Chaling County

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Chaling County
Chaling is located in Hunan
Location in Hunan
Coordinates: 26°48′50″N 113°38′28″E / 26.814°N 113.641°E / 26.814; 113.641Coordinates: 26°48′50″N 113°38′28″E / 26.814°N 113.641°E / 26.814; 113.641
Country People's Republic of China
Province Hunan
Prefecture-level city Zhuzhou
Seat Yunyang Subdistrict
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Chaling County (simplified Chinese: 茶陵县; traditional Chinese: 茶陵縣; pinyin: Chálíng xiàn; literally: "tea hill") is a county in Hunan Province, China; it is under the administration of Zhuzhou City. Located on the south eastern margin of the province, the county is bordered to the north by You County, to the east by Anren County, to the south by Yanling County, to the east by Lianhua, Yongxin Counties and Jinggangshan City of Jiangxi. Chaling County covers 2,500 km2 (970 sq mi), as of 2015, it had a registered population of 631,036 and resident a population of 586,000.[1] The county has 4 subdistricts, 10 towns and 2 townships under its jurisdiction, the county seat is at Yunyang Subdistrict (云阳街道).[2]


Name Hanzi Population (2005) Area (Km2) Note
Chengguan 城关镇 90,000 14
Jieshou 界首镇 28,000 84
Yantang 严塘镇 40,750 243
Hukou 湖口镇 34,000 72.7
Huanxi 浣溪镇 16,000 136
Majiang 马江镇 33,000 85
Gaolong 高陇镇 19,500 140.66
Yaobei 腰陂镇 57,600 230
Lushui 潞水镇 32,000 127
Huju 虎踞镇 28,000 83
Pingshui 平水镇 26,700 137.6
Zaoshi 枣市镇 27,000 112.75
Huotian 火田镇 144
Taokeng 桃坑乡 16,200 270
Xiadong 下东乡 17,200 31.9
Lingfang 舲舫乡 29,100 87.4
Sicong 思聪乡 30,200 41.2
Mijiang 洣江街道 26,670 41.2
Batuan 八团乡 65,000 116
Zhitang 秩堂乡 26,000 163



  1. ^ the population of Chaling County in 2015, according to the Statistical Communiqué of Hetang District on the 2015 National Economic and Social Development (2015年茶陵市国民经济和社会发展统计公报) or
  2. ^ the divisions of Chaling County in 2015, according to the result on adjustment of township-level administrative divisions of Chaling County on November 20, 2015 《关于同意茶陵市乡镇区划调整方案的批复》(湘民行发〔2015〕61号) rednet (20-Nov-15), or