties.
The demographic transformation is commonly held as a threat to Uyghurs and other non-Han ethnicities in maintaining their culture, in a case similar to that of Tibet. /virtual/Xinjing   (765 words)

 Wikinfo Fujian
The county-level cities are controlled by the regional municipalities on behalf of the province.
The prefecture-level cities are subdivided into 14 county-level cities, 27 districts and 45 counties.
Although few prefectures were established during the Qin and Han dynasties, the area mainly served as penal colony for prisoners and dissidents. /wiki.php?title=Fujian   (1195 words)

The 11 prefecture-level divisions of Shanxi are subdivided into 119 county-level divisions (23 districts, 11 county-level cities, and 85 counties).
In addition to the major cities there are also the following sights:
Ancient City of Pingyao is a town and a World Heritage Site near Taiyuan noted for its preservation of many features of northern Han Chinese culture, architecture, and way of life during the Ming and Qing Dynasties. /en/Shanxi.htm   (981 words)

 Renseignements internationaux - Medical Waste In China
According to the regulation: all prefecture-level cities and above which have no centralized medical waste treatment facilities should build one within one year, while all county-level cities should build one within two years.
People’s governments at and above county level are responsible for the establishment of centralized medical waste disposal facilities.
It is planned to require that medical waste must be safely treated in cities with a population of more than 200,000. /epic/internet/inimr-ri.nsf/fr/gr125555f.html   (925 words)

 Prefecture-level city - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A sub-prefecture-level city is a county-level city with powers approaching those of prefecture-level cities.
Baoding (Hebei Province), Zhoukou (Henan), Nanyang (Henan), and Linyi (Shandong) are the largest prefecture-level cities, superseding the population of Tianjin, the least populous municipality.
Prefecture-level cities form the second level of the administrative structure (alongside prefectures, leagues and autonomous prefectures). /wiki/Prefecture-level_city   (404 words)

 Pacific Affairs: Cities In China: Recipes for Economic Development in the Reform Era
It looks specifically at the role of local governments, as opposed to provincial governments or Beijing itself, in determining the path of economic development, and focuses on fourteen cities that were selected as examples of four different urban classifications: provincial cities, deputy-provincial cities, prefecture-level cities, and county-level cities.
In three of the chapters, both cities are judged to be "similarly successful," as in the case of Qingdao and Dalian, so the authors' goals are to identify common factors promoting growth.
The methodology has authors compare recent economic development in their two cities, explaining both similarities and differences in light of local conditions such as geographic location and historical role, as well as the power and ingenuity of local political leaders and business entrepreneurs. /p/articles/mi_qa3680/is_200007/ai_n8890755   (662 words)

 Guangdong - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The current immediate administrative divisions of Guangdong consist of 21 prefecture-level cities, which include, in total, 49 districts, 30 county-level cities, 42 counties, and 3 autonomous counties.
Cities around the Pearl River Delta include Dongguan, Foshan, Guangzhou, Huizhou, Jiangmen, Shenzhen, Shunde, Taishan, Zhongshan and Zhuhai.
In the Han Dynasty, it is in Jiao Prefecture (交州). /keyword/Guangdong_Province.php   (1171 words)

 Middle East Open Encyclopedia: Nanping
The prefecture-level city city of Ningde administers 1 district, 4 county-level cities and 5 counties.
Nanping (Simplified Chinese: 南平; Hanyu Pinyin: Nánpíng) is a prefecture-level city in northwestern Fujian province, People's Republic of China.
It borders Ningde City to the east, Sanming City to the south, and the provinces of Zhejiang and Jiangxi to the north and west respectively. /ref?title=Nanping   (223 words)

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