Ningyuan County

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Ningyuan County
Ningyuan is located in Hunan
Location in Hunan
Coordinates: 25°34′12″N 111°56′46″E / 25.570°N 111.946°E / 25.570; 111.946Coordinates: 25°34′12″N 111°56′46″E / 25.570°N 111.946°E / 25.570; 111.946[1]
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Prefecture-level cityYongzhou
 • Total2,488.87 km2 (960.96 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total700,759
 • Density280/km2 (730/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code4256XX

Ningyuan County (simplified Chinese: 宁远县; traditional Chinese: 寧遠縣; pinyin: Níngyuǎn Xiàn) is a county of Hunan Province, China, it is under the administration of Yongzhou prefecture-level City.[4]

Located on the southern part of the province, the county is bordered to the north by Qiyang County, to the northeast by Xintian County, to the east by Jiahe County, to the southeast by Lanshan County, to the southwest by Jianghua and Dao Counties, to the northwest by Shuangpai County. Ningyuan County covers 1,806 km2 (697 sq mi), as of 2015, It had a registered population of 871,200 and a permanent resident population of 726,700.[5] The county has 12 towns, 4 ethnic townships of Yao people and 4 subdistricts[6] under its jurisdiction, the county seat is Shunling (舜陵街道).[7]



  1. ^ Google (2014-07-02). "Ningyuan" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2014-07-02.
  2. ^ Yongzhou City Land Use Plan (2006–20)/《永州市土地利用总体规划(2006-2020年)》.(in Chinese) Accessed 8 July 2014.
  3. ^ "永州市2010年第六次全国人口普查主要数据公报". (in Chinese). China Statistical Information Network/中国统计信息网. Archived from the original on 17 September 2014. Retrieved 9 July 2014.
  4. ^ 《宁远县人民政府关于公布乡镇区划调整改革结果的通知》(宁政发〔2016〕1号) 2016年1月26日 [About the subdivisions of Ningyuan on 26 January 2016]. Ningyuan County People's Government. 2016-01-28. also see 《永州市人民政府办公室关于宁远县天堂镇冷水镇桐山街道等6个镇(街道)部分行政区划调整的通知》(永政办发〔2015〕1号). Yongzhou People's Government.
  5. ^ the population of Ningyuan County in 2015, according to the 2015年宁远县国民经济和社会发展统计公报 [Statistical Communiqué of Ningyuan County on the 2015 National Economic and Social Development]. Yongzhou People's Government. or
  6. ^ 《2014年湖南省行政区划调整公告(21)》 (湘民行发〔2014〕21号) [adjustment of administrative divisions in 2014]. Hunan Ministry of Civil Affairs. or
  7. ^ 《永州市人民政府关于宁远县文庙街道分设两个街道的通知》(永政函〔2015〕70号) [adjustment of administrative divisions in 2015, according to the notification on divding Wenmiao Subdistrict into two Subdistricts (20 May 2015)].; also see,
  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.

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