Huishi

Huishi
会师镇
Huining, Baiyin, Gansu, China - panoramio (1).jpg
CountryChina
ProvinceGansu
Prefecture-level cityBaiyin
CountyHuining
Highest elevation
[1]
2,100 m (6,900 ft)
Lowest elevation
[1]
1,800 m (5,900 ft)
Population
[1]
 • Town136,000
 • Urban
42,500
 • Rural
18,600

Huishi is a town of Huining County, Gansu, China. It is also the county seat. The town had a population of 136,000 in 2019. In October 1936, the Red Army met in Huishi to celebrate the end of the Long March.[2][3][1] The town is named after this event,[4] its name literally means 'meeting of the armies'.

Huishi governs over 8 residential communities and 8 villages.[5]

References

  1. ^ a b c d "会宁概况 - 会宁县人民政府". www.huining.gov.cn. Retrieved 2021-03-10.
  2. ^ Huang, Zhen (1982). Sketches on the Long March. Foreign Languages Press. ISBN 978-0-8351-0994-9.
  3. ^ Translations from Red Flag. Joint Publications Research Service. 1986.
  4. ^ "甘肃省白银市会宁县会师镇地名介绍". www.tcmap.com.cn. Retrieved 2021-03-10.
  5. ^ "2020年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码". www.stats.gov.cn. Retrieved 2021-03-10.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)

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