Linquan County

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Linquan County
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Prefecture-level cityFuyang
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)

Linquan County (simplified Chinese: 临泉县; traditional Chinese: 臨泉縣; pinyin: Línquán Xiàn; literally: "near spring") is a county in the northwest of Anhui Province, China, bordering Henan province to the northwest, west, and southwest. It is the westernmost county-level division of Fuyang city.

The Quan River a tributary of the Huai River flows from its source in Henan province, through the county seat in Chengguan (城关镇; 城關鎮; Chéngguān Zhèn) and then along the county's northern border with Jieshou. According to the 2010 census, the population was 1,543,218,the area is 702 mi².

Linquan is the most populous county in China.It is a member of the National Poor County List,which receive special finance support(It doesn't have to give tax to central government.)

There aren't many good jobs home,many people have to work away from home,often children are left at home.

The typical legal wage of a teacher in public schools is no more than 4000 yuan a month,while doctors or nurses at the only hospital with decent cability can get a total amount of 20000 yuan a month easily.

Most schools are public,private ones are more expensive and don't teach as good.

All three senior high schools locate at downtown area,whose size is only 16 km2 (6.2 sq mi).[citation needed]

Though very poor, apartment price in downtown is 6000 yuan/m² as of 2018,many about 30-story tall buildings appeared in the past several years,all of which is apartment.

Coordinates: 32°54′21″N 115°19′13″E / 32.90583°N 115.32028°E / 32.90583; 115.32028