Longxi County

Longxi County
陇西县
Longxi is located in Gansu
Longxi
Longxi
Location of the seat in Gansu
Coordinates: 35°05′N 104°39′E / 35.083°N 104.650°E / 35.083; 104.650Coordinates: 35°05′N 104°39′E / 35.083°N 104.650°E / 35.083; 104.650
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceGansu
Prefecture-level cityDingxi
County seatGongchang
Area
 • Total2,408 km2 (930 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total522,500[1]
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
748100
Area code0932
Websitewww.cnlongxi.gov.cn
Longxi County
Traditional Chinese隴西縣
Simplified Chinese陇西县

Longxi is a county under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Dingxi in the southeast of Gansu Province, China.

Administration

Longxi has twelve towns and five townships.[2] The county seat is Gongchang.[3]

Towns
  • Gongchang (巩昌镇)
  • Wenfeng (文峰镇)
  • Shouyang (首阳镇)
  • Caizi (菜子镇)
  • Fuxing (福星镇)
  • Tong'anyi (通安驿镇)
  • Yuntian (云田镇)
  • Biyan (碧岩镇)
  • Mahe (马河镇)
Towns upgraded to townships
  • Kezhai (柯寨镇)
  • Shuangquan (双泉镇)
  • Quanjiawan (权家湾镇)
Townships
  • Weiyang (渭阳乡)
  • Hongwei (宏伟乡)
  • Heping (和平乡)
  • Dexing (德兴乡)
  • Yongji (永吉乡)

Economy

The Longxi economy is mainly based on agriculture, cultivation of ingredients used in Traditional Chinese medicine, and production of aluminium. Astragalus and Codonopsis, among other medicinal plants, are grown and processed for traditional medicine in the Longxi region.[4]

Tourism

  • Renshou Mountain Forest Park (仁寿山森林公园)
  • Lijia Long palace (李家龙宫)[5]
  • Baochang building (保昌楼)
  • Wenfeng tower (文峰塔)
  • Wenfeng herbal medicine market (文峰药材市场)[6]

External links

  • Longxi County Government website

References

  1. ^ "定西市人民政府 县区概况 陇西县".
  2. ^ "统计用区划代码 www.stats.gov.cn" (in Chinese). XZQH. Retrieved 2020-12-27.
  3. ^ "Geography of Longxi County" (in Chinese). Longxi County Government website. Archived from the original on 2007-07-03. Retrieved 2009-11-06.
  4. ^ 陇西中医药介绍.
  5. ^ "陇西李氏文化网_李家龙宫".
  6. ^ 中医药产业.

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