Xiangcheng District, Xiangyang

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Xiangcheng
襄城区
District
Xiangcheng is located in Hubei
Xiangcheng
Xiangcheng
Location in Hubei
Coordinates: 32°01′25″N 112°07′53″E / 32.02361°N 112.13139°E / 32.02361; 112.13139Coordinates: 32°01′25″N 112°07′53″E / 32.02361°N 112.13139°E / 32.02361; 112.13139
Country People's Republic of China
Province Hubei
Prefecture-level city Xiangyang
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Xiangcheng District (simplified Chinese: 襄城区; traditional Chinese: 襄城區; pinyin: Xiāngchéng Qū) is a district of Xiangyang, Hubei province, People's Republic of China.

History[edit]

"Siang-yang-fou" in Du Halde's 1736 Description of China, based on reports from the Jesuit China missions but reversing the positions of Xiangyang and Fancheng.

Xiangcheng District is the location of the old urban core of Xiangyang, south of the Han River.