Huaining County

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Huaining

怀宁县

Hwaining
Coordinates: 30°44′05″N 116°49′47″E / 30.7348°N 116.8296°E / 30.7348; 116.8296Coordinates: 30°44′05″N 116°49′47″E / 30.7348°N 116.8296°E / 30.7348; 116.8296
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceAnhui
Prefecture-level cityAnqing
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)

Huaining County (simplified Chinese: 怀宁县; traditional Chinese: 懷寧縣; pinyin: Huáiníng Xiàn) is a county in the southwest Anhui Province, People's Republic of China, under the jurisdiction of the prefecture-level city of Anqing. It has a population of 790,000[when?] and an area of 1,543 km2 (596 sq mi). The government of Huaining County was originally based in Shipai (Shihpai) (石牌镇) Town and moved to its current location in Gaohe Town (高河镇) on 18 January 2002.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Huaining County has jurisdiction over sixteen towns and seven townships.

Towns

Townships:

[1]

Transport[edit]

Culture[edit]

Huaining County is noted for its Huangmeixi Opera.

Notable people[edit]

  • Deng Jiaxian (1924–1986) developer of the first Chinese atomic bomb and guided missile.
  • Hai Zi (1964–1989) well-known poet.
  • Chen Duxiu (1879–1942) a Chinese revolutionary socialist, educator, philosopher, author, and co-founded the Chinese Communist Party.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 走进怀宁. Huaining County People's Government. Retrieved 4 February 2016.

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