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Sangzhi (simplified Chinese: 桑植县; traditional Chinese: 桑植縣; pinyin: Sāngzhí Xiàn) is a county in Hunan Province, China, it is under administration of Zhangjiajie profecture-level City. Located on the northern margin of Hunan, Sangzhi County is bordered to the east by Cili County, to the south by Yongding and Wulingyuan Districts, to the west by Yongshun and Longshan Counties, to the north by Xuan'en and Hefeng Counties of Hubei, Sangzhi is also the home of the Tujia, Miao and Bai people. The County has an area of 3,474 kilometres (2,159 mi) with rough 479,500 of population (as of 2015). It is divided into 23 township-level divisions (November 27, 2015), its county seat is Liyuan Town (澧源镇).
According to the result on adjustment of township-level administrative divisions of Sangzhi County on November 27, 2015, it has 12 towns and 11 townships (five of which are ethnic townships of Bai people)under its jurisdiction. Its county seat is Liyuan (澧源). they are:
- 12 Towns (镇)
- Ruitapu, Sangzhi (瑞塔铺)
- Liyuan, Sangzhi (澧源)
- Lifuta (利福塔)
- Liaojiacun (廖家村)
- Longtanping, Sangzhi (龙潭坪): formed by merging the former Sifangxi Township (四方溪乡), Kuzhuping Township (苦竹坪乡) and the former Longtanping Town (龙潭坪镇)
- Wudaoshui, Sangzhi (五道水): formed by merging the former Bamaoxi Township (芭茅溪乡) and the former Wudaoshui Town (五道水镇)
- Renchaoxi, Sangzhi (人潮溪): formed by merging the former Xilian Township (西莲乡), Renchaoxi Township (人潮溪乡) and 9 villages of the former Baishi Township.
- Guandiping, Sangzhi (官地坪): formed by merging the former Changtanping Township (长潭坪乡), the former Guandiping Town (官地坪镇), 3 villages of the former Baishi Township and Huangshanyu Village (黄山峪村) of the former Maidiping Township
- Chenjiahe (陈家河): formed by merging the former Chenjiahe Town (陈家河镇), Lianghekou Township (两河口乡) , Yanwukou Township (岩屋口乡) and 3 villages of the former Jianjiapo Township (蹇家坡乡).
- Badagongshan (八大公山): formed by merging the former Badagongshan Township (八大公山乡), Xishaping Township (细砂坪乡) and 10 villages of the former Jianjiapo Township (蹇家坡乡).
- Liangshuikou (凉水口): formed by merging the former Liangshuikou Town (凉水口镇) and 5 villages of the former Guluoshan Township (蹇家坡乡)
- Qiaoziwan (桥自弯): formed by merging the former Qiaoziwan Township (桥自弯乡) and 8 villages of the former Guluoshan Township (蹇家坡乡).
- 6 Townships (乡)
- Zhuyeping (竹叶坪)
- Kongkeshu (空壳树)
- Shangdongjie (上洞街)
- Hekou, Sangzhi (河口)
- Shanghexi (上河溪)
- Shataping, Sangzhi (沙塔坪)
- Zoumaping (走马坪), formed by merging the former Mihu and Zoumaping Townships
- Liujiaping, Sangzhi (刘家坪)
- Hongjiaguan (洪家关), formed by merging the former Daguquan (打鼓泉乡) and Hongjiaguan Townships (洪家关乡)
- Furongqiao (芙蓉桥), formed by merging the former Linxihe (淋溪河白族乡) and Furongqiao Townships (芙蓉桥白族乡)
- Mahekou (马合口): formed by merging the former Mahekou Township (马合口) and 7 villages of the former Maidiping Township (麦地坪白族乡)
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