Jinhu County

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Jinhu

金湖县
Jinhu is located in Jiangsu
Jinhu
Jinhu
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]
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceJiangsu
Prefecture-level cityHuai'an
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
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.

History[edit]

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

References[edit]

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