Xiangxiang

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Xiangxiang
湘乡市
County-level city
Xiangxiang is located in Hunan
Xiangxiang
Xiangxiang
Location in Hunan
Coordinates: 27°46′16″N 112°19′41″E / 27.771°N 112.328°E / 27.771; 112.328Coordinates: 27°46′16″N 112°19′41″E / 27.771°N 112.328°E / 27.771; 112.328
Country People's Republic of China
Province Hunan
Prefecture-level city Xiangtan
Area
 • Total 2,011 km2 (776 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Total 900,000
 • Density 450/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Xiangxiang (simplified Chinese: 湘乡; traditional Chinese: 湘鄉; pinyin: Xiāngxiāng) is a county-level city under the administration of Xiangtan, Hunan province, China.[1] Located on Central Hunan and the west of Xiangtan, Xiangxiang is bordered by Ningxiang County and Shaoshan City to the north, Xiangtan County to the east, Shuangfeng County to the south, Louxing District of Loudi City to the west, it has an area of 1,912.7 km2 (738.5 sq mi) with a population of rough 850,000 (as of 2012).[2] It has 4 subdistricts, 15 towns and 3 townships under its jurisdiction, the government seat is Wangchunmen (望春门街道).[3]


Administrative divisions

Name Chinese Population (2005) Area (Km2) Note
Wangchunmen 望春门街道 38,000 7.8
Dongshan 东山街道 40,161 3.98
Xinxianglu 新湘路街道 89,000 20.03
Kunlunqiao 昆仑桥街道 38,139
Quantang 泉塘镇 49,700
Zhongsha 中沙镇 26,230 68.5
Hutian 壶天镇 49,580 144.7
Shanzao 山枣镇 50,430 101.7
Yueshan 月山镇 69,880 146.5
Lishan 栗山镇 27,100 67.8
Meiqiao 梅桥镇 50,900 137.6
Qizi 棋梓镇 53,000 138.9
Maotian 毛田镇 21,480 78
Tanshi 潭市镇 47,600 127.8
Baitian 白田镇 48,000 105.73
Fanjiang 翻江镇 42,880 133.39
Yutang 虞塘镇 38,000 94.6
Jinshi 金石镇 35,860 88.9
Longdong 龙洞镇 29,200 76.8
Dongjiao 东郊乡 15,000 162
Yuduan 育塅乡 39,860 88

Notable people

References

  1. ^ (in Chinese) Profile of Xiangxiang, Official website of Xiangxiang Government, visited on May 29, 2008.
  2. ^ 湘潭市人民政府关于将湘乡市龙洞镇7个村和金石镇2个村成建制划归韶山市管辖的通知 (2012年4月25日-潭政发〔2012〕11号)
  3. ^ xzqh.org: 湘乡市历史沿革 (2016-02-02)

External links

  • Official website
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