ZHIFU ISLAND (Chinese : 芝罘島; pinyin : Zhīfú dǎo;
Wade–Giles : Chih-fu tao) or NORTH ISLAND (Chinese : 北島; pinyin
: Běi dǎo;
Wade–Giles : Pei tao), is an islet with historical
* 1 Etymologies * 2 Administration * 3 History * 4 Geography * 5 References
* "A Barrier in the Shape of a Magical Plant"
* Zhi is a magical and powerful plant, which the island's shape resembles * Fu a barrier of ocean
* A magical mountain name (significance unknown)
* From Qin Dynasty's Zhifu (之罘), officially changed to the
present character in late
Archeological excavations have uncovered over 200 artifacts,
including stone axes, and short axes (錛 : Bēn), pottery fragments,
bone needles, and bone hairpins. These and
People were buried here during the
Because of a legend of a
* During his second visit in 218 BC, he left the inscription: "Arrived at Fu, and carved the stone" (登之罘，刻石). * The last time he visited (210 BC) he wrote: "Came to Fu, saw an enormous stone, and shot one fish" (至之罘，見巨石，射殺一魚).
Today, there are places like Shihuang Avenue (始皇道 Shihuang
Dao), and Fish-shooting Tower (射魚台 Sheyu Tai) named after the
emperor. Having failed to discover the elixir, Qin Shihuang dispatched
the court sorcerer
After performing a ceremony in the Yangzhu Temple, Emperor Wudi of
the Han Dynasty also left an inscription in 94 BC: "Arrived at Zhifu,
which floats on Great Ocean. Mountains call out '
Ten thousand years
Now, the island is mainly a tourist attraction where clams and abalones can be fished here in abundance.
The island's largest mountain is Laoye
* ^ Aikman, David. (2006). Qi. Publishing Group. ISBN 0-8054-3293-0 , ISBN 978-0-8054-3293-0 . p 91.
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* Fushan * Laishan * Muping * Zhifu
County -level cities
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County-level divisions of
* Shizhong District
* Huaiyin District
* Licheng District
* Weicheng District
* Lanshan District
* Hedong District
* Yucheng City
* Pingyuan County