Nan County

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Nan County
南县
County
Nanxian is located in Hunan
Nanxian
Nanxian
Location in Hunan
Coordinates (Qingshuizui (青树嘴镇; 青樹嘴鎮)): 29°12′47″N 112°24′25″E / 29.213°N 112.407°E / 29.213; 112.407Coordinates: 29°12′47″N 112°24′25″E / 29.213°N 112.407°E / 29.213; 112.407[1]
Country People's Republic of China
Province Hunan
Prefecture-level city Yiyang
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Nan County, or Nanxian (simplified Chinese: 南县; traditional Chinese: 南縣; pinyin: Nán Xiàn; literally: "south county") is a county in the Province of Hunan, China, it is under the administration of Yiyang Prefecture-level City.

Located in the northern margin of the province, the county is bordered to the north by Shishou City of Hubei, to the northeast by Huarong County, to the east by Yueyang County, to the south by Yuanjiang County, to the southwest by Hanshou County and Dingcheng District of Changde City, to the northwest by Anxiang County. Nan County covers 1,346.62 km2 (519.93 sq mi), as of 2015, it had a registered population of 683,500 and a permanent resident population of 632,800.[2] The county has 14 towns and 1 township under its jurisdiction,[3] the county seat is Nanzhou (南洲镇).[4]

Administrative divisions[edit]

Through the amalgamation of township-level divisions in Nan County on November 26, 2015, Nan County had 13 towns and 2 townships under its jurisdiction.[4] In 2017, the township of Zhongyukou was reorganized as a town, the county has a township and 14 towns.[3]

14 towns
a township

Climate[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Google (2014-07-02). "Qingshuizhen" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2014-07-02. 
  2. ^ the population of Nan County in 2015, according to the Statistical Communiqué of Nan County on the 2015 National Economic and Social Development (南县2015年国民经济和社会发展统计公报): yiyang.gov or nanxian.gov
  3. ^ a b 《湖南省民政厅关于撤销南县中鱼口乡设立中鱼口镇的批复》(湖南省民政厅 湘民行发〔2017〕8号) see mzt.hunan.gov (2018-02-13)
  4. ^ a b the divisions of Nan County in 2015, according to the result on adjustment of township-level administrative divisions of Nan County on November 26, 2015 - 《湖南省民政厅关于同意南县乡镇区划调整方案的批复》(湘民行发〔2015〕93号): rednet.cn (26-Nov-15) or 163.com, also see 《湖南省乡镇区划调整改革109个县市区批复方案》: people.com or xinhuanet.com

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