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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Jiayuguan is a prefecture-level city in north-western Gansu Province and is most famous for the nearby Jiavu Pass, the largest and most intact of its kind on the Great Wall of China.
Tajik cities of Dushanbe, Khorog, Khujand, Kulob and Bokhtar (formerly Qurghon Teppa) together with 20 other cities of Central Asia will collaborate with Yangzhou, a prefecture-level city in China's central Jiangsu Province, in the field of tourism, Trend reports referring tonews.tj.
Currently, Hezhou is the only prefecture-level city in Guangxi without a flood control system.
China Information Technology announced that it has entered into a contract for the sale of 3,000 CNIT cloud-based elevator ad terminals to be installed in office buildings and residential communities throughout Guilin, a prefecture-level city in the northeast of China, and Yichang, the second largest city in the province after the capital, Wuhan.
Modern-day Luoyang is a dusty, prefecture-level city located in the landlocked Henan province, but in its heyday, it had been a city to rival Chang'an with better communications links with the realm.
We applied this method to identify the names of the service centers in every prefecture-level city in China.
PEKyN (CyHAN)- China's State Council, or the cabinet, has approved the application of Shannan in Tibet Autonomous Region to become the fifth prefecture-level city in the region, local authorities announced on Tuesday.
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.
China Central Television reported that Taihe village in Dingxi, a prefecture-level city in the southeast of Gansu, was badly damaged in the quake, with almost all houses collapsed.
(9) It is necessary to distinguish a prefecture-level city from a prefecture administrative unit.
Bank of Jiujiang, earlier known as Jiujiang City Commercial Bank, was founded in 2000 and is based in the Jiujiang prefecture-level city.
It is under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Shaoxing.