Yangyuan County
阳原县
Aerial view of Sanggan River Valley in Yangyuan
Aerial view of Sanggan River Valley in Yangyuan
Location in Zhangjiakou
Location in Zhangjiakou
Yangyuan is located in Hebei
Yangyuan
Yangyuan
Location of the seat in Hebei
Coordinates: 40°07′N 114°10′E / 40.117°N 114.167°E / 40.117; 114.167Coordinates: 40°07′N 114°10′E / 40.117°N 114.167°E / 40.117; 114.167
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceHebei
Prefecture-level cityZhangjiakou
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Yangyuan County
Simplified Chinese阳原
Traditional Chinese陽原
Literal meaningSunny Plain County
Yang Plain County

Yangyuan County is a county in Zhangjiakou Prefecture, Hebei Province, China.

Geography

Yangyuan is bounded by Huai'an County to the north, Xuanhua County to the east, Yu County to the south, and by Datong municipality in Shanxi Province to the north and west.

History

Under the Han, Yangyuan County was part of Dai Commandery.

Administration

Yangyuan runs 5 towns (zhen, 镇) and 9 townships (xiang, 乡). The county executive, legislature and judiciary are in Xicheng Town, together with the CPC and PSB branches.

Towns

Townships

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