Wenling

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Wenling (Wenling dialect: Ueng-ling Zy [ʔuəŋ ʔliŋ zɿ]; simplified Chinese: 温岭市; traditional Chinese: 溫嶺市; pinyin: Wēnlǐng Shì) is a coastal county-level city in the municipal region of Taizhou, in southeastern Zhejiang province, China. It borders Luqiao and Huangyan to the north, Yuhuan to the south, Yueqing to the west, looks out to the East China Sea to the east.

Wenling locates on 28°22'N, 121°21'E, approximately 300 km (190 mi) south of Shanghai. Jiangxia Tidal Power Station is located there as well as a number of e-waste recycling centers which have contributed to soil contamination in the region. One can walk from Greenville, Liberia to Wenling, China in a theoretical straight line. The county-level city of Wenling currently administers 5 subdistricts and 11 towns. Taiping Subdistrict (Tha-bing Ka-dau)太平街道Chengdong Subdistrict (Zhing-tung Ka-dau)城東街道Chengxi Subdistrict (Zhing-shi Ka-dau)城西街道Chengbei Subdistrict (Zhing-puk Ka-dau)城北街道Hengfeng Subdistrict (Wang-fung Ka-dau)橫峰街道Daxi Town (Da-khi Cing)大溪鎮Zeguo Town (Dzak-kuk Cing)澤國鎮Xinhe Town (Shing-ghou Cing)新河鎮Ruoheng Town (Niak-wong Cing)箬橫鎮Songmen Town (Shiung-meng Cing)松門鎮Wenqiao Town (Ueng-giau Cing)溫嶠鎮Wugen Town (U-keng Cing)塢根鎮Chengnan Town (Zhing-nae Cing)城南鎮Shiqiaotou Town (Zhik-giau-deu Cing)石橋頭鎮Binhai Town (Ping-he Cing)濱海鎮Shitang Town (Zhik-dong Cing)石塘鎮Like the majority of areas in Zhejiang, most people from Wenling speak a dialect of Wu Chinese, known as Wenling Hua. It is not mutually intelligible with Mandarin Chinese, and partially intelligible with Shanghainese. There is also a small portion of Min Nan speakers in the southeastern regions, especially in Shitang Town.

Country:
China
Region:
Asia
Population:
1,200,000 people
Safe tap water:
No, contaminated
Internet speed:
1 Mbps
Best wireless carrier:
Best coffee:
Starbucks
Cashless society:
No, cash only (esp. for foreigners)
Best taxi app:
Gender ratio (% man):
54 %
Power:
230V50Hz
Ambulance:
120
Fire department:
119
Police:
110

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