Zhongning County

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Wolfberry harvest celebration

Zhongning County (simplified Chinese: 中宁县; traditional Chinese: 中寧縣; pinyin: Zhōngníng Xiàn; Wade–Giles: Chung-ning Hsien) is a county under the administration of Zhongwei city in Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of China. It has a total area of 2841 square kilometers, and a population of approximately 410,000 people.

Characteristics[edit]

Zhongning County is an agricultural county. In addition to traditional agricultural products, Wolfberries have begun to be cultivated in recent years. However, due to a drought, the growing range for the berries has not significantly increased. The county government is located in the town of Ningan, and the county's postal code is 755100.

Coordinates: 37°20′N 105°40′E / 37.333°N 105.667°E / 37.333; 105.667