Zichang County

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Zichang County


Zichang in Yan'an
Zichang in Yan'an
Yan'an in Shaanxi
Yan'an in Shaanxi
Coordinates: 37°08′34″N 109°40′31″E / 37.1427°N 109.6752°E / 37.1427; 109.6752Coordinates: 37°08′34″N 109°40′31″E / 37.1427°N 109.6752°E / 37.1427; 109.6752
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Prefecture-level cityYan'an
Time zoneUTC+8 (China standard time)
Bronze ruler. Han dynasty, 206 BCE to CE 220. Excavated in Zichang County.

Zichang County is a county in the north Shaanxi province, China. It is the northernmost county-level division of the prefecture-level city of Yan'an. It had an estimated population of 240,000 people residing in an area of 2,405 km2 (929 sq mi) in 2004. Formerly called Anding County (Anting) (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.