Jinhu
金湖县
Jinhu is located in Jiangsu
Jinhu
Jinhu
Location in Jiangsu
Coordinates: 33°00′22″N 119°05′20″E / 33.006°N 119.089°E / 33.006; 119.089Coordinates: 33°00′22″N 119°05′20″E / 33.006°N 119.089°E / 33.006; 119.089[1]
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceJiangsu
Prefecture-level cityHuai'an
Area
 • Total1,393.86 km2 (538.17 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)
 • Total357,100
 • Density260/km2 (660/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
211600

Jinhu County (simplified Chinese: 金湖县; traditional Chinese: 金湖縣; pinyin: Jīnhú Xiàn; lit. 'golden lake') is under the administration of Huai'an, Jiangsu province, China.[2] It occupies the northwestern shores of and extends into Gaoyou Lake, bordering the prefecture-level cities of Yangzhou to the south and east, and Chuzhou (Anhui) to the southwest.

History

Jinhu County was formerly administered by Baoying and Gaoyou counties until 1959, when it became its own county.[2]

Administrative divisions

Jinhu County has 11 towns.[3]

11 towns
  • Licheng (黎城镇)
  • Jinnan (金南镇)
  • Minqiao (闵桥镇)
  • Taji (塔集镇)
  • Yinji (银集镇)
  • Tugou (涂沟镇)
  • Qianfeng (前锋镇)
  • Lüliang (吕良镇)
  • Chenqiao (陈桥镇)
  • Jinbei (金北镇)
  • Dailou (戴楼镇)

References

  1. ^ Google (2 July 2014). "Jinhu" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2 July 2014.
  2. ^ a b "Jinhu, Jiangsu, China". JiangSu.net. Retrieved 16 July 2012.
  3. ^ "淮安市-行政区划网 www.xzqh.org" (in Chinese). XZQH. Retrieved 24 May 2012.