Heng County

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Heng County
横县 · Hwngz Yen
Hengxian is located in Guangxi
Location of the seat in Guangxi
Coordinates: 22°41′20″N 109°16′16″E / 22.689°N 109.271°E / 22.689; 109.271Coordinates: 22°41′20″N 109°16′16″E / 22.689°N 109.271°E / 22.689; 109.271[1]
Country People's Republic of China
Autonomous region Guangxi
Prefecture-level city Nanning
Subdivisions 14 towns
3 townships
Seat Hengzhou (横州镇)
 • Total 3,456.36 km2 (1,334.51 sq mi)
Elevation 56 m (185 ft)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 863,001
 • Density 250/km2 (650/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 5303XX

Heng County, or Hengxian (simplified Chinese: 横县; traditional Chinese: 橫縣; pinyin: Héng Xiàn; Standard Zhuang: Hwngz Yen) is under the administration of Nanning, the capital of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China, with a permanent population of 863,001 and a hukou population of 1,200,521[4] as of the 2010 Census. The easternmost county-level division of Nanning City, it borders the prefecture-level cities of Guigang to the northeast, Yulin to the east, and Qinzhou to the south. 60% speak Pinghua as there mother tongue and a further 30% speak Pingua as a second language.[5]

Administrative divisions[edit]

There are 14 towns and 3 townships in the county:[6]





  1. ^ Google (2014-07-02). "Hengxian" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2014-07-02. 
  2. ^ Nanning City Land Use Plan (2006–20)/《南宁市土地利用总体规划(2006-2020年)》.(in Chinese) Accessed 8 July 2014.
  3. ^ 《中国2010年人口普查分县资料》 (in Chinese). China Statistics Print (中国统计出版社). December 2012. ISBN 978-7-5037-6659-6. 
  4. ^ 《中华人民共和国全国分县市人口统计资料2010》 . 群众出版社. November 2011. ISBN 978-7-5014-4917-0. 
  5. ^ 广西平话研究 Main Editor 余谨 ISBN 978-7-5161-8896-5 page 88f
  6. ^ 2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:横县 (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Archived from the original on 2012-07-21. Retrieved 2013-01-03. 

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