Qingchuan County

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Qingchuan County
青川县
County
Location of Qingchuan County (red) and Guangyuan (yellow) within Sichuan
Location of Qingchuan County (red) and Guangyuan (yellow) within Sichuan
Coordinates: 32°34′30″N 105°14′20″E / 32.575°N 105.239°E / 32.575; 105.239Coordinates: 32°34′30″N 105°14′20″E / 32.575°N 105.239°E / 32.575; 105.239
Country People's Republic of China
Province Sichuan
Prefecture-level city Guangyuan
County seat Qiaozhuang (乔庄镇)
Area
 • Total 3,271 km2 (1,263 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 248,000
 • Density 76/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code 648100
Area code(s) 0839
Website www.cnqc.gov.cn

Qingchuan County (Chinese: 青川县; pinyin: Qīngchuān Xiàn) is a county in the northeast of Sichuan province, China, bordering the provinces of Gansu to the north and Shaanxi to the northeast. It is the westernmost county-level division of the prefecture-level city of Guangyuan. It has an area of 3271 square kilometers and a population of 248,000,[1] including Han Chinese as well as Hui people.

On May 12, 2008 a 7.9 magnitude earthquake hit the region causing widespread devastation.[2]

Administrative divisions[edit]

Qingchuan has 8 towns, 25 townships, and 2 Ethnic townships.

  • Towns:
    • Qiaozhuang (乔庄镇)
    • Qingxi (青溪镇)
    • Fangshi (房石镇)
    • Guanzhuang (关庄镇)
    • Liangshui (凉水镇)
    • Zhuyuan (竹园镇)
    • Muyu (木鱼镇)
    • Shazhou (沙州镇)
    • Yaodu (姚渡镇)
  • Townships
    • Huangping (黄坪乡)
    • Wali (瓦砾乡)
    • Kongxi (孔溪乡)
    • Chaba (茶坝乡)
    • Daba (大坝乡)
    • Qiaolou (桥楼乡)
    • Sanguo (三锅乡)
    • Le'ansi (乐安寺乡)
    • Qianjin (前进乡)
    • Quhe (曲河乡)
    • Magong (马公乡)
    • Shiba (石坝乡)
    • Hongguang (红光乡)
    • Suhe (苏河乡)
    • Maoba (茅坝乡)
    • Louzi (楼子乡)
    • Jinzishan (金子山乡)
    • Malu (马鹿乡)
    • Qifo (七佛乡)
    • Jianfeng (建峰乡)
    • Baijia (白家乡)
    • Banqiao (板桥乡)
    • Qima (骑马乡)
    • Guanyindian (观音店乡)
    • Yingpan (营盘乡)
  • Ethnic townships
    • Dayuan Hui (大院回族乡)
    • Haoxi Hui (蒿溪回族乡)
  • Tangjiahe National Nature Reserve (唐家河国家级自然保护区)

Climate[edit]

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