Jinhu County

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Jinhu County
Jinhu is located in Jiangsu
Location in Jiangsu
Coordinates: 33°00′22″N 119°05′20″E / 33.006°N 119.089°E / 33.006; 119.089Coordinates: 33°00′22″N 119°05′20″E / 33.006°N 119.089°E / 33.006; 119.089[1]
Country People's Republic of China
Province Jiangsu
Prefecture-level city Huai'an
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 211600

Jinhu County (simplified Chinese: 金湖县; traditional Chinese: 金湖縣; pinyin: Jīnhú Xiàn; literally: "golden lake") is under the administration of Huai'an, Jiangsu province, China.[2] It occupies the northwestern shores of and extends into Gaoyou Lake, bordering the prefecture-level cities of Yangzhou to the south and east, and Chuzhou (Anhui) to the southwest.


Jinhu County was formerly administered by Baoying and Gaoyou counties until 1959, when it became its own county.[2]


  1. ^ Google (2014-07-02). "Jinhu" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2014-07-02. 
  2. ^ a b "Jinhu, Jiangsu, China". JiangSu.net. Retrieved 16 July 2012.