Jianshui County
建水县
Lin'an (临安)
Chao Yang Lou, the old city gate of Jianshui, which now stands in the middle of town
Chao Yang Lou, the old city gate of Jianshui, which now stands in the middle of town
Jianshui is located in Yunnan
Jianshui
Jianshui
Location of the seat in Yunnan
Coordinates (Jianshui County government): 23°38′09″N 102°49′34″E / 23.6358°N 102.8262°E / 23.6358; 102.8262Coordinates: 23°38′09″N 102°49′34″E / 23.6358°N 102.8262°E / 23.6358; 102.8262
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceYunnan
Autonomous prefectureHonghe
Area
 • Total3,940 km2 (1,520 sq mi)
Population
 • Total490,000
 • Density120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Postal code
654300
Area code(s)0873
Websitewww.ynjs.gov.cn

Jianshui County (Chinese: 建水县; pinyin: Jiànshuǐ Xiàn; Hani: Jeifsyu) is a city in Honghe prefecture, Yunnan province, China. It was historic center of the province[citation needed] and remains an important transportation crossroad. Previously, it has been known as Lin'an (Chinese: 临安) or Huili (Chinese: 惠历); today, the name Lin'an Town is retained by Jianshui's county seat.

Geography

To the east lies Jijie, to the west Shiping, to the southeast Gejiu and Yuanyang, to the north Tonghai.

Administrative divisions

Jianshui County has 8 towns and 6 townships.[1]

8 towns
  • Lin'an (临安镇)
  • Guanting (官厅镇)
  • Xizhuang (西庄镇)
  • Qinglong (青龙镇)
  • Nanzhuang (南庄镇)
  • Chake (岔科镇)
  • Qujiang (曲江镇)
  • Miandian (面甸镇)
6 townships
  • Puxiong (普雄乡)
  • Lihaozhai (李浩寨乡)
  • Potou (坡头乡)
  • Panjiang (盘江乡)
  • Limin (利民乡)
  • Dianwei (甸尾乡)

Tourist attractions

References

  1. ^ "国家统计局" (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2021-12-07.