Yongxing County

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Yongxing County
永兴县
County
Yongxing is located in Hunan
Yongxing
Yongxing
Location in Hunan
Coordinates: 26°07′26″N 113°06′50″E / 26.124°N 113.114°E / 26.124; 113.114Coordinates: 26°07′26″N 113°06′50″E / 26.124°N 113.114°E / 26.124; 113.114[1]
Country People's Republic of China
Province Hunan
Prefecture-level city Chenzhou
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 4233XX

Yongxing County (simplified Chinese: 永兴县; traditional Chinese: 永興縣; pinyin: Yǒngxīng Xiàn) is a county in Hunan Province, China, it is under the administration of Chenzhou prefecture-level City.

Located on the south eastern part of the province, it is adjacent to the north of the city proper in Chenzhou. The county borders to the northwest by Leiyang City, to the southwest by Guiyang County, to the south by Suxian District, to the southeast by Zixing City, to the northeast by Anren County. Yongxing County covers 1,979 km2 (764 sq mi), as of 2015, It had a registered population of 696,000 and a resident population of 542,800.[2] The county has 11 towns and 4 townships under its jurisdiction, the county seat is Bianjiang Town (便江镇).[3]

Transportation[edit]

Yongxing's transport links include the National Highway 212, the Beijing to Guangzhou Railway and the Beijing to Zhuhai Expressway constitute a transport network covering this area that allows local people to make one-day round-trip to cities like Changsha to the north or Guangzhou to the south.

Economy[edit]

Silver is an important industry in Yongxing, which is nicknamed “China’s Silver Capital”. As of 2003, Yongxing's GDP reached 3.68 billion yuan and its public revenue was 245 million yuan. The average annual personal income of its urban and rural residents was 6,820 and 3,304 yuan, respectively.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Google (2014-07-02). "Yongxing" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2014-07-02. 
  2. ^ the population of Yongxing County in 2015, according to the Statistical Communiqué of Yongxing County on the 2015 National Economic and Social Development - (2015年永兴县国民经济和社会发展统计公报): czs.gov.cn or yxx.gov.cn
  3. ^ the divisions of Yongxing County in 2015, according to the result on adjustment of township-level administrative divisions of Yongxing County on November 27, 2015 - 《湖南省民政厅关于同意永兴县乡镇区划调整方案的批复》(湘民行发〔2015〕97号): rednet.cn, also see 《湖南省乡镇区划调整改革109个县市区批复方案》: people.com or xinhuanet.com
  4. ^ Welcome to Yongxing