Hui County

Hui County
徽县
Huixian is located in Gansu
Huixian
Huixian
Location of the seat in Gansu
Coordinates: 33°51′54.00″N 106°01′19.20″E / 33.8650000°N 106.0220000°E / 33.8650000; 106.0220000Coordinates: 33°51′54.00″N 106°01′19.20″E / 33.8650000°N 106.0220000°E / 33.8650000; 106.0220000
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceGansu
Prefecture-level cityLongnan
Area
 • Total2,722.9 km2 (1,051.3 sq mi)
Highest elevation
[1] (near Jialing Town)
2,504 m (8,215 ft)
Lowest elevation
[1] (near Yuguan Township)
704 m (2,310 ft)
Population
 (2015)
 • Total223,500
 • Density82/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
742300
Websitezwfw.gshxzf.gov.cn/webSite/index.html

Hui County or Huixian (simplified Chinese: 徽县; traditional Chinese: 徽縣; pinyin: Huī Xiàn) is a county under the administration of Longnan City, in the southeast of Gansu Province, China, bordering Shaanxi province to the south. The postal code is 742300.[2]

The population was 209,113 in 1999.[3]

Administrative divisions

Map including Hui County (labeled as HUI-HSIEN (HWEIHSIEN) (walled) 徽縣) (AMS, 1955)

Hui County is divided into 13 towns and 2 townships:[4]

Towns
  • Chengguan (城关镇)
  • Fujia (伏家镇)
  • Jiangluo (江洛镇)
  • Niyang (泥阳镇)
  • Liulin (柳林镇)
  • Jialing (嘉陵镇)
  • Yongning (永宁镇)

-Towns are upgraded from Township.

  • Yinxingshu (银杏树镇)
  • Shuiyang (水阳镇)
  • Lichuan (栗川镇)
  • Mayanhe (麻沿河镇)
  • Gaoqiao (高桥镇)
  • Dahedian (大河店镇)
Townships
  • Yushu Township (榆树乡)
  • Yuguan Township (虞关乡)

References

  1. ^ a b http://gshxzf.gov.cn/cms/page/detail/id/4.html[bare URL]
  2. ^ (in English) Gansu postal codes Archived 2008-01-24 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ (in English) National Population Statistics Materials by County and City - 1999 Period, in China County & City Population 1999, Harvard China Historical GIS
  4. ^ "统计用区划代码 www.stats.gov.cn" (in Chinese). XZQH. Retrieved 2012-05-26.
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