Fengkai County

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Fengkai

封开县
Fengkai is located in Guangdong
Fengkai
Fengkai
Location in Guangdong
Coordinates: 23°25′26″N 111°30′43″E / 23.424°N 111.512°E / 23.424; 111.512Coordinates: 23°25′26″N 111°30′43″E / 23.424°N 111.512°E / 23.424; 111.512
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceGuangdong
Prefecture-level cityZhaoqing
Area
 • Total2,723 km2 (1,051 sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Fengkai
Traditional Chinese封開
Simplified Chinese封开
Literal meaningSealed-&-Open
Fengchuan-&-Kaijian
Former names
Fengzhou
Chinese封州
Literal meaningSeal(ed) Prefecture
Fengchuan
Chinese封川
PostalFungchun
Literal meaningSeal(ed) River
Kaijian
Traditional Chinese開建
Simplified Chinese开建
PostalHoikin
Literal meaningOpen(ing) Establishment

Fengkai County is a county in western Guangdong Province, China, under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Zhaoqing. It was formed in 1961 from the merger of Fengchuan and Kaijian Counties, which were formerly romanized as Fungchuan (Fungchun, Fungshun) [a] and Hoikin[b] respectively.

History[edit]

Fengkai (as Fengzhou) on the 1136 Yuji Tu

Feng Prefecture or Fengzhou was a prefecture of the Tang and Song empires.

Under the Qing, Fengchuan and Kaijian made up part of the commandery of Zhaoqing.[1]

Administrative divisions[edit]

Name Chinese (S) Hanyu Pinyin Population (2010)[2] Area (km2)
Jiangkou town 江口镇 Jiāngkǒu Zhèn 65,160 177
Jiangchuan town 江川镇 Jiāngchuān Zhèn 8,286 120.08
Baigou town 白垢镇 Báigòu Zhèn 12,125 142.3
Dazhou town 大洲镇 Dàzhōu Zhèn 12,514 161.84
Yulao town 渔涝镇 Yúlào Zhèn 18,187 118
He'erkou town 河儿口镇 Hé'erkǒu Zhèn 21,483 368
Liandu town 莲都镇 Liándū Zhèn 24,838 256
Xinghua town 杏花镇 Xìnghuā Zhèn 23,277 156.3
Luodong town 罗董镇 Luōdǒng Zhèn 21,205 136.83
Changgang town 长岗镇 Chánggǎng Zhèn 20,497 152.64
Pingfeng town 平凤镇 Píngfèng Zhèn 16,901 107.67
Nanfeng town 南丰镇 Nánfēng Zhèn 71,479 306
Dayukou town 大玉口镇 Dàyùkǒu Zhèn 11,279 129
Duping town 都平镇 Dōupíng Zhèn 8,913 130.54
Jinzhuang town 金装镇 Jīnzhuāng Zhèn 27,247 127.08
Chang'an town 长安镇 Cháng'ān Zhèn 34,867 139.04

Climate[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Fengchuan was also sometimes romanized as Fung Chuen.[1]
  2. ^ Kaijian was also sometimes romanized as Kae Kin.[1]

References[edit]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ a b c 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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