Weiyuan County, Gansu

Weiyuan County
Weiyuan in Dingxi
Weiyuan in Dingxi
Dingxi in Gansu
Dingxi in Gansu
Coordinates: 35°08′12″N 104°12′55″E / 35.1368°N 104.2154°E / 35.1368; 104.2154Coordinates: 35°08′12″N 104°12′55″E / 35.1368°N 104.2154°E / 35.1368; 104.2154
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Prefecture-level cityDingxi
 • Land2,065 km2 (797 sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code

Weiyuan County is a county in Gansu province of the People's Republic of China. It is under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Dingxi. Its postal code is 748200, and its population in 2018 was 345,000 people.

Potatoes and traditional Chinese medicinal herbs such as Codonopsis, Angelica, Rhododendron and Astragalus form an important part of agricultural output. Furthermore, 485 kinds of wild Chinese herbal medicines are harvested.[1]

Weiyuan has a long history with 49 ancient cultural sites in the county, including neolithic sites, a Ming Dynasty wooden bridge, and a section of the Great Wall of China.[1]

Administrative divisions

Weiyuan County is divided to 12 towns and 4 townships.[2]

  • Qingyuan (巩昌镇)
  • Lianfeng (文峰镇)
  • Huichuan (首阳镇)
  • Wuzhu (菜子镇)
  • Luyuan (福星镇)
  • Beizhai (通安驿镇)
  • Xinzhai (云田镇)
  • Majiaji (碧岩镇)
  • Shadeyu (马河镇)
  • Qingping (柯寨镇)
  • Qijiamiao (双泉镇)
  • Shangwan (权家湾镇)
  • Da'an Township(渭阳乡)
  • Qinqi Township(宏伟乡)
  • Xiacheng Township(和平乡)
  • Tianjiahe Township (德兴乡)

See also


  1. ^ a b http://www.dingxi.gov.cn/art/2018/8/20/art_50_9339.html[bare URL]
  2. ^ "统计用区划代码 www.stats.gov.cn" (in Chinese). XZQH. Retrieved 2020-12-27.
  • Official website (Chinese)

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