Dali County

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Dali County
County
Chinese transcription(s)
 • Traditional 大荔縣
 • Simplified 大荔县
 • Pinyin Dàlì Xiàn
Country  China
Province Shaanxi
Prefecture Weinan
Time zone China standard time (UTC+8)

Dali County is a county of Weinan, Shaanxi, China.

Dali County is a county in Weinan city of Shaanxi Province in China. It covers 1766 square kilometers. The population in 2002 was 690 thousand. Its economy focuses on agriculture, mainly yielding cotton and fruits, such as watermelon. Dali was a county dated back to Qin Dynasty. It used to be named as Linjin, Dali, Wuxiang, Fengyi, Tongzhou, etc.

Administration[edit]

Dali County governs 13 towns which are Chengguan, Zhaoyi, Xuzhuang, Nianqiao, Fengcun, Anren, Shuangquan, Liangyi, Fanjia, Gaoming, Guanchi, Qiangbai, and Weilin, as well as 13 villages which are Nianqiao, Duanjia, Hujia, Buchang, Boshi, Shicao, Sucun, Bayu, Xiazhai, Xizhai, Zhangjia, Shadi, Pingmin, and Zhaodu.

Famous Figures[edit]

Ruoxi Zhang, former Minister of Education Ministry of PRC, is from Zhaoyi town in Dali county.

Fengshou Shi, an expert of rapid calculation, is also from this county.

Huaiying Dang was man of letters in Jin Dynasty. His ancestral home is Dali county.

Xiandeng Ma was an official and a successful candidate in the highest imperial examinations in late Qing Dynasty.

Coordinates: 34°47′01″N 109°58′36″E / 34.78361°N 109.97667°E / 34.78361; 109.97667