Hua County, Henan

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Hua County or Huaxian (滑县) is a county under Anyang municipality, Henan, China.

Location[edit]

The Hua county is located in the southmost part of Anyang. To its north lies Neihuang County, also in Anyang; to its east Puyang County in Puyang; to its south the counties of Changyuan and Fengqiu, both in Xinxiang; to its west Xinxiang's Yanjin County and Hebi's Xun County.

Administration[edit]

The county executive, legislature, and Basic People's Court are in Daokou Town (道口镇), together with the CPC and PSB branches.[1]

Towns[edit]

  • Daokou (道口镇)
  • 城关镇
  • 万古镇
  • 牛屯镇
  • 上官镇
  • 王庄镇
  • 留固镇
  • 高平镇
  • 白道口镇

Townships[edit]

  • 小铺乡
  • 半坡店乡
  • 老爷庙乡
  • 四间房乡
  • 桑村乡
  • 慈周寨乡
  • Dazhai Township(in Chinese 大寨乡)
  • 八里营乡
  • 赵营乡
  • 枣村乡
  • 老店乡
  • 焦虎乡
  • 瓦岗寨乡

Hua County in the News[edit]

On 2009 September 10, the Basic People's Court sentenced Wei Fazhao to death for his January drunk-driving killing of eight people and injuring of three. It was the first death penalty given to a drink-driver anywhere in Henan.[2]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ http://agri.com.cn/host/410526.html
  2. ^ Yu Aitong, Drink driving death toll reduced by a third, South China Morning Post, 2009 September 15

Coordinates: 35°33′50″N 114°30′21″E / 35.56389°N 114.50583°E / 35.56389; 114.50583