Jianhu County

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Jianhu County
建湖县
County
Jianhu County Geography
Jianhu County Geography
Jianhu is located in Jiangsu
Jianhu
Jianhu
Location in Jiangsu
Coordinates: 33°28′59″N 119°49′48″E / 33.483°N 119.830°E / 33.483; 119.830Coordinates: 33°28′59″N 119°49′48″E / 33.483°N 119.830°E / 33.483; 119.830[1]
Country People's Republic of China
Province Jiangsu
Prefecture-level city Yancheng
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 224700
Area code(s) 0515

Jianhu County (simplified Chinese: 建湖县; traditional Chinese: 建湖縣; pinyin: Jiànhú Xiàn) is under the administration of Yancheng, Jiangsu province, China. It borders the prefecture-level cities of Huai'an and Yangzhou to the west.

The main town in Jianhu is commonly just called Jianhu, and sometimes Huduo (湖垛) or “Hutu“ (“糊涂“).

The county includes 15 towns:

近湖 = Jìn-hú

建阳 = Jiàn-yáng

蒋营 = Jiǎng-yíng

恒济 = Héng-jì

颜单 = Yán-shàn

沿河 = Yán-hé

芦沟 = Lú-gōu

庆丰 = Qìng-fēng

上冈 = Shàng-gāng

冈东 = Gāng-dōng

草堰口 = Cǎo-yàn-kǒu

冈西 = Gāng-xī

钟庄 = Zhōng-zhuāng

宝塔 = Bǎo-tǎ

高作 = Gāo-zuò

Education[edit]

There are two key senior high schools in Jianhu County. One is Jianhu Senior High School, which is located in Downtown Jianhu. The other one is Shanggang Senior High School, which is located in Downtown Shanggang.

Transportation[edit]

Recent development of transportation infrastructure in Northern Jiangsu has greatly impacted Great Yancheng area, including Jianhu. The Jianhu train station opened in July 2004, and Jianhu now offers overnight train service (on Train Z156) to Beijing.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Google (2014-07-02). "Jianhu" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2014-07-02. 

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