Guangshui

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Guangshui
广水市
County-level city
Guangshui is located in Hubei
Guangshui
Guangshui
Location in Hubei
Coordinates: 31°37′N 113°50′E / 31.617°N 113.833°E / 31.617; 113.833Coordinates: 31°37′N 113°50′E / 31.617°N 113.833°E / 31.617; 113.833
Country People's Republic of China
Province Hubei
Prefecture-level city Suizhou
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 755,910
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Website www.zggsw.gov.cn

Guangshui (simplified Chinese: 广水; traditional Chinese: 廣水; pinyin: Guǎngshuǐ) is a city located in northeastern Hubei province, People's Republic of China, near the border with Henan province. Administratively, it is a county-level city of Suizhou City. Guangshui was known as Yingshan County (应山县; 應山縣) before December 1988.[2]

Kuixing Tower[edit]

Kuixing Tower is a historic tower in Guangshui. Built in 1377, the tower stands on a hill overlooking the city. Kuixing is the name of a god who is said to live in the constellation of Ursa Major and who governs literature and writing. As Guangshui is a city known for its calligraphy, the connection to Kuixing is apparent. According to legend, many great poets studied in Guangshui, and Li Bai's famous poem called 'A Tranquil Night' was written there.

A Tranquil Night
A bed, I see a silver light,
I wonder if it's frost aground.
Looking up, I find the moon bright;
Bowing, in homesickness I'm drowned.

Traditionally, parents whose children are attending college entrance examinations go there to pray and burn incense.[citation needed]

Administrative divisions[edit]

Four subdistricts:[1][3][4][5]

Thirteen towns:

Other areas:

Historical divisions of Guangshui:

Subdistricts:

Towns:

Township:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 广水市历史沿革 [Guangshui City Historical Development]. 行政区划网站 www.xzqh.org (in Simplified Chinese). 行政区划网站/区划地名网站 (Administrative Divisions Web/District Geographic Names Web). 6 August 2014. Retrieved 6 June 2018. 2010年第六次人口普查,广水市常住总人口755910人,其中:应山街道98587人,十里街道46666人,广水街道75111人,武胜关镇37010人,杨寨镇36701人,陈巷镇39236人,长岭镇66685人,马坪镇31221人,关庙镇43906人,余店镇49973人,吴店镇22383人,郝店镇26816人,蔡河镇37773人,城郊乡49269人,李店乡30862人,太平乡26629人,骆店乡36236人,中华山林场128人,三潭风景区718人。 2014年,撤销太平乡,设立太平镇(鄂民政函[2014]33号);撤销李店乡,设立李店镇(鄂民政函[2014]34号)。调整后,全市辖3个街道、12个镇、2个乡:应山街道、十里街道、广水街道、武胜关镇、杨寨镇、陈巷镇、长岭镇、马坪镇、余店镇、关庙镇、吴店镇、郝店镇、蔡河镇、太平镇、李店镇、城郊乡、骆店乡。 
  2. ^ Xia Zhengnong (夏征农); Chen Zhili (陈至立), eds. (September 2009). 辞海:第六版彩图本 [Cihai (Sixth Edition in Color)] (in Chinese). Shanghai: Shanghai Lexicographical Publishing House. p. 2745. ISBN 9787532628599. 1988年撤销,改设广水市。 
  3. ^ 2016年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:广水市 [2016 Statistical Area Numbers and Rural-Urban Area Numbers: Guangshui City]. 中华人民共和国国家统计局信息网 (in Simplified Chinese). 中华人民共和国国家统计局 National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. 2016. Retrieved 6 June 2018. 统计用区划代码 名称 421381001000 应山街道办事处 421381002000 十里街道办事处 421381003000 广水街道办事处 421381004000 城郊街道办事处 421381100000 武胜关镇 421381101000 杨寨镇 421381102000 陈巷镇 421381103000 长岭镇 421381104000 马坪镇 421381105000 关庙镇 421381106000 余店镇 421381107000 吴店镇 421381108000 郝店镇 421381109000 蔡河镇 421381110000 李店镇 421381111000 太平镇 421381112000 骆店镇 421381400000 中华山林场 421381401000 三潭风景区 
  4. ^ 随州市行政区划 [Suizhou City Administrative Divisions]. 随州市人民政府门户网站 (in Simplified Chinese). 随州市人民政府办公室 随州日报社. 22 January 2016. Retrieved 6 June 2018. 广水市共有4个街道办事处、13个镇,分别是: 应山街道办事处 十里街道办事处 广水街道办事处 城郊街道办事处 李店镇 太平镇 骆店镇 杨寨镇 陈巷镇 长岭镇 马坪镇 余店镇 蔡河镇 郝店镇 吴店镇 关庙镇 武胜关镇 
  5. ^ 行政区划 [Administrative Divisions]. 广水市人民政府门户网站 (in Simplified Chinese). 广水市人民政府办公室 广水市网络信息管理中心. Retrieved 6 June 2018. 辖一个省级经济技术开发区,4个街道办事处、13个镇,市政府驻应山街道。