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Juye () is a
county A county is a geographical region of a country used for administrative or other purposesChambers Dictionary, L. Brookes (ed.), 2005, Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd, Edinburgh in certain modern nations. The term is derived from the Old French ...
in western
Shandong Shandong (; Chinese postal romanization, alternately romanized as Shantung) is a coastal Provinces of China, province of the China, People's Republic of China and is part of the East China region. Shandong has played a major role in History of ...
province which is under the administration of Heze municipality. The county is 1,303 square km in area and has a population of approximately 910,000.


History

Juye originally belonged to Huxi prefecture.


Qing & Republic

Juye was the site of the " Juye Incident" on November 1, 1897. The murder of Christian missionaries was used by the German Empire as an excuse to occupy Jiaozhou Bay.


Liberation

From 1949 to 1952 Huxi prefecture (Juye and the other county-level parts) was under the provincial administration of Pingyuan (province), Pingyuan. In April 1953 Huxi was dismantled and its parts shared out. Juye then came into its present municipal region of Heze.


Administrative divisions

As 2012, this County is divided to 2 subdistricts and 15 towns. ;Subdistricts * Fenghuang Subdistrict () * Yongfeng Subdistrict () ;Towns


References


External links


Juye Online
(Chinese)
Juye Merchant Network
(Chinese) County-level divisions of Shandong Heze {{Shandong-geo-stub