Yongxiu County

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Yongxiu County
永修县
County
Location of Yongxiu County in Jiujiang City (yellow) and Jiangxi
Location of Yongxiu County in Jiujiang City (yellow) and Jiangxi
Coordinates: 29°01′N 115°49′E / 29.017°N 115.817°E / 29.017; 115.817Coordinates: 29°01′N 115°49′E / 29.017°N 115.817°E / 29.017; 115.817
Country People's Republic of China
Province Jiangxi
Prefecture-level city Jiujiang
County seat Tubu (涂埠镇)
Area
 • Total 2,035 km2 (786 sq mi)
Elevation 31 m (101 ft)
Population (2005)
 • Total 361,000
 • Density 180/km2 (460/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Area code(s) 0792
Website yongxiu.gov.cn

Yongxiu (Chinese: 永修; pinyin: Yǒngxiū) is a county under the administration of Jiujiang City in northern Jiangxi province, People's Republic of China, on the western shores of Poyang Lake. As of 2005, the county has a total population of 361,000 residing in an area of 2,035 square kilometres (786 sq mi). Bordering counties are Duchang, Xingzi, De'an, Wuning, Jing'an, Xinjian, and Anyi, while the county seat is 40 kilometres (25 mi) north of Nanchang, the provincial capital, and 80 km (50 mi) south-southwest of downtown Jiujiang.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Towns (镇)[edit]

The county oversees 12 towns:[1]

Townships (乡)[edit]

There are four:[1]

Transport[edit]

The Yongxiu County seat is 18 km (11 mi) north-northeast of Nanchang Changbei International Airport, and 50 km (31 mi) south of Jiujiang Lushan Airport.

The Beijing–Kowloon Railway and Nanchang–Jiujiang Intercity Railway traverse the county, and are served by the Yongxiu Railway Station.

Major highways passing through Yongxiu County are G70 Fuzhou–Yinchuan Expressway, China National Highway 105, and China National Highway 316.

Due to its importance in north-south travel in the province, Yongxiu was known as the "Gate of Hongdu" (洪都門戶) in ancient China.

Tourism[edit]

The spectacular Zhelin Reservoir lies in the northwest part of the county. The sacred Buddhist heaven Yunju Mountain stands in the southwest. The famous Poyang Lake Nature Reserve in the eastern part of the county.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:永修县 (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Archived from the original on December 8, 2012. Retrieved 2012-12-30. 

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