Baokang County

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Baokang County

保康县

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Baokang County
Baokang County
Baokang County is located in Hubei
Baokang County
Baokang County
Location in Hubei
Coordinates: 31°43′N 111°11′E / 31.717°N 111.183°E / 31.717; 111.183Coordinates: 31°43′N 111°11′E / 31.717°N 111.183°E / 31.717; 111.183
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceHubei
Prefecture-level cityXiangyang
Area
 • Total3,225 km2 (1,245 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)[1]
 • Total254,596
 • Density79/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Websitebaokang.gov.cn

Baokang County (simplified Chinese: 保康; traditional Chinese: 保康; pinyin: Bǎokāng Xiàn) is a county of northwestern Hubei province, People's Republic of China. It is under the administration of Xiangyang City.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Ten towns:[1][2][3]

The only township is Liangyu Township (两峪)

Regional Specialty[edit]

Crepe Myrtle[edit]

Native in the mountains, Crepe Myrtle is named as the official flower for the county. Crepe Myrtle in Baokang is known for its varieties and long history. Baokang county has six species of Crepe Myrtle. Some are more than 1000 years old.

Hotsprings[edit]

Mineral Resources[edit]

Baokang County has great volume of mineral resources. Twenty four types of mineral resources have been discovered in its area, twelve of which the potential volume of them were determined. Metal mineral resources in this area include iron, Mn,vanadium,copper, Lead and zinc, Multi-metal,and alumina. Non-metal mineral resources include phosphorus, coal,sulfur, calcite, Rockcrystal, barite,fluorite, etc.

Wood Ear[edit]

Wood ear, sometimes also called Jews ear, is a type of fungus that grow on logs and wet ground. Baokang county is known for its high quality product of both black wood ear and white wood ear.

Wild Calyx Canthus[edit]

Wild Flower Valley Natural Scenic Area is located north of Baokang County, 20 kilometres (12 mi) from the county seat, is the first bloom of a wild nature reserve's core area, is also found in the Old World the only place where a large bloom life. Baokang bloom is the first in the 4th century legacy of the ancient glaciers of wild plant communities, as can be a huge title of "biological gene pool." Valley is a wild stretch of 20 kilometers of the valley, the growth of more than 20 million trees over 800 hectares of Port Hope, yellow, red, purple core, sandalwood and other rare species of bloom, most of them have more than a century old, each to the end of the year, confrontation between the competing wild plum folder put, from afar, from top to bottom overlap, according to Yin Yingyang, fluffy snow, like the swirling clouds. The world's rare species of wild peony, Rhododendron, Taxus, and other rare plants throughout the valley, cherish the nobile, Paris polyphylla, and a hundred species of rare medicinal plants.

External links[edit]

  1. ^ a b c 保康县历史沿革 [Baokang County Historical Development]. 行政区划网站 www.xzqh.org (in Chinese). 行政区划网站/区划地名网站 (Administrative Divisions Web/District Geographic Names Web). 6 August 2014. Retrieved 28 August 2018. 1996年,保康县面积3225平方千米,{...}2010年第六次人口普查,保康县常住总人口其中:254596人,城关镇55047人,黄堡镇21649人,后坪镇9868人,龙坪镇8888人,店垭镇14271人,马良镇30986人,歇马镇42752人,马桥镇28034人,寺坪镇24539人,过渡湾镇9498人,两峪乡9064人。
  2. ^ a b 行政区划 [Administrative Divisions]. 保康县人民政府 (in Chinese). 保康县人民政府, 保康县政府办公室, 县政府政务公开办公室. 29 August 2018. Retrieved 3 April 2019. 保康县辖城关、黄堡、后坪、龙坪、马良、店垭、歇马、马桥、寺坪、过渡湾10个镇和1个两峪乡,共257个行政村。{...}黄堡因早年黄姓在此布防建堡而得名。
  3. ^ 2018年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:保康县 [2018 Statistical Area Numbers and Rural-Urban Area Numbers: Baokang County]. National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. 2018. Retrieved 3 April 2019. 统计用区划代码 名称 420626100000 城关镇 420626101000 黄堡镇 420626102000 后坪镇 420626103000 龙坪镇 420626104000 店垭镇 420626105000 马良镇 420626106000 歇马镇 420626107000 马桥镇 420626108000 寺坪镇 420626109000 过渡湾镇 420626200000 两峪乡 420626400000 湖北保康经济开发区管理委员会