Puyang County

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Puyang County
Location of Puyang County in Puyang City
Location of Puyang County in Puyang City
Puyang County is located in Henan
Puyang County
Puyang County
Location of the seat in Henan
Coordinates: 35°45′43″N 115°01′48″E / 35.76194°N 115.03000°E / 35.76194; 115.03000Coordinates: 35°45′43″N 115°01′48″E / 35.76194°N 115.03000°E / 35.76194; 115.03000
Country People's Republic of China
Province Henan
Prefecture-level city Puyang
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)

Puyang County is a county of Henan, China. It is under the administration of Puyang city.


Puyang County No. 3 Experimental School, as of 2017, had 1,704 students,[1] and 62 teachers.[2] The average class size was 71 students per class.[1] Many parents from rural areas send their children to this school because their local schools had closed. Yuan Suwen and Li Rongde wrote in Caixin that it "is considered one of the few good schools in the area."[2] In March 2017 a stampede occurred at the school, injuring 22 children and killing one.[2]


  1. ^ a b Cai, Jiaxin; Chen Shaoyuan; Li Rongde (2017-05-25). "Chinese Counties Learn the ABCs of Teacher Pay". Caixin Global. Retrieved 2017-05-29.
  2. ^ a b c Yuan, Suwen; Li Rongde (2017-03-24). "Rural School Trampling Death Brings Overcrowding Issues to Fore". Caixin Global. Retrieved 2017-05-29.

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