Jintang County

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Jintang County
金堂县
County
Jintang is located in Sichuan
Jintang
Jintang
Location in Sichuan
Coordinates: 30°51′04″N 104°24′58″E / 30.851°N 104.416°E / 30.851; 104.416Coordinates: 30°51′04″N 104°24′58″E / 30.851°N 104.416°E / 30.851; 104.416[1]
Country China
Province Sichuan
Sub-provincial city Chengdu
Area
 • Total 1,156 km2 (446 sq mi)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 717,225
 • Density 620/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 6104XX
Area code(s) 028
Chengdu district map
Website jintang.gov.cn
Jintang County
Traditional Chinese 金堂
Simplified Chinese 金堂
Literal meaning Golden Hall County

Jintang County[a] is a county under the administration of Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan Province in China.

Geography[edit]

Jintang is bordered by the prefecture-level cities of Deyang to the north and east and Jianyang to the south.

History[edit]

In the 19th century, Jintang County was regarded as producing the best tobacco in Sichuan after nearby Pi County.[4]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Also formerly romanized as Kin-tang Heen.[3]

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Google (2014-07-02). "Jintang" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2014-07-02. 
  2. ^ 我市2010年第六次全国人口普查数据公报 (in Chinese). Government of Chengdu. 2011-05-13. Archived from the original on 2011-09-30. Retrieved 2011-08-04. 
  3. ^ Gutzlaff (1838), p. 533.
  4. ^ Encyclopædia Britannica, 9th ed. (1878), Vol. V, "China".

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