Yueyang County

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Yueyang County
岳阳县
County
Yueyang County is located in Hunan
Yueyang County
Yueyang County
Location in Hunan
Coordinates: 29°08′38″N 113°06′58″E / 29.14389°N 113.11611°E / 29.14389; 113.11611Coordinates: 29°08′38″N 113°06′58″E / 29.14389°N 113.11611°E / 29.14389; 113.11611
Country People's Republic of China
Province Hunan
Prefecture-level city Yueyang
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 4140XX
Area code(s) 0730

Yueyang County (simplified Chinese: 岳阳县; traditional Chinese: 岳陽縣; pinyin: Yuèyáng Xiàn) is a county in Hunan province, China, it is under the administration of Yueyang City.

The county is located on the northeastern margin of the province, the Xiang River runs through the west land of the county from south to east, the most of the county is located on the eastern shore of the Dongting Lake. It is bordered to the north by Jianli County of Hubei, Linxiang City, Yunxi and Yueyanglou Districts, to the northwest and the west by Junshan District and Nan County, to the south by Yuanjiang, Miluo Cities, Xiangyin and Pingjiang Counties, to the east by Tongcheng County of Hubei.

Yueyang County covers an area of 2,893.3 km2 (1,117.1 sq mi), as of 2015, it had a registered population of 720,660 and a permanent resident population of 733,300.[1] The county has 11 towns and 3 townships under its jurisdiction. The government seat is Rongjiawan (荣家湾镇).[2]

Administrative divisions[edit]

According to the result on adjustment of township-level administrative divisions of Yueyang County on November 30, 2015, Yueyang has 3 townships and 11 towns under its jurisdiction.[2] they are:

3 townships

11 towns

References[edit]

  1. ^ the population of Yueyang County in 2015, according to the Statistical Communiqué of Yueyang County on the 2015 National Economic and Social Development - (2015年岳阳县国民经济和社会发展统计公报): yueyang-county.gov or ahmhxc.com
  2. ^ a b the divisions of Yueyang County in 2015, according to the result on adjustment of township-level administrative divisions of Yueyang County on (November 30, 2015) - 《湖南省民政厅关于同意岳阳县乡镇区划调整方案的批复》(湘民行发〔2015〕108号): rednet (30-Nov-15) or tcmap.com, also see people.com : 湖南省乡镇区划调整改革109个县市区批复方案 (2015-12-08) or xinhuanet.com