Xiji County

Xiji
西吉县
ثِ‌ڭِ ثِيًا
Xiji in Guyuan
Xiji in Guyuan
Guyuan in Ningxia
Guyuan in Ningxia
Coordinates: 35°58′06″N 105°43′02″E / 35.96833°N 105.7173°E / 35.96833; 105.7173Coordinates: 35°58′06″N 105°43′02″E / 35.96833°N 105.7173°E / 35.96833; 105.7173
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Autonomous regionNingxia
Prefecture-level cityGuyuan
Area
 • Total3,129.4 km2 (1,208.3 sq mi)
Population
 • Total354,321
 • Density110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)

Xiji County (simplified Chinese: 西吉县; traditional Chinese: 西吉縣; pinyin: Xījí Xiàn, Xiao'erjing=ثِ‌ڭِ ثِيًا) is a county under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Guyuan in the southwest of the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of China, bordering Gansu province to the west. It has a total area of 3,985 km2 (1,539 sq mi), and a population of 480,800 people, including 263,000 Hui people.

Characteristics

Xiji County is an agricultural county, and its main product are wheat, pea, potatoes, buckwheat, vegetables. Common vegetables grown include cabbage, Chinese cabbage, celery, tomatoes, chili peppers, cucumbers, garlic, and melons. The county government is located in the town of Jiqiang, and the district's postal code is 756200.

Administrative divisions

Xiji County has 3 towns and 7 townships.

3 towns
  • Jiqiang (吉强镇, ڭِ‌ٿِيَانْ چٍ)
  • Pingfeng (平峰镇, پِئٍ‌فٍْ جٍ)
  • Xinglong (兴隆镇, ثٍْ‌لْو جٍ)
7 townships
  • Wangmin (王民乡, وَانْ‌مٍ ثِيَانْ)
  • Xitan (西滩乡, ثِ‌تًا ثِيَانْ)
  • Xingping (兴平乡, ثٍْ‌پِئٍ ثِيَانْ)
  • Zhenhu (震湖乡, جٍ‌خُ ثِيَانْ)
  • Majian (马建乡, مَاڭِيًا ثِيَانْ)
  • Tianping (田坪乡, تِيًاپِئٍ ثِيَانْ)
  • Hongyao (红耀乡, خوْیَوْ ثِيَانْ)


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