Xingan County

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Xingan County
新干县
County
Xingan Railway Station
Xingan Railway Station
The location of Xingan in Ji'an and Jiangxi
The location of Xingan in Ji'an and Jiangxi
Coordinates: 27°44′31″N 115°22′51″E / 27.74194°N 115.38083°E / 27.74194; 115.38083Coordinates: 27°44′31″N 115°22′51″E / 27.74194°N 115.38083°E / 27.74194; 115.38083
Country People's Republic of China
Province Jiangxi
Prefecture-level city Ji'an
Seat Jinchuan Town
Area[1]
 • Total 1,245 km2 (481 sq mi)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 329,830
 • Density 260/km2 (690/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal Code 331300
Area code(s) 0796
Vehicle registration D
Website www.xingan.gov.cn

Xingan County (simplified Chinese: 新干县; traditional Chinese: 新淦縣; pinyin: Xīngàn Xiàn) is an administrative district of the province of Jiangxi, People's Republic of China. It is under the jurisdiction of the prefecture-level city of Ji'an. It locates in the northeast of Ji'an, with a total area of 1245 square kilometers. Its population was 329,830 at the 2010 census.[1]

History[edit]

Xingan County was set up in year 221 BCE. It is one of the 18 ancient counties in Jiangxi province.

In 1957 the Chinese character name was changed from 新淦 to 新干.[2]

Administration[edit]

Xingan has jurisdiction over 6 towns, 7 townships and 2 state-run farm or forestry areas. The seat of the county locates at the Jinchuan Town.

Demographics[edit]

The population of the county was 293,991 in 1999.[3] At the 2010 census the population was 329,830.[1]

Places of interests[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "CHINA: Jí'ān Shì / 吉安市". citypopulation.de. Retrieved 2016-04-14. 
  2. ^ "Administrative Division" (Archived 2015-01-22 at WebCite). The People's Government of Ji'an. Retrieved on 22 January 2015.
  3. ^ (English) National Population Statistics Materials by County and City - 1999 Period, in China County & City Population 1999, Harvard China Historical GIS