Pingluo in Shizuishan
Shizuishan in Ningxia
|Country||People's Republic of China|
|Time zone||UTC+8 (China Standard)|
Pingluo County (simplified Chinese: 平罗县; traditional Chinese: 平羅縣; pinyin: Píngluóxiàn; Wade–Giles: P’ing-luo Hsien) is a county under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Shizuishan in the north of the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of China. bordering Inner Mongolia to the northwest and east. It has a total area of 2,608 km2 (1,007 sq mi), and a population of approximately 290,000 people.
Situated on the shore of the Yellow River basin, Pingluo County is a well-known agricultural county. Although large and widespread areas of the county consist of low-lying swamps with high salt and alkali content that remain uncultivated, residents still use high-tech methods to undertake agriculture. Today, wheat is the primary crop, because the long sunlight hours in the county are conducive to its cultivation. The county's postal code is 753400.
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