Tieling (simplified Chinese: 铁岭; traditional Chinese: 鐵嶺; pinyin: Tiělíng; literally: "iron peak") is one of 14 prefecture-level citys in Liaoning province of the People's Republic of China.Tieling is a city where coal mining is an important industry. The famous Chinese skit and sitcom actor, director, and entrepreneur Zhao Benshan was born in Tieling. Chinese director Zhang Meng was born in Tieling.

Prefecture-level city
The Tieling City Government Building with Ruyi Lake
The Tieling City Government Building with Ruyi Lake
Tieling is located in Liaoning
Location of the city centre in Liaoning
Coordinates: 42°13′25.72″N 123°43′34.54″E / 42.2238111°N 123.7262611°E
Country People's Republic of China
Province Liaoning
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)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Prefecture-level city 2,717,732
 • Density 210/km2 (540/sq mi)
 • Urban 1,133,277
 • Urban density 1,800/km2 (4,600/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 112000
Area code(s) 24
ISO 3166 code CN-LN-12
Licence plates 辽M
Administrative division code 211200
Website www.tieling.gov.cn


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.[3]


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


There are several sightseeing spots:

Longshou Mountain Scenic Area in Yinzhou District Tieling City 12

Longshou Mountain Scenic Area

Scenery in Tieling New City part ii 03

Ruyi Lake

Tieling - Yingang Shuyuan

Yingang Academy


Tieling has abundant mineral resources,[4]including gold, silver, aluminium, etc.


See also


  1. ^ "Demographics of Tieling". Official website of the government of Tieling City. Government of Tieling. Retrieved 30 June 2018.
  2. ^ "The data of 6th census in Tieling". Tieling Statistical Information Net. Tieling Statistical Bureau.
  3. ^ "Ethnics of Tieling City". Government of Tieling City. Retrieved 30 June 2018.
  4. ^ "Natural resources of Tieling". Official website of Tieling government. Tieling Government.

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Coordinates: 42°13′25.72″N 123°43′34.54″E / 42.2238111°N 123.7262611°E

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