Jinhu County

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Jinhu County
金湖县
County
Jinhu is located in Jiangsu
Jinhu
Jinhu
Location in Jiangsu
Coordinates: 33°00′22″N 119°05′20″E / 33.006°N 119.089°E / 33.006; 119.089Coordinates: 33°00′22″N 119°05′20″E / 33.006°N 119.089°E / 33.006; 119.089[1]
Country People's Republic of China
Province Jiangsu
Prefecture-level city Huai'an
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 211600

Jinhu County (simplified Chinese: 金湖县; traditional Chinese: 金湖縣; pinyin: Jīnhú Xiàn; literally: "golden lake") is under the administration of Huai'an, Jiangsu province, China.[2] It occupies the northwestern shores of and extends into Gaoyou Lake, bordering the prefecture-level cities of Yangzhou to the south and east, and Chuzhou (Anhui) to the southwest.

History[edit]

Jinhu County was formerly administered by Baoying and Gaoyou counties until 1959, when it became its own county.[2]

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