Yangchun

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Yangchun
阳春市
County-level city
Yangchun is located in China
Yangchun
Yangchun
Location of the county
Coordinates: 22°10′30″N 111°47′30″E / 22.17500°N 111.79167°E / 22.17500; 111.79167Coordinates: 22°10′30″N 111°47′30″E / 22.17500°N 111.79167°E / 22.17500; 111.79167
Country China
Province Guangdong
Prefecture-level city Yangjiang
Area
 • Total 4,055 km2 (1,566 sq mi)
Population (2010 census)
 • Total 849,504
 • Density 210/km2 (540/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 529600
Area code(s) 662
Vehicle registration 粤 Q
Licence plates 粤QX, 粤QY
Website Official website
Yangchun
Traditional Chinese 陽春
Simplified Chinese 阳春
Postal Yeungchun
Literal meaning Sunny Spring
Yang Spring

Yangchun, formerly romanized as Yeungchun,[a] is a county-level city in southwestern Guangdong, China, administered as a part of the prefecture-level city of Yangjiang. Yangchun has an area of 4,055 km2 (1,566 sq mi) and had approximately 1.05 million inhabitants in 2003.

History[edit]

Under the Qing, Yangchun County made up part of the commandery of Zhaoqing.[1]

Administrative divisions[edit]

Yangchun (as Chunzhou) on the 1136 Yuji Tu

Yangchun is divided into the urban quarter Chuncheng (春城街道) and fifteen towns (镇).[4]

The municipalities are:

  • 河塱镇 Helang Town
  • 松柏镇 Songbai Town
  • 石望镇 Shiwang Town
  • 春湾镇 Chunwan Town
  • 合水镇 Heshui Town
  • 陂面镇 Baimian Town
  • 圭岗镇 Kyu Kong Town
  • 永宁镇 Yongning Town
  • 马水镇 Mashui Town
  • 岗美镇 Gangmei Town
  • 河口镇 Hekou Town
  • 潭水镇 Tanshui Town
  • 三甲镇 Sanjia Town
  • 双滘镇 Shuangjiao Town
  • 八甲镇 Bajia Town

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Yangchun has also been romanized as Yang Chun,[1] Yung-chun,[2] and Yang-chuen.[3]

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