- Xingning is also the era name for the Emperor Ai of the Jin dynasty.
|Population||1130,000 (2002 data)
Xingning (Chinese Postal Map Romanisation: Hingning; simplified Chinese: 兴宁; traditional Chinese: 興寧; pinyin: Xīngníng) is a county-level city, under the jurisdiction of Meizhou, in Guangdong province of the People's Republic of China.
Xingning used to be called Qichang (Chinese: 齐昌).
Xingning county was established in 331 CE.
Xingning was the capital of the 10th-century Southern Han Dynasty.
Long a county, Xingning was upgraded to County-level city within the municipal purview of Meizhou in 1991.
Xingning is located in eastern part of Guangdong province, to the north - ie inland and upland.
Xingning is the second largest city in east Guangdong, with an area of 2105 km2; and a population of 1.13 million. The city governs 29 towns/townships containing 475 villages.
Towns (镇, zhen)
Townships (乡, xiang)
Residents in Xingning are mostly Hakkas.
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