Linzhou
林州市
Farms in Linzhou, Henan, irrigated by the Red Flag Canal
Farms in Linzhou, Henan, irrigated by the Red Flag Canal
Linzhou is located in Henan
Linzhou
Linzhou
Location in Henan
Coordinates: Coordinates: 36°01′09″N 113°51′36″E / 36.0193°N 113.8600°E / 36.0193; 113.8600
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceHenan
Prefecture-level cityAnyang
Area
 • Total2,046 km2 (790 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)[2]
 • Total815,000
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
456550
Area code(s)(0)372

Linzhou (Chinese: 林州; pinyin: Línzhōu), formerly Lin County or Linxian ((simplified Chinese: 林县; traditional Chinese: 林縣; pinyin: Lín Xiàn)), is a county-level city in Anyang, Henan, China. Adjacent to Shanxi Province and Hebei Province, it is located in the north of Henan Province and at the eastern foot of the Taihang Mountains. It covers an area of 2046 square kilometers and has a population of about one million.[3]

Linzhou is well known for its Red Flag Canal, which was constructed in the 1960s.

Administrative divisions

As 2012, this city is divided to 4 subdistricts, 13 towns and 3 townships.[4]

Subdistricts
  • Guiyuan Subdistrict (桂园街道)
  • Longshan Subdistrict (龙山街道)
  • Kaiyuan Subdistrict (开元街道)
  • Zhenlin Subdistrict (振林街道)
Towns
  • Caisang (采桑镇)
  • Donggang (东岗镇)
  • Dongyao (东姚镇)
  • Guilin (桂林镇)
  • Hejian (合涧镇)
  • Hengshui (横水镇)
  • Heshun (河顺镇)
  • Lingyang (陵阳镇)
  • Linqi (临淇镇)
  • Rencun (任村镇)
  • Wulong (五龙镇)
  • Yaocun (姚村镇)
  • Yuankang (原康镇)
Townships

See also

References

  1. ^ 最新人口信息 www.hongheiku.com (in Chinese). hongheiku. Retrieved 2021-01-12.
  2. ^ 最新人口信息 www.hongheiku.com (in Chinese). hongheiku. Retrieved 2021-01-12.
  3. ^ Official website of Linzhou City
  4. ^ 安阳市-行政区划网 www.xzqh.org (in Chinese). XZQH. Retrieved 2012-05-24.