Xinghua, Jiangsu

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This article is about the city. For other uses, see Xinghua (disambiguation).
County-level city
Sipai Tower (四牌楼; 四牌樓), the emblem of the Xinghua Ancient City (兴化古城; 興化古城)
Sipai Tower (四牌楼; 四牌樓), the emblem of the Xinghua Ancient City (兴化古城; 興化古城)
Xinghua is located in Jiangsu
Location in Jiangsu
Coordinates: 32°55′48″N 119°49′48″E / 32.930°N 119.830°E / 32.930; 119.830Coordinates: 32°55′48″N 119°49′48″E / 32.930°N 119.830°E / 32.930; 119.830[1]
Country People's Republic of China
Province Jiangsu
Prefecture-level city Taizhou
 • Total 2,394.96 km2 (924.70 sq mi)
Population [3]
 • Total 1,253,548
 • Density 520/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 2257XX

Xinghua (simplified Chinese: 兴化; traditional Chinese: 興化; pinyin: Xīnghuà) is a county-level city under the administration of Taizhou, Jiangsu province, China. It is located in the central part of Jiangsu Province. It borders the prefecture-level cities of Yancheng to the north and east and Yangzhou to the west.

It has a long history and is the hometown of several famous characters, including Zheng Banqiao, Shi Nai'an, etc.

Canola field on water

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  1. ^ Google (2014-07-02). "Xinghua" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2014-07-02. 
  2. ^ Taizhou Statistical Yearbook 2012/《泰州统计年鉴2012》.(Chinese) Accessed 9 July 2014.
  3. ^ China 2010 Census County-by-county Statistics/《中国2010年人口普查分县资料》.(Chinese) Accessed 9 July 2014.
  4. ^ Buckley Ebrey, Patricia (1993). Chinese Civilization a sourcebook. Simon and Schuster. p. 200. 
  5. ^ 30 Years' Review of China's Science & Technology, 1949-1979 (World Scientific Publishing Co., 1981), p. 283.

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