Dushikou

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Dushikou
独石口镇
Town
Dushikou is located in Hebei
Dushikou
Dushikou
Location in Hebei
Coordinates: 41°18′49″N 115°43′18″E / 41.3135°N 115.7216°E / 41.3135; 115.7216Coordinates: 41°18′49″N 115°43′18″E / 41.3135°N 115.7216°E / 41.3135; 115.7216
Country People's Republic of China
Province Hebei
Prefecture-level city Zhangjiakou
County Chicheng
Village-level divisions 12 villages
Elevation 1,276 m (4,186 ft)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Area code(s) 0313

Dushikou (simplified Chinese: 独石口; traditional Chinese: 獨石口; pinyin: Dúshíkǒu; literally: "lone stone mouth, monolith mouth") is a town in northern Chicheng County, Hebei province, China,[1] located about 120 kilometres (75 mi) northeast of Zhangjiakou and 45 km (28 mi) north-northwest of the county seat. Dushikou is an ancient town, first built in the Tang Dynasty. It still contains stone paved streets and old buildings. It is located at one of the passes in the Great Wall for which it is named. As of 2011, it has 12 villages under its administration.[2]

Other names: Tu-shih-k'ou, Tushihkow

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  1. ^ 2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:赤城县 (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2013-01-13. 
  2. ^ 2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:独石口镇 (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2013-01-13.