Daying County

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Daying County

大英县
Location of Daying County (pink) within Suining City (yellow) and Sichuan
Location of Daying County (pink) within Suining City (yellow) and Sichuan
Daying is located in Sichuan
Daying
Daying
Location of the county town in Sichuan
Coordinates: 30°36′N 105°14′E / 30.600°N 105.233°E / 30.600; 105.233Coordinates: 30°36′N 105°14′E / 30.600°N 105.233°E / 30.600; 105.233
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceSichuan
Prefecture-level citySuining
County seatPenglai (蓬莱镇)
Area
 • Total703 km2 (271 sq mi)
Elevation
305 m (1,001 ft)
Population
 (2002)
 • Total520,000
 • Density740/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)

Daying County (simplified Chinese: 大英县; traditional Chinese: 大英縣; pinyin: Dàyīng Xiàn) is a county of Sichuan province, China, under the administration of Suining City and in the central part of the Sichuan Basin. In 2002, it had a population of 520,000 residing in an area of 703 km2 (271 sq mi).

Tourist attractions[edit]

Daying is the home of the "Chinese Dead Sea", a tourist attraction that is based on a salt lake with 9 times the salinity of the ocean and which constitutes the largest indoor water park in China.

A stationary replica of the Titanic is under construction in Daying County as well.[1]

Transportation[edit]

The G42 Shanghai–Chengdu Expressway and Dazhou–Chengdu Railway (达成铁路) traverses east–west through the entire length of the county.

The county is served by the Daying East Station (大英东站) on the Suining–Chengdu Railway.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 土豪花10亿元在山沟里“复活”泰坦尼克号 (in Chinese). Phoenix Television. 23 February 2018. Retrieved 23 February 2018. 2018年2月22日,通过无人机在四川省大英县郪江上空俯瞰正在建造中的“泰坦尼克号”

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