Daming County

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Daming County
大名县
County
Daming is located in Hebei
Daming
Daming
Location in Hebei
Coordinates: 36°17′N 115°09′E / 36.283°N 115.150°E / 36.283; 115.150Coordinates: 36°17′N 115°09′E / 36.283°N 115.150°E / 36.283; 115.150
Country People's Republic of China
Province Hebei
Prefecture-level city Handan
Area
 • Total 1,052 km2 (406 sq mi)
Elevation 47 m (155 ft)
Population
 • Total 749,000
 • Density 710/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 056900
Website http://dm.hd.gov.cn/

Daming (Chinese: 大名; pinyin: Dàmíng; literally: "great name") is a county of far southern Hebei province, People's Republic of China, bordering the provinces of Shandong to the east and Henan to the south. It is under the administration of Handan City.

It was formerly known as Beijing under the Northern Song dynasty, who used it as their northern capital.[1]

Administrative divisions[edit]

Daming County has 6 towns, 13 townships, and 1 ethnic township.[2]

Towns:

Townships:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Theobald, Ulrich. China Knowledge. "Chinese History - Song Dynasty 宋 (960-1279): Map and Geography". Accessed 19 Oct 2012.
  2. ^ "2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:大名县" (in Simplified Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2012-07-19. 

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