Xiping County
西平县
Siping
Xiping is located in Henan
Xiping
Xiping
Location of the seat in Henan
Coordinates: 33°23′17″N 114°01′19″E / 33.388°N 114.022°E / 33.388; 114.022Coordinates: 33°23′17″N 114°01′19″E / 33.388°N 114.022°E / 33.388; 114.022
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceHenan
Prefecture-level cityZhumadian
Area
 • Total1,098 km2 (424 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)[2]
 • Total682,200
 • Density620/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
463900
Xiping station in February 2009
Xiping station in February 2009

Xiping County (simplified Chinese: 西平县; traditional Chinese: 西平縣; pinyin: Xīpíng Xiàn) is a county in the southeast-central part of Henan province in the People's Republic of China. It is the northernmost county-level division of the prefecture-level city of Zhumadian. Xiping covers an area of 1,098 square kilometres (424 sq mi) and has 840,000 inhabitants.[when?]

The place of the iron forge of Jiudian (simplified Chinese: 酒店冶铁遗址; traditional Chinese: 酒店冶鐵遺址; pinyin: Jiǔdiàn yětiě yízhǐ) from the Warring States period till the Jin Dynasty and the pagoda of the Baoyan temple (宝严寺塔; 寶嚴寺塔; Bǎoyán sì tǎ) from the Tang Dynasty are listed in the list of Monuments of the People's Republic of China.

Administration

It administers 3 sub-district offices, 6 towns, 9 townships, 1 ethnic township and 2 others.[3]

Subdistricts
Towns
  • Wugouying (五沟营镇)
  • Quanzhai (权寨镇)
  • Shiling (师灵镇)
  • Chushan (出山镇)
  • Penyao (盆尧镇)
  • Leizu (嫘祖镇)
Townships
  • Zhongqu Township (重渠乡)
  • Renhe Township
  • Songji Township (宋集乡)
  • Tandian Township (谭店乡)
  • Lumiao Township (芦庙乡)
  • Yangzhuang Township (杨庄乡)
  • Zhuantan Township (专探乡)
  • Erlang Township (二郎乡)
  • Jiaozhuang Township (焦庄乡)
Ethnic townships
Others

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. ^ "2017年统计用区划代码". www.stats.gov.cn. Retrieved 2019-11-21.