Zichang County

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Zichang County
Chinese transcription(s)
 • Traditional 子長縣
 • Simplified 子长县
 • Pinyin Zǐcháng Xiàn
Country  China
Province Shaanxi
Prefecture Yan'an
Time zone China standard time (UTC+8)
Bronze ruler. Han dynasty, 206 BCE to CE 220. Excavated in Zichang County.

Zichang County is a county in the north-east of Yan'an, Shaanxi, China. It had an estimated population of 240,000 people, an area of 2,405 km2, and 100 people per km2 in 2004. Formerly called Anding County (Chinese: 安定县), it was renamed in 1942 to commemorate the Communist martyr Xie Zichang. It has a population of 273,000, of which 115,000 live in the county seat.[1]



  1. ^ "Introduction to Zichang". Zichang County Government. Retrieved 23 November 2017. 

Coordinates: 37°14′06″N 109°29′46″E / 37.23500°N 109.49611°E / 37.23500; 109.49611