Yunmeng County

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Yunmeng County
云梦县
County
Yunmeng railway station
Yunmeng railway station
Yunmeng is located in Hubei
Yunmeng
Yunmeng
Location of the seat in Hubei
Coordinates: 31°01′16″N 113°45′14″E / 31.021°N 113.754°E / 31.021; 113.754Coordinates: 31°01′16″N 113°45′14″E / 31.021°N 113.754°E / 31.021; 113.754
Country People's Republic of China
Province Hubei
Prefecture-level city Xiaogan
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 524,799
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code 432500
Website www.yunmeng.gov.cn

Yunmeng County[2] (simplified Chinese: 云梦; traditional Chinese: 雲夢; pinyin: Yúnmèng Xiàn) is a county in eastern Hubei province, People's Republic of China. It is administered by Xiaogan City and is located just outside Xiaogan's urban area.

History[edit]

Bronze Mirror unearthed in Shuihudi, Yunmeng
Qin Dynasty Bamboo Slips unearthed in Shuihudi, Yunmeng in 1975

During the Spring and Autumn period of Chinese history (770-476 BCE), Yunmeng County formed part of the Zhou Dynasty vassal State of Yun, later annexed by the State of Chu whose kings used the area as a hunting ground. After Chu's defeat at the hands of the State of Qin in 223 BCE, Yunmeng became part of Qin territory. Legend suggests that China's first emperor Qin Shi Huang visited the county in 219 BCE. Yunmeng was the location of the Jiangxia Commandery of the Han Dynasty and the cradle of the Chinese Huang Clan.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Towns:[1][3][4][2]

Townships:

Other area:

Culture[edit]

Yumian (鱼面), meaning fish-noodle in Chinese, is a local specialty noodle made with flour and fish from the Fu River in Yunmeng. Yunmeng Yumian was awarded silver medal of The first Panama-Pacific International Exposition in 1915.[5][6][better source needed]

Notable People from Yunmeng[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "云梦县历史沿革" [Yunmeng County Historical Development]. 行政区划网站www.xzqh.org (in Simplified Chinese). 行政区划网站www.xzqh.org. 6 August 2014. Retrieved 25 April 2018. 2010年第六次人口普查,云梦县常住总人口524799人,其中:城关镇137873人,义堂镇40180人,曾店镇31059人,吴铺镇28399人,伍洛镇35006人,下辛店镇47870人,道桥镇21978人,隔蒲潭镇51137人,胡金店镇27439人,倒店乡27222人,沙河乡31241人,清明河乡24697人,云梦县经济开发区20698人。 
  2. ^ a b http://cn.bing.com/maps Yunmeng County Yitang Town Zengdian Town Wupu Town Wuluo Town Daoqiao Town Geputan Town Hujindian Town Qingminghe Town
  3. ^ "2016年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:云梦县" [2016 Statistical Area Numbers and Rural-Urban Area Numbers: Yunmeng County]. 中华人民共和国国家统计局信息网 (in Simplified Chinese). 中华人民共和国国家统计局 National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. 2016. Retrieved 25 April 2018. 统计用区划代码 名称 420923100000 城关镇 420923101000 义堂镇 420923102000 曾店镇 420923103000 吴铺镇 420923104000 伍洛镇 420923105000 下辛店镇 420923106000 道桥镇 420923107000 隔蒲潭镇 420923108000 胡金店镇 420923200000 倒店乡 420923201000 沙河乡 420923202000 清明河乡 420923450000 县经济开发区 
  4. ^ "乡镇动态" [Status of Township-level Divisions]. 云梦网 (in Simplified Chinese). 中共湖北省云梦县委 云梦县人民政府 中共云梦县委宣传部. Retrieved 25 April 2018. 开发区 城关镇 吴铺镇 伍洛镇 沙河乡 下辛店镇 道桥镇 隔蒲潭镇 清明河乡 胡金店镇 义堂镇 倒店乡 曾店镇 
  5. ^ http://www.boyar.cn/article/2009/11/05/255803.shtml 1911年鱼面作为云梦名产参加巴拿马举行的万国博览会,以“银丝鱼面”获银质奖。
  6. ^ http://www.yunmengnet.com/zt/dmpczl1/201706/t20170605_84781.shtml 百年前的1915年,云梦鱼面就在巴拿马万国博览会上荣获银质奖;