Deqing County, Guangdong

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Deqing County

德庆县
Location in Guangdong
Location in Guangdong
Coordinates: 23°08′38″N 111°47′10″E / 23.144°N 111.786°E / 23.144; 111.786Coordinates: 23°08′38″N 111°47′10″E / 23.144°N 111.786°E / 23.144; 111.786
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceGuangdong
Prefecture-level cityZhaoqing
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Deqing
Traditional Chinese德慶
Simplified Chinese德庆
PostalTakhing
Literal meaningVirtuous Celebration

Deqing County, formerly romanized as Takhing,[a] is a county in western Guangdong province, China, under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Zhaoqing.


History[edit]

Under the Qing, Deqing County made up part of the commandery of Zhaoqing.[1]

Administrative divisions[edit]

Name Chinese (S) Hanyu Pinyin Population (2010)[2] Area (km2)
Decheng Subdistrict 德城街道 Déchéng Jiēdào 58,878 17.5
Xinxu town 新圩镇 Xīnxū Zhèn 23,892 138
Huilong town 回龙镇 Huílóng Zhèn 17,401 132.2
Guanxu town 官圩镇 Guānxū Zhèn 30,379 292
Maxu town 马圩镇 Mǎxū Zhèn 20,214 163.75
Gaoliang town 高良镇 Gāoliáng Zhèn 28,944 300
Mocun town 莫村镇 Mòcūn Zhèn 28,625 300
Yongfeng town 永丰镇 Yǒngfēng Zhèn 19,924 160
Wulong town 武垄镇 Wǔlǒng Zhèn 14,207 136
Bozhi town 播植镇 Bōzhí Zhèn 15,308 115.3
Fengcun town 凤村镇 Fèngcūn Zhèn 27,344 160
Yuecheng town 悦城镇 Yuèchéng Zhèn 31,544 221
Jiushi town 九市镇 Jiǔshì Zhèn 24,551 152.6

Sights[edit]

Climate[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The Postal Map form of the name derives from Deqing's Cantonese pronunciation. Deqing has also been romanized as Tak King.[1]

References[edit]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bolton & al. (1941), p. 262.
  2. ^ shi, Guo wu yuan ren kou pu cha ban gong; council, Guo jia tong ji ju ren kou he jiu ye tong ji si bian = Tabulation on the 2010 population census of the people's republic of China by township / compiled by Population census office under the state; population, Department of; statistics, employment statistics national bureau of (2012). Zhongguo 2010 nian ren kou pu cha fen xiang, zhen, jie dao zi liao (Di 1 ban. ed.). Beijing Shi: Zhongguo tong ji chu ban she. ISBN 978-7-5037-6660-2.

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