Taixing
泰兴市
Taihing
Taixing is located in Jiangsu
Taixing
Taixing
Location in Jiangsu
Coordinates: 32°09′32″N 120°01′44″E / 32.159°N 120.029°E / 32.159; 120.029Coordinates: 32°09′32″N 120°01′44″E / 32.159°N 120.029°E / 32.159; 120.029[1]
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceJiangsu
Prefecture-level cityTaizhou
Area
(2008)[2]
 • Total1,172 km2 (453 sq mi)
Population
 (2017)[3]
 • Total1,185,600
 • Density1,000/km2 (2,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
225400

Taixing (simplified Chinese: 泰兴; traditional Chinese: 泰興; pinyin: Tàixīng) is a county-level city under the administration of Taizhou, Jiangsu province, China. It is located in the Yangtze River Delta, bordering the prefecture-level cities of Nantong to the east, Changzhou to the southwest, and Zhenjiang to the west.

History

The southern Hailin county was taken away to create Taixing in 938, it was administrated by Taizhou. It was under the jurisdiction of Yangzhou during the era of Yuan and Ming, but was transferred to Tongzhou later.[4] It was returned to Yangzhou in 1953, and became a county-level city in 1992. It was transferred to Taizhou in 1996.[2]

Administrative divisions

In the present, Taixing City has 1 subdistrict, 14 towns and 1 township.[5]

1 subdistrict
14 towns
  • Huangqiao (黄桥镇)
  • Fenjie (分界镇)
  • Guxi (古溪镇)
  • Yuanzhu (元竹镇)
  • Shanhu (珊瑚镇)
  • Guangling (广陵镇)
  • Quxia (曲霞镇)
  • Zhangqiao (张桥镇)
  • Heshi (河失镇)
  • Xinjie (新街镇)
  • Yaowang (姚王镇)
  • Xuanbao (宣堡镇)
  • Hongqiao (虹桥镇)
  • Binjiang (滨江镇)
1 township

Notable people

See also

References

  1. ^ Google (2014-07-02). "Taixing" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2014-07-02.
  2. ^ a b 江苏市县概况 [A Survey of Cities and Counties in Jiangsu] (in Chinese). pp. 401–5. ISBN 978-7-55-373496-5.
  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. ^ 中国历史大辞典·历史地理卷 [The Great Encyclopaedia of Chinese history, Volume on Historical Geography] (in Chinese). Shanghai Cishu Press. 1996. p. 722. ISBN 7-5326-0299-0.
  5. ^ "泰州市-行政区划网 www.xzqh.org" (in Chinese). XZQH. Retrieved 2012-05-24.