Pingluo County

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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 Shizuishan city in Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of China. It has a total area of 2608 square kilometers, 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.

Coordinates: 38°51′N 106°30′E / 38.850°N 106.500°E / 38.850; 106.500