Zhenping County, Henan

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Zhenping County, Henan
County
Chinese transcription(s)
Country China
Province Henan
Prefecture Nanyang
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Zhenping County, Henan is a county of Henan, China. It is under the administration of Nanyang city.

Economy[edit]

The Henan Kangyuan Softshell Turtle Farm (河南省南阳镇平县康苑鳖业有限公司), located in Zhenping County's Jiasong Town is one of China's largest facilities for raising the Yellow River Turtle (黄河鳖), a variety of the Chinese softshell turtle. The farm, which occupies 600 mu (100 acres) of land and water, raises some 6 million of those creatures per year.[1][2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ 镇平县康苑鳖业有限责任公司
  2. ^ 河南省镇平县康苑形成黄河中华鳖规模化生产能力. In this report, the farm is said to be the largest Chinese softshell turtle farms north of the Yangtze River.

Coordinates: 33°02′02″N 112°14′02″E / 33.03389°N 112.23389°E / 33.03389; 112.23389