Fengkai County

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Fengkai County
封开县
County
Fengkai is located in Guangdong
Fengkai
Fengkai
Location in Guangdong
Coordinates: 23°27′N 111°28′E / 23.450°N 111.467°E / 23.450; 111.467Coordinates: 23°27′N 111°28′E / 23.450°N 111.467°E / 23.450; 111.467
Country People's Republic of China
Province Guangdong
Prefecture-level city Zhaoqing
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Fengkai
Traditional Chinese 封開
Simplified Chinese 封开
Literal meaning Sealed-&-Open
Fengchuan-&-Kaijian
Former names
Fengzhou
Chinese 封州
Literal meaning Seal(ed) Prefecture
Fengchuan
Chinese 封川
Postal Fungchun
Literal meaning Seal(ed) River
Kaijian
Traditional Chinese 開建
Simplified Chinese 开建
Postal Hoikin
Literal meaning Open(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[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]

Notes[edit]

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

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