Yanling County, Hunan

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Yanling County
Yanling is located in Hunan
Location in Hunan
Coordinates: 26°29′23″N 113°46′21″E / 26.4898557562°N 113.7724576155°E / 26.4898557562; 113.7724576155Coordinates: 26°29′23″N 113°46′21″E / 26.4898557562°N 113.7724576155°E / 26.4898557562; 113.7724576155
Country People's Republic of China
Province Hunan
Prefecture-level city Zhuzhou
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Yanling County (simplified Chinese: 炎陵县; traditional Chinese: 炎陵縣; pinyin: Yán-líng xiàn; literally: "the place of Yan Emperor' s tomb") is a county in Hunan Province, China; it is under the administration of Zhuzhou City. Located on the south eastern margin of the province, the county is bordered to the north by Chaling County, to the west by Anren, Yongxing Counties and Zixing City, to the south by Guidong County, to the east by Suichuan County and Jinggangshan City of Jiangxi. Yanling County covers 2,030 km2 (780 sq mi), as of 2015, it had a registered population of 192,800 and resident a population of 202,200.[1] The county has 5 towns and 5 townships under its jurisdiction, the county seat is at Xiayang (霞阳镇).[2]


Name Hanzi Population (2005) Area (Km2) Note
Xiayang 霞阳镇 50,000 118.45
Miandu 沔渡镇 14,500 125
Shidu 十都镇 12,200 246
Shuikou 水口镇 2,300 106.24
Sanhe 三河镇 18,900 111.07
Luyuan 鹿原镇 25,000 143
Cangxi 苍溪乡 8,300 141.6
Shizhou 石洲乡 5,300 101
Ceyuan 策源乡 5,900 179.63
Xiacun 下村乡 42,000 130
Zhongcun 中村乡 7,627 108
Pingle 平乐乡 15,300 82
Chuanxing 船形乡 8,530 101
Dongfeng 东风乡 8,900 53.66



  1. ^ the population of Yanling County in 2015, according to the Statistical Communiqué of Hetang District on the 2015 National Economic and Social Development (2015年炎陵县国民经济和社会发展统计公报) hnyanling.gov or ahmhxc.com
  2. ^ the divisions of Yanling County in 2015, according to the result on adjustment of township-level administrative divisions of Yanling County on November 20, 2015 《关于同意炎陵县乡镇区划调整方案的批复》(湘民行发〔2015〕57号) rednet (20-Nov-15), zznews.gov

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