Huinong District

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Huinong

惠农区
Huinong in Shizuishan
Huinong in Shizuishan
Shizuishan in Ningxia
Shizuishan in Ningxia
Coordinates: 39°14′21″N 106°46′52″E / 39.2393°N 106.7812°E / 39.2393; 106.7812Coordinates: 39°14′21″N 106°46′52″E / 39.2393°N 106.7812°E / 39.2393; 106.7812
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Autonomous regionNingxia
Prefecture-level cityShizuishan
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)

Huinong District (simplified Chinese: 惠农区; traditional Chinese: 惠農區; pinyin: Huìnóng Qū) is a district of the city of Shizuishan, in the northernmost part of the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of China, bordering Inner Mongolia to the northwest, north, and east. It has a total area of 1088 square kilometers, and a population of approximately 200,000 people.

Characteristics[edit]

Huinong District was created from the merger of the former Shizuishan county level city and Huinong County. It is an extremely well known agricultural area, and agricultural products and dehydrated vegetables make up the main part of the district's output. The district is the largest grower and processor of dehydrated vegetables in western China. The district's postal code is 753600.