Xiangzikou

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Xiangzikou Town
Chinese transcription(s)
 • Simplified巷子口镇
 • Traditional巷子口鎮
 • PinyinXiàngzǐkǒu Zhèn
Residential buildings in Xiangzikou Town of Ningxiang, Hunan, China.
Residential buildings in Xiangzikou Town of Ningxiang, Hunan, China.
Xiangzikou Town is located in Hunan
Xiangzikou Town
Xiangzikou Town
Location in Hunan
Coordinates: 28°05′52″N 111°57′41″E / 28.09778°N 111.96139°E / 28.09778; 111.96139Coordinates: 28°05′52″N 111°57′41″E / 28.09778°N 111.96139°E / 28.09778; 111.96139
Country China
ProvinceHunan
CountyNingxiang City
Area
 • Total105.8 km2 (40.8 sq mi)
Population
42,000
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
410629
Area code(s)0731

Xiangzikou Town (simplified Chinese: 巷子口镇; traditional Chinese: 巷子口鎮; pinyin: Xiàngzǐkǒu Zhèn) is a town in Ningxiang City, Hunan Province, China. It is surrounded by Dafu Town on the west, Weishan Township on the north, Huangcai Town on the east, and Longtian Town and Shatian Township on the south. As of the 2000 census it had a population of 36,816 and an area of 105.8 square kilometres (40.8 sq mi).

Administrative division[edit]

The town is divided into twelve villages and one community: Xiangzikou Community (巷子口社区), Lianhua Village (联花村), Guanshan Village (官山村), Xinshu Village (新书村), Shuanghe Village (双河村), Shichong Village (狮冲村), Xiangshi Village (巷市村), Zhitian Village (直田村), Huanghe Village (黄鹤村), Xianlongtan Village (仙龙潭村), Fureng Village (扶峰村), Huaqiao Village (花桥村) and Jinfengyuan Village (金枫园村).

Economy[edit]

Chinese chestnut is important to the economy.[1]

Education[edit]

There is one senior high school located with the town limits: Ningxiang Tenth Senior High School (宁乡十中).

Culture[edit]

Huaguxi is the most influence local theater.

Attractions[edit]

On 16 December 2011, local people discovered 128 bridges, there were built during the reign of the Qianlong Emperor. (1735–1796)

Notable individuals[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Huang Haichao; Jiang Hongzhao (2002-09-01). 《宁乡史地》 [History and Geography of Ningxiang] (in Chinese). Hainan: Nanfang Publishing House. ISBN 7-80660-538-X.

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