Shaoyang County

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Shaoyang County
邵阳县
County
Shaoyang County is located in Hunan
Shaoyang County
Shaoyang County
Location in Hunan
Coordinates: 26°58′41″N 111°20′17″E / 26.978°N 111.338°E / 26.978; 111.338Coordinates: 26°58′41″N 111°20′17″E / 26.978°N 111.338°E / 26.978; 111.338[1]
Country People's Republic of China
Province Hunan
Prefecture-level city Shaoyang
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Shaoyang County (simplified Chinese: 邵阳县; traditional Chinese: 邵陽縣; pinyin: Shàoyáng Xiàn) is a county in the Province of Hunan, China, it is under the administration of Shaoyang City. Located in the southwest of the province, the county is bordered to the north by Dongkou County, to the west by Huitong and Jingzhou Counties, to the southwest by Tongdao County, to the southeast by Chengbu County, to the east by Wugang City. Shaoyang County covers 1,996.08 km2 (770.69 sq mi), as of 2015, it had a registered population of 1,048,235 and a permanent resident population of 957,800.[2] The county has 12 towns and 8 townships under its jurisdiction, the county seat is Fenghuang Community (渡口镇凤凰社区).[3]

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  1. ^ Google (2014-07-02). "Shaoyang" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2014-07-02. 
  2. ^ the population of Shaoyang County in 2015: according to the Statistical Communiqué of Shaoyang County on the 2015 National Economic and Social Development (邵阳县2015年国民经济和社会发展统计公报) syx.gov or shaoyang.gov (25-Mar-16)
  3. ^ According to the result on adjustment of township-level administrative divisions of Shaoyang County on November 24, 2015: rednet.cn (24-Nov-15): 湖南省民政厅关于同意邵阳县乡镇区划调整方案的批复 (湘民行发〔2015〕75号), sina.com
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