- Xingning is also the era name for Emperor Ai of the Jin dynasty.
Xingtianyi First Road (兴田一路), Xingning
|Country||People's Republic of China|
|• Total||2,105 km2 (813 sq mi)|
|• Density||540/km2 (1,400/sq mi)|
|Time zone||China Standard (UTC+8)|
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 City, Guangdong Province, China. The second largest city in east Guangdong, Xingning has an area of 2,105 square kilometres (813 sq mi) and a population of 1.13 million.[when?]
Xingning was formerly known as Qichang (Chinese: 齐昌).
Xingning county was established in 331 CE, later becoming the capital of the 10th-century Southern Han Dynasty.
From its previous long-established status a county, in 1991 Xingning was upgraded to a county-level city within the municipal jurisdiction of Meizhou.
Xingning is located in the north eastern part of Guangdong province and borders the counties of Pingyuan, Meixian, Fengshun and Wuhua in Meizhou City; Longchuan in Heiyuan City and Xunwu in Ganzhou City, Jiangxi Province.
- Daping (大坪镇)
- Diaofeng (刁坊镇)
- Luofu (罗浮镇)
- Luogang (罗岗镇)
- Heshui (合水镇)
- Huangbei (黄陂镇)
- Huanghuai (黄槐镇)
- Jingnan (径南镇)
- Longtian (龙田镇)
- Nibei (坭陂镇)
- Ningzhong (宁中镇)
- Shima (石马镇)
- Shuikou (水口镇)
- Xinbei (新陂镇)
- Xinwei (新圩镇)
- Yetang (叶塘镇)
- Yonghe (永和镇)
The majority of Xingning's residents are Hakka people.
- "Xingning City (兴宁市)". National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. 2013. Retrieved February 26, 2014. (Chinese)
- Life in Xingning (家在兴宁) (Chinese)
- Xingning Government website (Chinese)
- Satellite photo of Xingning from National Geographic
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