Jieshou

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Jieshou

界首市

Kieshu
Coordinates: 33°15′25″N 115°22′29″E / 33.2570°N 115.3746°E / 33.2570; 115.3746Coordinates: 33°15′25″N 115°22′29″E / 33.2570°N 115.3746°E / 33.2570; 115.3746
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceAnhui
Prefecture-level cityFuyang
Area
 • Total667 km2 (258 sq mi)
Elevation
39 m (128 ft)
Population
785,417
Time zoneUTC+8 (CST)

Jieshou (Chinese: 界首; pinyin: Jièshǒu) is a county-level city under the administration of Fuyang City, located on the Huang-Huai Plain in northwestern Anhui province, People's Republic of China. Jieshou, an important commercial port and gateway, borders Henan Province on the west and the Ying River, a major tributary of the Huai River flows in a southeasterly direction across the county to Fuyang. According to the "China Statistical Yearbook" the population of Jieshou city stood at 109,103 in 2010,[1] while GeoNames, puts the population at over 140,000 inhabitants.[2] Covering a total area of 667 square kilometers, the county-level city comprises three urban sub-districts of Jieshou, and in the surrounding rural area a further 15 towns and townships make up the total population of 740,000.[3]

Administrative divisions[edit]

3 sub-districts, 12 towns, and 3 townships.

Sub-District:

  1. East 东城街道
  2. West 西城街道
  3. South Ying 颍南街道

Town:

  1. Guāngwǔ Town 光武镇
  2. Quányáng Town 泉阳镇
  3. Lúcūn town 芦村镇
  4. Xīnmǎjí town 新马集镇
  5. Dàhuáng town 大黄镇
  6. Tiányíng town 田营镇
  7. Táomiào town 陶庙镇
  8. Wángjí town 王集镇
  9. Zhuānjí town 砖集镇
  10. Gùjí town 顾集镇
  11. Dàiqiáo Town代桥镇
  12. Shūzhuāng town 舒庄镇

Township:

  1. Bǐngjíxiāng 邴集乡
  2. Jìnzhàixiāng 靳寨乡
  3. Rènzhàixiāng 任寨乡

History[edit]

During the Qing dynasty Jieshou was part of the Yingzhou Prefecture.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Britannica Book of the Year 2013. Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc. 2013. ISBN 978-1-62513-103-4.
  2. ^ "Jieshou, China". GeoNames. Retrieved 2019-10-03.
  3. ^ 界首市情 [Jieshou City]. ahjscz.gov.cn (in Chinese). 2012-11-14. Archived from the original on 2012-11-14. Retrieved 2019-10-03.