Xianghe County

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Xianghe County

香河县
Xianghe in Langfang
Xianghe in Langfang
Langfang in Hebei
Langfang in Hebei
Coordinates: 39°45′40″N 117°00′22″E / 39.761°N 117.006°E / 39.761; 117.006Coordinates: 39°45′40″N 117°00′22″E / 39.761°N 117.006°E / 39.761; 117.006
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceHebei
Prefecture-level cityLangfang
SeatShuyang Town (淑阳镇)
Area
 • Total458 km2 (177 sq mi)
Population
(2004)
 • Total310,000
 • Density680/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
065400
Area code(s)0316
Websitehttps://web.archive.org/web/20100623013746/http://www.xianghe.gov.cn/

Xianghe County (simplified Chinese: 香河县; traditional Chinese: 香河縣; pinyin: Xiānghé Xiàn) is a county of central Hebei province. It is under the administration of Langfang prefecture-level city. Xianghe has 7 towns and 2 townships. It is 45 kilometres (28 mi) southeast of Beijing.

Sanhe city, Dachang Hui Autonomous County and Xianghe County form the Sanhe Exclave, an exclave of Hebei province surrounded by the municipalities of Beijing and Tianjin.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Towns:[1]

Townships:[1]

Grand Epoch City[edit]

The "Grand Epoch City" located in the Xianghe Economic & Technical Development Zone of Hebei Province[2] is a 1/6th scale model of the old walled city of Beijing. It covers an area of 200 hectares (490 acres) and contains temples, fountains, ponds, a 27-hole golf course among other things and has hundred of thousands of replicas; all within the "city's" walls.[3]

Its total area covers 2,660,000 square metres (29,000,000 sq ft) with 470,000 square metres (5,100,000 sq ft) of building floor space. The city was built with a total investment of RMB 3 billion (approx. $481.3 million USD).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b [1]
  2. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on May 6, 2016. Retrieved February 9, 2013.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ http://english.cri.cn/725/2005/10/16/202@25016.htm

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