Lixin County

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Lixin County
利辛县
County
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Country People's Republic of China
Province Anhui
Prefecture-level city Bozhou
County seat Chengguan
Area
 • Total 1,950 km2 (750 sq mi)
Elevation 29 m (96 ft)
Population
 • Total 1,390,000
 • Density 710/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 236700
Area code(s) 0558
Website http://www.lixin.gov.cn/

Lixin (Chinese: 利辛; pinyin: Lìxīn) is a county located in northeastern Anhui province, China, under the jurisdiction of Bozhou City. It is a county famous for its education system and beef production. An agricultural county, the people of Lixin have depended on farming (mainly wheat)for hundreds of years. Recently, the industrialisation of China has forced many farmers to migrate to the cities for short-term jobs.

History[edit]

Lixin county is a fairly young geopolitical entity among those that have been thousands and thousands of years in China. The creation of the county did not occur until the People's Republic of China was established in 1949. In the late 1960s, Lixin was created by the combination of parts from three neighbouring counties: Guoyang, Mengcheng and Fuyang.

A county part of Fuyang city, Lixin was recently joined by six other counties to form the prefecture-level city, Bozhou.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Lixin County has 19 towns and 7 townships.

Towns:

Townships:

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 33°10′23″N 116°10′05″E / 33.17306°N 116.16806°E / 33.17306; 116.16806