Qidong County, Hunan

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Qidong County
Qidong is located in Hunan
Location in Hunan
Coordinates: 26°46′05″N 111°56′31″E / 26.768°N 111.942°E / 26.768; 111.942Coordinates: 26°46′05″N 111°56′31″E / 26.768°N 111.942°E / 26.768; 111.942
Country People's Republic of China
Province Hunan
Prefecture-level city Hengyang
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 421600

Qidong County (simplified Chinese: 祁东县; traditional Chinese: 祁東縣; pinyin: Qídōng xiàn) is a county and the 8th most populous county-level division in the Province of Hunan, China; it is under the administration of Hengyang City. Located in the central south of Hunan Province, the county is bordered to the north by Hengyang and Shaodong Counties, to the west by Shaoyang and Dong'an Counties, to the south by Lengshuitan District of Yongzhou, Qiyang County, to the east by Changning City and Hengnan County. Qidong County covers 1,872 km2 (723 sq mi), as of 2015, it had a registered population of 1,067,000.[1] The county has 4 subdistricts, 17 towns and 3 townships under its jurisdiction, the county seat is Hongqiao Subdistrict (洪桥街道).[2]

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  1. ^ the population of Qidong County in 2015: according to the Statistical Communiqué of Qidong County on the 2015 National Economic and Social Development (祁东县2015年国民经济和社会发展统计公报)hengyang.gov (30-May-16)
  2. ^ According to the result on adjustment of township-level administrative divisions of Qidong County on November 10, 2014: xzqh.org: 湘民行发〔2014〕10号 (10-Nov-14), rednet.cn, also see qdxfcw.net (11-Nov-14): 祁东县撤销洪桥镇、白鹤铺镇并设立四个街道

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