Hongjiang

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Hongjiang
洪江市
County-level city
Hongjiang is located in Hunan
Hongjiang
Hongjiang
Location in Hunan
Coordinates: 27°11′28″N 109°49′08″E / 27.191°N 109.819°E / 27.191; 109.819Coordinates: 27°11′28″N 109°49′08″E / 27.191°N 109.819°E / 27.191; 109.819[1]
Country People's Republic of China
Province Hunan
Prefecture-level city Huaihua
Area[2]
 • Total 2,164.37 km2 (835.67 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 413,036
 • Density 190/km2 (490/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 4181XX
Website hjs.gov.cn

Hongjiang (Chinese: 洪江; pinyin: Hóngjiāng), formerly Qianyang County (simplified Chinese: 黔阳县; traditional Chinese: 黔陽縣; pinyin: Qiányáng Xiàn), is a county-level city under the administration of Huaihua, Hunan province, China.

History[edit]

Hongjiang was established in 1997 by merging old Hongjiang (current Hongjiang District) and Qianyang. However, the residents of the old Hongjiang resisted this merge. The old Hongjiang was separated from Hongjiang City and form a special Hongjiang District in 1999. The area of the current Hongjiang City is basically the same as that of the former Qianjiang County.

Transportation[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Google Inc. "Qianchengzhen". Google Maps (Map). Cartography by Google, Inc. https://www.google.com/maps/place/Qianchengzhen,+Hongjiang,+Huaihua,+Hunan/@27.1905536,109.818601,15z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x36a2a7054d60bdf9:0x915c63c89981914f. Retrieved 2014-07-02.
  2. ^ Huaihua City Land Use Plan (2006–20)/《怀化市土地利用总体规划(2006-2020年)》.(Chinese) Accessed 8 July 2014. Does not include Hongjiang District.
  3. ^ "怀化市2010年第六次全国人口普查主要数据公报" (in (Chinese)). Huaihua Statistical Bureau/怀化市统计局. Retrieved 9 July 2014.  Does not include Hongjiang District.

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