|Administration Type||Prefecture-level city|
|City Seat|| Taishan District|
- Per Capita
¥73.21 billion (2004)
|Major Nationalities|| Han - 98.7%|
Hui - 1.02%
|CPC Committee Secretary||Yang Luyu (杨鲁豫)|
|Mayor||Li Hongfeng (李洪峰)|
|License Plate Prefix||鲁J|
|City Flower|| Crape-myrtle|
|City Tree|| Chinese scholartree|
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Tai'an is a prefecture-level city in western Shandong province, People's Republic of China. Centered around Mount Tai, the city borders the provincial capital of Jinan to the north, Laiwu to the northeast, Zibo to the east, Linyi to the southeast, Liaocheng to the extreme west and Jining to the south. To the west Tai'an is separated from the province of Henan by the Yellow River.
Tai'an is centered around Mount Tai.
Tai'an lies in the northern temperate zone and has a continental, semi-humid monsoon climate. The average annual temperatures are -2.6°C (minimum, in January), 12.9°C (average), and 26.4°C (maximum, in July). The average annual precipitation is 697 millimeter.
Shandong University of Science and Technology (http://www.sdkd.net.cn/english/eindex.htm)
Taishan Medical University (http://www.tsmc.edu.cn/)
Shandong Agricultural University (http://www.sdau.edu.cn/esdau/eindex.html)
Mount Tai College (http://www.tanc.edu.cn/)