Yintian, Shaoshan

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Yintian Town
Town
Chinese transcription(s)
 • Simplified 银田镇
 • Traditional 銀田鎮
 • Pinyin Yíntián Zhèn
Yintian Town is located in Hunan
Yintian Town
Yintian Town
Location in Hunan
Coordinates: 27°53′02″N 112°36′27″E / 27.88389°N 112.60750°E / 27.88389; 112.60750Coordinates: 27°53′02″N 112°36′27″E / 27.88389°N 112.60750°E / 27.88389; 112.60750
Country People's Republic of China
Province Hunan
City Xiangtan
County-level city Shaoshan
Area
 • Total 28 km2 (11 sq mi)
Population 19,500
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 411300
Area code(s) 0732

Yintian Town (simplified Chinese: 银田镇; traditional Chinese: 銀田鎮; pinyin: Yíntián Zhèn) is an urban town in Shaoshan City, Xiangtan City, Hunan Province, China. As of the 2000 census it had a population of 19,560 and an area of 28 square kilometres (11 sq mi).

Administrative division[edit]

The town is divided into eleven villages and a community: Yintianzhen Community (银田镇社区), Qingshi Village (青石村), South Village (南村), Chayuan Village (茶园村), Aoshi Village (鳌石村), Fengjia Village (凤家村), Changtian Village (长田村), Nanhu Village (南湖村), Sanhua Village (三华村), Xifeng Village (夕丰村), Beituo Village (北托村), and Huaixing Village (槐星村).[1]

Geography[edit]

The Longgu Mountain (龙骨岭) is a scenic spot in the town, the highest point of the mountain, measures 158.2 metres (519 ft).

Economy[edit]

The region abounds with coal, limestone, and sepiolite.

Transportation[edit]

The S208 Provincial Highway (S208省道) runs through the town.

Attractions[edit]

Yintian Temple (银田寺), built in 1459, in the third year of the age of Tianshun of Emperor Yingzong, is a Buddhism temple and scenic spot.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 韶山市银田镇 [Shaoshan City, Yintian Town] (in Chinese). 行政区划网. Retrieved 2013.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)

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