Jianhu
建湖县
Jianhu County Geography
Jianhu County Geography
Jianhu is located in Jiangsu
Jianhu
Jianhu
Location in Jiangsu
Coordinates: 33°28′59″N 119°49′48″E / 33.483°N 119.830°E / 33.483; 119.830Coordinates: 33°28′59″N 119°49′48″E / 33.483°N 119.830°E / 33.483; 119.830[1]
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceJiangsu
Prefecture-level cityYancheng
Area
 • Total1,154 km2 (446 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total800,600
 • Density690/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
224700
Area code(s)0515

Jianhu County (simplified Chinese: 建湖县; traditional Chinese: 建湖縣; pinyin: Jiànhú Xiàn) is under the administration of Yancheng, Jiangsu province, China. It borders the prefecture-level cities of Huai'an and Yangzhou to the west.

The main town in Jianhu is commonly just called Jianhu, and sometimes Huduo (湖垛) or “Hutu“ (“糊涂“).

Administrative divisions

In the present, Jianhu County includes 12 towns.[2]

  • Jinhu (近湖镇 :Jìn-hú)
  • Jianyang (建阳镇 :Jiàn-yáng)
  • Jiangying (蒋营镇 :Jiǎng-yíng)
  • Hengji (恒济镇 :Héng-jì)
  • Yanhe (沿河镇 :Yán-hé)
  • Lugou (芦沟镇 :Lú-gōu)
  • Qingfeng (庆丰镇 :Qìng-fēng)
  • Shanggang (上冈镇 :Shàng-gāng)
  • Gangxi (冈西镇 :Gāng-xī)
  • Baota (宝塔镇 :Bǎo-tǎ)
  • Gaozuo (高作镇 :Gāo-zuò)
  • Yandan (颜单镇 :Yán dān)- is new town.

-Former Towns

Education

There are two key senior high schools in Jianhu County. One is Jianhu Senior High School, which is located in Downtown Jianhu. The other one is Shanggang Senior High School, which is located in Downtown Shanggang.

Transportation

Recent development of transportation infrastructure in Northern Jiangsu has greatly impacted Great Yancheng area, including Jianhu. The Jianhu train station opened in July 2004, and Jianhu now offers overnight train service (on Train Z156) to Beijing.

References

  1. ^ Google (2014-07-02). "Jianhu" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2014-07-02.
  2. ^ "盐城市-行政区划网 www.xzqh.org" (in Chinese). XZQH. Retrieved 2012-05-24.