Pingyao County

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Pingyao County
平遥县
County
Pingyao Ancient City
Pingyao is located in Shanxi
Pingyao
Pingyao
Location in Shanxi
Coordinates: 37°12′N 112°9′E / 37.200°N 112.150°E / 37.200; 112.150Coordinates: 37°12′N 112°9′E / 37.200°N 112.150°E / 37.200; 112.150
Country China
Province Shanxi
Prefecture Jinzhong
Area
 • Total 1,260 km2 (490 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 502,712
 • Density 400/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 031100
Area code(s) 0354
Website www.pingyao.gov.cn
Pingyao County
Traditional Chinese 平遙
Simplified Chinese 平遥

Pingyao County is a county in Jinzhong Prefecture in central Shanxi Province, China. Pingyao, its eponymous seat of government, is a AAAAA-rated tourist attraction, preserving a great deal of architecture from the Ming & Qing dynasties. As of 2010, it had 502,712 residents.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Pingyao County administers 5 towns and 9 townships:[1]

Towns
Name Simp. Trad. Pinyin
Gutao
(Pingyao Ancient City)
古陶镇 古陶鎮 Gǔtáozhèn
Ninggu 宁固镇 宁固鎮 Nínggùzhèn
Duancun 段村镇 段村鎮 Duàncūnzhèn
Dongquan 东泉镇 東泉鎮 Dōngquánzhèn
Hongshan 洪善镇 洪善鎮 Hóngshànzhèn
Townships
Xiangle 香乐乡 香樂鄉 Xiānglèxiāng
Zhongdu 中都乡 中都鄉 Zhōngdūxiāng
Dujiazhuang 杜家庄乡 杜家莊鄉 Dùjiāzhuāng Xiāng
Nanzheng 南政乡 南政鄉 Nánzhèngxiāng
Xiangyuan 襄垣乡 襄垣鄉 Xiāngyuánxiāng
Zhukeng 朱坑乡 朱坑鄉 Zhūkēngxiāng
Mengshan 孟山乡 孟山鄉 Mèngshānxiāng
Buyi 卜宜乡 卜宜鄉 Bǔyíxiāng
Yuebi 岳壁乡 岳壁鄉 Yuèbìxiāng

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "走进平遥: Township Profile", Official site, Pingyao County People's Government, retrieved 20 Nov 2017 . (in Chinese)