Yueqing

Yueqing

Yueqing
乐清市
County-level city
Country China
Province Zhejiang
Prefecture-level city Wenzhou
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Yueqing (simplified Chinese: 乐清市; traditional Chinese: 樂清市; pinyin: Yuèqīng Shì), sometimes mis-pronounced and misspelled as "Leqing", is a county-level city under the administration of Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province, in eastern China. It lies on the coast of the East China Sea, by the Yueqing Bay.

Ningbo–Taizhou–Wenzhou Railway, a high-speed railway line, runs through Yueqing and has one station in Yueqing. Also the G15 Shenyang–Haikou Expressway passes through Yueqing.

Much of the Yandang Mountains lie in Yueqing.

Incidents

The Qian Yunhui Incident took place in Puqi town (蒲岐镇, Púqí zhen) in Yueqing. Qian Yunhui was the head of a village called Zhaiqiao (寨桥村, Zhàiqiáo Cūn) in Puqi.