Hua County

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Hua County
滑县
County
Huaxian is located in Henan
Huaxian
Huaxian
Location of the seat in Henan
Coordinates: Coordinates: 35°33′50″N 114°30′21″E / 35.56389°N 114.50583°E / 35.56389; 114.50583
Country People's Republic of China
Province Henan
Prefecture-level city Anyang
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)
Website www.hnhx.gov.cn

Hua County or Huaxian (simplified Chinese: 滑县; traditional Chinese: 滑縣; pinyin: Huá Xiàn) is a county under the administration of Anyang City, in the north of Henan province, China.

Location[edit]

The Hua county is located in the southmost part of Anyang. To its north lies Neihuang County, also in Anyang; to its east Puyang County in Puyang; to its south the counties of Changyuan and Fengqiu, both in Xinxiang; to its west Xinxiang's Yanjin County and Hebi's Xun County.

Administration[edit]

The county executive, legislature, and Basic People's Court are in Daokou Town (道口镇), together with the CPC and PSB branches.[1]

Towns[edit]

  • Daokou (道口镇)
  • Chengguan (城关镇)
  • Wangu (万古镇)
  • Niutun (牛屯镇)
  • Shangguan (上官镇)
  • Wangzhuang (王庄镇)
  • Liugu (留固镇)
  • Gaoping (高平镇)
  • Baidaokou (白道口镇)

Townships[edit]

  • Xiaopu (小铺乡)
  • Banpodian (半坡店乡)
  • Laoyemiao (老爷庙乡)
  • Sijianfang (四间房乡)
  • Sangcun (桑村乡)
  • Cizhouzhai (慈周寨乡)
  • Dazhai Township (大寨乡)
  • Baliying (八里营乡)
  • Zhaoying (赵营乡)
  • Zaocun (枣村乡)
  • Laodian (老店乡)
  • Jiaohu (焦虎乡)
  • Wagangzhai (瓦岗寨乡)

Hua County in the News[edit]

On 10 September 2009, the Basic People's Court sentenced Wei Fazhao to death for his January drunk-driving killing of eight people and injuring of three. It was the first death penalty given to a drink-driver anywhere in Henan.[2]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ http://agri.com.cn/host/410526.html
  2. ^ Yu Aitong, Drink driving death toll reduced by a third, South China Morning Post, 15 September 2009