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Jixi is the southernmost division in this map of Xuancheng
Xuancheng in Anhui
|Country||People's Republic of China|
|• Total||1,126 km2 (435 sq mi)|
|• Density||140/km2 (370/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+8 (China Standard)|
Jixi County (Chinese: 绩溪县, Mandarin pronunciation: [tɕî.ɕí.ɕjɛ̂n]; Jixihua pronunciation: [tɕiɛʔ.t͡sʰɿ.ɕĩ] jie' cii xin) is a county under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Xuancheng, in the southeast of Anhui province, China, bordering Zhejiang province to the east. It has a population of 180,000[when?] and an area of 1,126 km2 (435 sq mi).. Jixi County is a hilly region with many rivers and bodies of water.
Huayang Town, under the administration of Jixi County, was well known during the Han Dynasty (208 BCE–220 CE). Jixi County was formally established in 776 CE during the Tang Dynasty. It formed part of the Huizhou region. In early European accounts, it was romanized Tsiki.
Jixi County has jurisdiction over eight towns and three townships.
- Jiapeng Township (家朋乡)
- Jingzhou Township (荆州乡)
- Banqiaotou Township (板桥头乡)
Famous people from Jixi County include:
- "南京市-行政区划网 www.xzqh.org" (in Chinese). XZQH. Retrieved 2012-05-24.