Qinyang ( simplified Chinese: ; 沁阳 traditional Chinese: ; 沁陽 pinyin: ) is a Qìnyáng county-level city in Henan province, People's Republic of China. It is administered by the prefecture-level city Jiaozuo. The current population of Qinyang is estimated at 470,000. In 1999, the population stood at 444,480. [3 ] [4 ]
History [ edit ]
Qinyang was known as
Yewang (野王) during the Qin Dynasty, changed to Henei (河内) during the Sui Dynasty, and received the current name in 1913.
Geography [ edit ]
Qinyang which lies in the northwest of
Henan Province occupies a total area of 623.5 square kilometers. It is located along a tributary of the Yellow River. A part of the Taihang Mountains called the Shennong Mountain is in the rural area of Qinyang City.
References [ edit ]
^ Postcodes Henan
^ Lee, Don (May 14, 2007). "CHINA; Putting up money has its privileges; Entrepreneurs in some areas receive perks that make life a little easier.". Los Angeles Times . Retrieved . 2008-07-15
^ "Quanguo fenxianshi renkou tongji ziliao - 1999 niandu". Zhonghua renmin gongheguo gonganbu. Beijing: Qunzhong chubanshe, 2000.
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Coordinates: 35°5′N 112°56′E / 35.083°N 112.933°E