Dianjiang County

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Dianjiang County
垫江县
County
Location of Dianjiang County in Chongqing
Location of Dianjiang County in Chongqing
Country People's Republic of China
Municipality Chongqing
Area
 • Total 1,518 km2 (586 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 704,500
 • Density 460/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Typical retail street in Dianjiang

Dianjiang County (Chinese: 垫江县; pinyin: Diànjiāng Xiàn) is a county in the northeast of Chongqing Municipality in China.[1] As of 2015, it has two subdistricts, two townships, and 22 towns under its administration.

History[edit]

Dianjiang County was developed in the time of the Western Wei Emperor Gong Di in 555 CE. Before the Chongqing area became a municipality, Dianjiang belonged to other regions. From October 1, 1949, to March 14, 1997, it belonged to Dazhu, Fuling prefecture.[2]

Administrative divisions[edit]

Dianjiang has two subdistricts,[3] two townships,[4] five regional center towns[5] and 17 general towns.[6]

Subdistricts
Subdistricts Chinese
Guiyang Sub 桂阳街道
Guixi Sub-district 桂溪街道
Townships
Townships Chinese
Dashi Township 大石乡
Shaping Township 沙坪乡
Regional center towns
Towns Chinese Towns Chinese Towns Chinese
Chengxi Town 澄溪镇 Gaoan Town 高安镇 Gaofeng Town 高峰镇
Pingshan Town 坪山镇 Zhoujia Town 周嘉镇
General towns
Towns Chinese Towns Chinese Towns Chinese Towns Chinese
Xinmin Town 新民镇 Shaping Town 沙坪镇 Pushun Town 普顺镇 Taiping Town 永平镇
Yongan Town 永安镇 Wudong Town 五洞镇 Taiping Town 太平镇 Sanxi Town 三溪镇
Yantai Town 砚台镇 Heyou Town 鹤游镇 Caohui Town 曹回镇 Peixing Town 裴兴镇
Changlong Town 长龙镇 Gangjia Town 杠家镇 Huangsha Town 黄沙镇
Wangjia Town 汪家镇 Baojia Town 包家镇 示Baijia Town 白家镇

Economics[edit]

Based on statistics from October 2015, in the first three quarters, Dianjiang County achieved a GDP of 16.63 billion yuan (an increase of 11.4 percent, and faster than the growth in the previous six months by 0.4 percentage points). The contributions to the GDP were composed of the primary sector producing 2.17 billion yuan (an increase of 4.5%); the secondary sector producing 8.78 billion yuan (an increase of 12.6%); and the tertiary sector producing 5.68 billion yuan (an increase of 12.2%).[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dianjiang Country introduction" (in Chinese). Dianjiang Country Government. Retrieved 8 December 2015. 
  2. ^ "Dianjiang Country History" (in Chinese). Dianjiang Country Government. Retrieved 8 December 2015. 
  3. ^ "Chongqing Municipal People's Government on the revocation of the Dianjiang County Guixi Town, set up Guiyang sub-district & Guixi sub-district Reply" (in Chinese). Chongqing Government. 29 September 2014. Retrieved 8 December 2015. 
  4. ^ "Dianjiang County People's Government on the revocation of Changlong Township & Huangsha Township,set up Changlong Town & Huangsha Town" (in Chinese). Dianjiang Country Government. 10 September 2014. Retrieved 8 December 2015. 垫江县人民政府关于撤销长龙乡黄沙乡设立长龙镇黄沙镇的通知 
  5. ^ "Dianjiang County Urban and Rural Overall planning" (in Chinese). Dianjiang County Planning Board. 13 May 2013. Retrieved 8 December 2015. 垫江县城乡总体规划 
  6. ^ "2013 statistics with the zoning code and the urban-rural divide Code: Dianjiang Country" (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 8 December 2015. 2013年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:垫江县 
  7. ^ "Dianjiang County, 11.4 percent in the first three quarters of GDP growth" (in Chinese). Dianjiang Country Government. 22 October 2015. Retrieved 8 December 2015. 前三季度全县GDP增长11.4%