What is Weifang known for?


Festival Painting Annual Board of Yangjiabu (杨家埠木版年画), one of the three most famous Chinese folk paintings in history, began from the end of the Ming Dynasty. It reached the peak of its development during the Qing Dynasty. People usually replace the old Annual Broads with the new ones on the eve of Spring Festival, which is the most important festival in China, in order to give blessings to the family and friends for the following year. The subjects of Annual Board of Yangjiabu are various, which include flowers, beauties, landscapes, characters from myths and legends. The architecture skills such as concise lines and bright colors reflect the distinctive characteristics of people in Weifang. Papercutting thumb right 150px Chinese Paper Cutting Chinese papercutting (File:DogYearPaperCutting.jpg), in a style that is practically identical to the original 6th century form Papercutting, the art of cutting paper designs, has a history of over in the city of Gaomi. This widespread handicraft has unique styles, such as strong contrast in color, straight and simple line and exaggerated outline. The characters mostly come from the dramatic stories, flowers and birds, as well as some fantastic symbols. Cuisine *Ji-Ya Hele ("'''鸡鸭和乐'''") Weifang Ji-Ya Hele is said to have originated in Shanxi Province, China. Later on, it was brought to Weifang, Shandong Province. The name "Hele" (和乐), a kind of noodle, was developed from the word "Helou" (河漏), a noodle name once used in history. Weifang Ji-Ya Hele is cooked with various ingredients, stewed with chicken and duck soup. To make delicious "Hele" Noodles, we need to put the "Hele" noodles into the pot. After it is fully boiled, add chicken, duck, Sliced Meatball, salted vegetables and spicy oil in the noodles. In 1997, Ji-Ya Hele was honored as a "Chinese Famous Snack" by China Cuisine Association. Notable people *Zheng Xuan (127–200), Eastern Han Dynasty Confucian (Confucianism) scholar *Liu Yong (Liu Yong (Qing Dynasty)) (1719–1805), renowned Qing Dynasty bureaucrat References


and the USA. * Weifang, China (People's Republic of China), since 2004 With Jinan serving as the province's economic and cultural centre, the province's economic prowess has led to the development of modern coastal cities located at Qingdao, Weihai, and Yantai. In addition, Weifang and Zaozhuang are also upstart cities. Jinan is positioned at the intersection of two major

strong business

. The local government holds an open policy of introduction of foreign capital, and has established strong business relationships with more than fifty countries and regions. '''Dongying''' (


area is undergoing heavy construction (welcome to Weifang). From the station take bus 56 to get to the downtown spots. 'As with every train station in the country, beware of the taxi drivers waiting to overcharge unsuspecting foreigners.' This previous para, is incorrect or old information now, and should be removed. All Green and Gold taxis are "Beijing Hyundai Elantra's" they are all correctly metered The Blue taxis, which are slowly being replaced, are Volks Wagon Santana's

about 2 hours and costs 70 rnb. ''Travel tip'': buses in China generally do not have toilets on them and they sometimes go for hours (especially sleeper buses) without stopping. Get around By bus Weifang buses much like the city itself are new and therefore quite comfortable when not peak travel times. Buses start around 6AM ending at about 10PM in the summer and 9PM in the winter. The two main roads are Dongfeng Jie and Shengli Jie which bus #16 and #56 both service. Bus 16

follows a circular loop along both of these two main streets while bus 56 starts at the train station and ends at the other side of the city at Weifang University. By Taxi 90 % of the taxi's in Weifang are now green and gold taxi's, these are Hyundai Elantra's. The older blue are slowly being replaced, they are Volks Wagon Santana's. Taxi's will go 3 kilometers before adding about 1.6 yuan per each extra kilometer. An extra one yuan fuel fee is to be paid to the driver at the end of your

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Köppen ''Dwa Cwa'', respectively), with hot, humid summers, and cold but dry winters. Monthly daily average temperatures range from

traditional games

email address lat long directions Bus 16, 20, 56 and many other buses stop here. phone tollfree fax hours price content is located in the financial district, across from the giant Bank of China. A nice place to witness old men playing traditional games of chess or cards or other games, buy a kite, or people watch. The Museum is worth a look to glimpse kites from around the world and the brush up on your kite history. *

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- White Deer Grotto Academy - White Horse Temple - White Jade River - William H. Hinton - William Hung - William Jardine (William Jardine (surgeon)) - William John Napier, 9th Lord Napier of Merchistoun - William Pitt Amherst, 1st Earl Amherst - Wing Chun - WingTsun - Witness Lee - Wok - Wok with Yan - Wonch'uk - Wong - Wong Faye - Wong Fei Hung - Wong Kar-wai - Wong Tai Sin - Wong Tai Sin, Hong Kong - Wong Tai Sin

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content Authentic '''Korean''' food made by Koreans: '''汉江韩国料理'''. * *

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-level city in Shandong, both by area and population, Linyi borders Rizhao to the east, Weifang to the northeast, Zibo to the north, Tai'an to the northwest, Jining (Jining, Shandong) to the west, Zaozhuang to the southwest, and the province of Jiangsu to the south. The city Linyi (临沂) literally means "close by Yi river". These defiant actions by Tian, who had already angered Li Zhengji, then ruling Pinglu Circuit (平盧, then headquartered in modern Weifang


:''For the World War II civilian internment camp at Weifang see Weihsien Compound.''

'''Weifang''' ( ) is a prefecture-level city in central Shandong province, People's Republic of China. It borders Dongying to the northwest, Zibo to the west, Linyi to the southwest, Rizhao to the south, Qingdao to the east, and looks out to the Laizhou Bay to the north. Its population was 9,086,241 at the 2010 census whom 2,659,938 in the built-up (''or metro'') area made up of 4 urban districts (''Kuiwen, Weicheng, Hanting and Fangzi'') and Changle County largely being urbanized. http: www.citypopulation.de php china-shandong-admin.php

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