Gucheng County, Hubei

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Gucheng County
谷城县
County
Gucheng County is located in Hubei
Gucheng County
Gucheng County
Location in Hubei
Coordinates: 32°14′N 111°31′E / 32.233°N 111.517°E / 32.233; 111.517Coordinates: 32°14′N 111°31′E / 32.233°N 111.517°E / 32.233; 111.517
Country People's Republic of China
Province Hubei
Prefecture-level city Xiangfan
Area
 • Total 2,553 km2 (986 sq mi)
Elevation 86 m (283 ft)
Population (2004)
 • Total 540,000
 • Density 210/km2 (550/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Gucheng County (simplified Chinese: 谷城县; traditional Chinese: 穀城縣; pinyin: Gǔchéng Xiàn) is a county of northwestern Hubei province, People's Republic of China, located in the eastern foothills of the Daba Mountains. It is under the administration of Xiangyang City, and is served by G70 Fuzhou–Yinchuan Expressway. As of 2004, it had a total population of 540,000 residing in an area of 2,552 square kilometres (985 sq mi).

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