Li County, Hunan

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Li County

Lixian is located in Hunan
Location in Hunan
Coordinates: 29°41′56″N 111°38′46″E / 29.699°N 111.646°E / 29.699; 111.646Coordinates: 29°41′56″N 111°38′46″E / 29.699°N 111.646°E / 29.699; 111.646[1]
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Prefecture-level cityChangde
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)

Li County, or Lixian (simplified Chinese: 澧县; traditional Chinese: 澧縣; pinyin: Lǐ Xiàn) is a county in Hunan Province, China, it is under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Changde. The County is located on the north in Hunan Province, it borders to the north by Songzi City and Gong'an County of Hubei Province, the east by Anxiang County, the south by Jinshi City and Linli County, the west by Shimen County, it has an area of 2,075 kilometres (1,289 mi) with 919,500 of registered population (as of 2015), It is divided into 15 towns and four subdistricts under its jurisdiction, the county seat is Liyang Subdistrict (澧阳街道).[2]

Administrative divisions[edit]

According to the result on adjustment of township-level administrative divisions of Li County, Hunan on November 23, 2015, Li County has 15 towns and four subdistricts under its jurisdiction.[3][4][5][6] they are:

15 towns
4 Subdistricts

Famous Sights[edit]

Chengtoushan Site (城头山): Chengtoushan is an prehistoric site which located in the village of Lanyue in the township of Chexi. This site is situated on a small plateau-like feature in the landscape, two or three meters above the surrounding area. The local villagers call it Pingtoushan("Flat Top Hill"). It has also been known for generations as the location of an ancient walled site.[7]

Special Status[edit]

Lixian is the seat of an Apostolic Prefecture in the consideration of the Roman Catholic Church; this status is unrecognised in the organisational structure of Sinican Catholicism promulgated by the Chinese Patriotic Catholic Association.


Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Google (2014-07-02). "Lixian" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2014-07-02.
  2. ^ 澧县概况概况 [About li County]. Li County People's Government.
  3. ^ Township-level administrative divisions of Li County: According to (湘民行发〔2015〕67号): 湖南省民政厅关于同意澧县乡镇区划调整方案的批复 [result on adjustment of township-level administrative divisions of Li County on 23 November 2015]. 2015-12-04., also see 湖南省乡镇区划调整改革109个县市区批复方案. Hunan. 2015-12-08. or 湖南省乡镇区划调整改革109个县市区批复方案. 2015-12-08.
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  8. ^ 中国地面气候标准值月值(1981-2010) (in Chinese). China Meteorological Data Service Center. Retrieved 20 October 2018.