Kangle County

Kangle County
康乐县
کَانْ‌لِ ثِيًآ
Kangle in Linxia
Kangle in Linxia
Linxia in Gansu
Linxia in Gansu
Coordinates (Kangle government): 35°22′14″N 103°42′30″E / 35.3705°N 103.7084°E / 35.3705; 103.7084Coordinates: 35°22′14″N 103°42′30″E / 35.3705°N 103.7084°E / 35.3705; 103.7084
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceGansu
Autonomous prefectureLinxia
Area
 • Total1,083 km2 (418 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)
 • Total277,700
 • Density260/km2 (660/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
731500

Kangle County (simplified Chinese: 康乐县; traditional Chinese: 康樂縣; pinyin: Kānglè Xiàn; Wade–Giles: K’ang-lo Hsien, Xiao'erjing: کَانْ‌لِ ثِيًآ) is a county in the Linxia Hui Autonomous Prefecture, Gansu province of the People's Republic of China. With ethnic minority of the Dongxiang.

According to Chapter of Geography of History book of Song Dynasty (Chinese: 宋史地理志), Kangle County was first established in 1073 (sixth year of the Emperor Shenzong of Song era, Northern Song dynasty: Chinese: 北宋熙寧六年).

Administrative divisions

Kangle County is divided to 5 towns and 10 townships.[1]

Towns
  • Fucheng (附城镇)
  • Suji (苏集镇)
  • Rouge (胭脂镇)
  • Jinggu (景古镇)
  • Lianlu (莲麓镇)
Townships
  • Kangfeng Township(康丰乡)
  • Huguan Township(虎关乡)
  • Ruchuan Township(流川乡)
  • Baiwang Township(白王乡)
  • Basong Township(八松乡)
  • Minglu Township(鸣鹿乡)
  • Badan Township(八丹乡)
  • Shangwan Township(上湾乡)
  • Caotan Township(草滩乡)
  • Wuhu Township(五户乡)

Sources

  1. ^ "统计用区划代码 www.stats.gov.cn" (in Chinese). XZQH. Retrieved 2012-05-26.
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