Zhong County

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Zhong County
Location of Zhong County in Chongqing
Location of Zhong County in Chongqing
Country People's Republic of China
Municipality Chongqing
 • Total 2,184 km2 (843 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 751,400
 • Density 340/km2 (890/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Zhong County or Zhongxian (simplified Chinese: 忠县; traditional Chinese: 忠縣; pinyin: Zhōng Xiàn), formerly named Linjiang (临江)[1] is a county of Chongqing Municipality in China.

The Shibaozhai Temple, which is endangered by the rising waters caused by the Three Gorges Dam, is located there.


  1. ^ (Chinese)History of Zhong County, Official website of Zhong County Government, visited on April 22, 2008.

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Coordinates: 30°19′42″N 108°02′49″E / 30.3283°N 108.047°E / 30.3283; 108.047