Hukou County

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Location of Hukou County (red) in Jiujiang City (yellow) and Jiangxi
Location of Hukou County (red) in Jiujiang City (yellow) and Jiangxi
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Prefecture-level cityJiujiang
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
"Hukoen or Hukeu". Nieuhof: L'ambassade de la Compagnie Orientale des Provinces Unies vers l'Empereur de la Chine, 1665

Hukou County (simplified Chinese: 湖口县; traditional Chinese: 湖口縣; pinyin: Húkǒu Xiàn; literally: '(Poyang) lake mouth') is a county under the administration of Jiujiang City, in the north of Jiangxi Province, China, bordering Anhui province to the north. The total area is 669.33 km2 (258.43 sq mi), and the population is 285,242 as of 2007.[1]


Hukou is served by the Tongling–Jiujiang Railway.



  1. ^ "Profile of Hukou" (in Chinese). Official website of Hukou County Government. May 2008. Archived from the original on 2008-10-16. Retrieved 2008-06-27.
  2. ^ 中国地面气候标准值月值(1981-2010) (in Chinese). China Meteorological Data Service Center. Retrieved 10 October 2019.

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Coordinates: 29°39′14″N 116°16′53″E / 29.65389°N 116.28139°E / 29.65389; 116.28139