(chinadaily.com.cn)| Updated : 2018-05-15Print Print
Sports Center in Zibo, Shandong province [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]
As a Shandong Peninsula economy opening zone city approved by China’s State Council and a “larger city”, Zibo has local legislative power. It is also a typical group-style city, with a total area of 5,938 square km and a total population of 4.2 million. It governs five districts -- Zhangdian, Zichuan, Boshan, Zhoucun and Linzi -- and three counties -- Huantai, Yiyuan and Gaoqing.