Xingning, Guangdong

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Xingning is also the era name for Emperor Ai of the Jin dynasty.
Xingning
兴宁市
County-level city
Xingtianyi First Road (兴田一路), Xingning
Xingtianyi First Road (兴田一路), Xingning
Xingning is located in Guangdong
Xingning
Xingning
Location in Guangdong
Coordinates: 24°8′5″N 115°43′48″E / 24.13472°N 115.73000°E / 24.13472; 115.73000Coordinates: 24°8′5″N 115°43′48″E / 24.13472°N 115.73000°E / 24.13472; 115.73000
Country People's Republic of China
Province Guangdong
Prefecture-level city Meizhou
Area
 • Total 2,105 km2 (813 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 1,130,000
 • Density 540/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 514500
Area code(s) 0753
Website http://www.xingning.gov.cn/

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?]

Names[edit]

Xingning was formerly known as Qichang (Chinese: 齐昌).

History[edit]

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.

Location[edit]

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.

Administrative Districts[edit]

The city governs three subdistricts and 17 towns:[1]

Subdistricts[edit]

Towns[edit]

Transport[edit]

Culture[edit]

The majority of Xingning's residents are Hakka people.

Tourist attractions[edit]

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