Sihong
泗洪县
Szehung
Sihong is located in Jiangsu
Sihong
Sihong
Location in Jiangsu
Coordinates: 33°27′54″N 118°12′22″E / 33.465°N 118.206°E / 33.465; 118.206Coordinates: 33°27′54″N 118°12′22″E / 33.465°N 118.206°E / 33.465; 118.206[1]
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceJiangsu
Prefecture-level citySuqian
Area
 • Total2,731 km2 (1,054 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)[3]
 • Total1,093,700
 • Density400/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
223900

Sihong County (simplified Chinese: 泗洪县; traditional Chinese: 泗洪縣; pinyin: Sìhóng Xiàn) is under the administration of Suqian, Jiangsu province, China. It borders the prefecture-level cities of Huai'an to the southeast, Chuzhou (Anhui) to the south, Bengbu (Anhui) to the west, and Suzhou (Anhui) to the northwest.

History

The area that later became Sihong County probably served as center for the state of Xu during Spring and Autumn period, and harbored its capital city.[4]

Administrative divisions

In the present, Sihong County has 14 towns and 9 townships.[5]

14 towns
  • Qingyang (青阳镇)
  • Shuanggou (双沟镇)
  • Shangtang (上塘镇)
  • Weiying (魏营镇)
  • Bancheng (临淮镇)
  • Bancheng (半城镇)
  • Sunyuan (孙园镇)
  • Meihua (梅花镇)
  • Guiren (归仁镇)
  • Jinsuo (金锁镇)
  • Zhuhu (朱湖镇)
  • Jieji (界集镇)
  • Taiping (太平镇)
  • Longji (龙集镇)
9 townships
  • Sihe (四河乡)
  • Fengshan (峰山乡)
  • Caomiao (曹庙乡)
  • Chemen (车门乡)
  • Yaogou (瑶沟乡)
  • Shiji (石集乡)
  • Chengtou (城头乡)
  • Chenxu (陈圩乡)
  • Tianganghu (天岗湖乡)

See also

References

  1. ^ Google (2014-07-02). "Sihong" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2014-07-02.
  2. ^ Suqian Statistical Yearbook 2012/《宿迁统计年鉴2012》.(in Chinese) Accessed 9 July 2014.
  3. ^ China 2010 Census County-by-county Statistics/《中国2010年人口普查分县资料》.(in Chinese) Accessed 9 July 2014.
  4. ^ Li (1985), p. 190.
  5. ^ "宿迁市-行政区划网 www.xzqh.org" (in Chinese). XZQH. Retrieved 2012-05-24.

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