Dijishi

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Dijishi

In China, a political subdivision roughly equivalent to a metropolitan area. A dijishi ranks below a province but above a county.
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Economic Vitality -- Suzhou now ranks among the top five across China and takes the first spot as a prefecture-level city in terms of GDP.
YaAiian Municipality is a prefecture-level city in the western part of Sichuan province, with an area of 15,300 sq.
Wen Yibo, Chairman of Sound Global, comments that Jiangsu Province is a major industrial province in China, and Yancheng City, known as the "Metropolis of Eastern Wetlands", is the biggest prefecture-level city with the vastest marine area in Jiangsu Province.
According to Xinhua News Agency, the fatalities occurred mostly in Min and Zhang counties, as well as in Li County in the prefecture-level city of Longnan.
9) It is necessary to distinguish a prefecture-level city from a prefecture administrative unit.
Hilton Garden Inn Shaoxing located in Shaoxing, a prefecture-level city in northeastern Zhejiang Province, is expected to be open by the end of this year, while DoubleTree by Hilton, Shaoxing County is due to open by the end of 2013.
UMC) is reportedly planning to build a solar-power plant in Rushan City in Weihai, a prefecture-level city in Shandong Province, China, after applying for permission from Jining City to invest in the solar and LED business.
The joint venture and its operational base will be headquartered in Zhuhai, a prefecture-level city by the Pearl River Delta on the southern coast of Guangdong province and an hour by fast ferry from Hong Kong.
29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dongguan is a prefecture-level city in China's Guangdong province and one of "the four tigers of Guangdong.
Showa Denko (SDK) leading Japanese chemical engineering firm has accomplished a new plant in Nantong City, prefecture-level city in Jiangsu province, People's Republic of China for manufacturing high-purity aluminum foil for electrolytic capacitors which was marked by achievement ceremony inaugurated on October 11.
Xinhua said the admission came after a preliminary investigation traced the origin of some of the thousands of dead pigs found in a section of the river in Shanghai to Jiaxing, a prefecture-level city in the northern part of Zhejiang.
It became a prefecture-level city with the approval of the State Council in 1987.