Xianghe County

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Xianghe County
香河县
County
Country People's Republic of China
Province Hebei
Prefecture-level city Langfang
Seat Shuyang Town (淑阳镇)
Area
 • Total 458 km2 (177 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Total 310,000
 • Density 680/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 065400
Area code(s) 0316
Website http://www.xianghe.gov.cn/

Xianghe County (simplified Chinese: 香河县; traditional Chinese: 香河縣; pinyin: Xiānghé Xiàn) is a county of central Hebei province, People's Republic of China. It is under the administration of Langfang prefecture-level city. Xianghe has 7 towns and 2 townships. It is 45 kilometres (28 mi) southeast of Beijing.

Sanhe city, Dachang Hui Autonomous County and Xianghe County form the Sanhe Exclave, an exclave of Hebei province surrounded by the Beijing and Tianjin municipalities.

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Towns:[1]

Townships:[1]

Grand Epoch City[edit]

The "Grand Epoch City" located in the Xianghe Economic & Technical Development Zone of Hebei Province[2] is a 1/6th scale model of the old walled city of Beijing. It covers an area of 200 hectares (490 acres) and contains temples, fountains, ponds, a 27-hole golf course among other things and has hundred of thousands of replicas; all within the "city's" walls.[3]

Its total area covers 2,660,000 square metres (29,000,000 sq ft) with 470,000 square metres (5,100,000 sq ft) of building floor space. The city was built with a total investment of RMB 3 billion (approx. $481.3 million USD).[2]

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Coordinates: 39°45′N 116°59′E / 39.750°N 116.983°E / 39.750; 116.983