Xinxing County

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Xinxing

新兴县

Sunhing
Xinxing is located in Guangdong
Xinxing
Xinxing
Location of the seat in Guangdong
Coordinates: 22°41′46″N 112°13′30″E / 22.696°N 112.225°E / 22.696; 112.225Coordinates: 22°41′46″N 112°13′30″E / 22.696°N 112.225°E / 22.696; 112.225
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceGuangdong
Prefecture-level cityYunfu
Area
 • Total1,520 km2 (590 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)
428,410
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Xinxing County
Traditional Chinese新興
Simplified Chinese新兴
PostalSunhing
Literal meaningNewly Flourishing

Xinxing County, alternately romanized as Sunhing,[a] is a county of the prefecture-level city of Yunfu in the west of Guangdong province, China.

History[edit]

Under the Qing, Xinxing County was administered as part of the commandery of Zhaoqing.[1]

Climate[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The Postal Map spelling was based on Xinxing's Cantonese pronunciation. Xinxing has also been romanized as Sin Hing,[1] Sin-hing,[2] and Sih-ching.[3]

References[edit]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bolton & al. (1941), p. 262.
  2. ^ Encyclopædia Britannica, 9th ed. (1878), Vol. V, "China".
  3. ^ Gützlaff, Charles, China Opened, p. 527.

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