Taining County

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Taining County

泰宁县
Tongxin Bridge (同心桥)
Tongxin Bridge (同心桥)
Taining is located in Fujian
Taining
Taining
Location in Fujian
Coordinates: 26°54′01″N 117°10′33″E / 26.9003°N 117.1757°E / 26.9003; 117.1757Coordinates: 26°54′01″N 117°10′33″E / 26.9003°N 117.1757°E / 26.9003; 117.1757
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceFujian
Prefecture-level citySanming
Area
 • Total1,535 km2 (593 sq mi)
Population
 • Total130,000
 • Density85/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)

Taining County (simplified Chinese: 泰宁县; traditional Chinese: 泰寧縣; pinyin: Tàiníng Xiàn) is a county in the northwest of Fujian province, People's Republic of China. It is the northernmost county-level division of the prefecture-level city of Sanming.

Area: 1,535 square kilometres (593 sq mi).

Population: 130,000.[when?]

Postal Code: 354400.

The county government is located in Shancheng town.

The local dialect is a dialect of Gan Chinese, although surrounding areas speak Min Chinese.[citation needed]

Transportation[edit]

Climate[edit]

Cat Mountain in Taining

Administrative divisions[edit]

Towns:[1]

  • Shancheng (杉城镇), Zhukou (朱口镇), Xiaqu Town (下渠镇)

Townships:

  • Xinqiao Township (新桥乡), Shangqing Township (上青乡), Datian Township (大田乡), Meikou Township (梅口乡), Kaishan Township (开善乡), Dalong Township (大龙乡)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "三明市-行政区划网 www.xzqh.org" (in Chinese). XZQH. Retrieved 2012-05-24.

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