Guangling County

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Guangling County
Guangling is located in Shanxi
Location of the seat in Shanxi
Coordinates: 39°45′31″N 114°16′08″E / 39.7586°N 114.269°E / 39.7586; 114.269Coordinates: 39°45′31″N 114°16′08″E / 39.7586°N 114.269°E / 39.7586; 114.269
Country People's Republic of China
Province Shanxi
Prefecture-level city Datong
 • Total 1,283 km2 (495 sq mi)
Population (2005) 183,284
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 037500

Guangling County (simplified Chinese: 广灵县; traditional Chinese: 廣靈縣; pinyin: Guǎnglíng Xiàn) is in the northeast of Shanxi province, China. It is under the administration of Datong city. Guangling is a basin surrounded by Taihang Mountains. The temperature ranges from −34.0 to 38.2 °C (−29 to 101 °F), with an annual mean of 7.0 °C (44.6 °F). Guangling has nine township level divisions. Famous tourist attractions include: Temple of Water God (水神堂), Temple of Holy Spring (圣泉寺), Zhao Great Wall (赵长城). Local products include: papercut, millet, sunflower seeds, dry Tofu etc.

In 2001, the county was divided into two towns and seven townships.[1][2][3][4]


  1. ^ 2016年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:广灵县 (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. 2016. Retrieved 7 February 2018. 统计用区划代码 名称 140223100000 壶泉镇 140223101000 南村镇 140223200000 一斗泉乡 140223202000 蕉山乡 140223203000 加斗乡 140223206000 宜兴乡 140223207000 作疃乡 140223209000 梁庄乡 140223211000 望狐乡 
  2. ^ 广灵县历史沿革 (in Simplified Chinese). XZQH (行政区划网站). 3 November 2016. Retrieved 7 February 2018. 2010年第六次人口普查,广灵县常住总人口182613人,其中,壶泉镇66271人,南村镇25710人,一斗泉乡10549人,蕉山乡16999人,加斗乡16548人,宜兴乡11195人,作疃乡18663人,梁庄乡10767人,望狐乡5911人。 2015年末,广灵县辖2个镇、7个乡(合计9个),6个居委会、180个村委会(合计186个)。 
  3. ^ 山西大同广灵县 (in Chinese). 博雅地名网. Retrieved 7 February 2018. 
  4. ^ 广灵概况 (in Chinese). Guangling County People's Government. 1 April 2009. 全县辖2镇7乡180个行政村,国土面积1283平方公里,人口18.8万人,其中农业人口16万人。