Pengyang County

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Pengyang County (simplified Chinese: 彭阳县; traditional Chinese: 彭陽縣; pinyin: Péngyáng Xiàn) is a county under the administration of Guyuan city in Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of China. It has a total area of 3241 square kilometers, and a population of approximately 250,000 people.

Characteristics[edit]

Pengyang County is an agricultural county. Its primary agricultural product is wheat, but in recent years the county has also developed forestry. In this it is a model county for Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. The county government is located in the town of Baiyang, and the county's postal code is 756500.

Coordinates: 35°58′N 106°39′E / 35.967°N 106.650°E / 35.967; 106.650