Xixia County

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Xixia County
County
Chinese transcription(s)
Xixia County is located in China
Xixia County
Xixia County
Location in China
Coordinates: 33°18′36″N 111°30′0″E / 33.31000°N 111.50000°E / 33.31000; 111.50000Coordinates: 33°18′36″N 111°30′0″E / 33.31000°N 111.50000°E / 33.31000; 111.50000
Country China
Province Henan
Prefecture Nanyang
Area
 • Total 3,452 km2 (1,333 sq mi)
Population (2002)
 • Total 420,000
 • Density 120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 474550
Area code(s) 0377
Website http://www.xixia.gov.cn/

Xixia County (simplified Chinese: 西峡; traditional Chinese: 西峽; pinyin: Xīxiá; postal: Sisia) is a county of Nanyang, Henan, China, has an area of 3,452 square kilometers and a population of 420,000 as of 2002.[1]

Controversy[edit]

In September 2010, the director of the Xixia Weather Bureau, Yu Xiangjie (禹 相 杰), ran over three pedestrians who were killed instantly. Sentenced to pay 630,000 yuan in damages to the families, he spent the money from the account of the Weather Bureau.

Reference: http://news.sina.com.cn/s/2010-11-15/051821471288.shtml

Transportation[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Profile of Xixia County" (in Chinese). Archived from the original on October 13, 2007. Retrieved 2008-06-25.