Yucheng County

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Yucheng County

Yucheng is located in Henan
Location of the seat in Henan
Coordinates: 34°24′09″N 115°50′26″E / 34.4025°N 115.8405°E / 34.4025; 115.8405Coordinates: 34°24′09″N 115°50′26″E / 34.4025°N 115.8405°E / 34.4025; 115.8405
Country People's Republic of China
Province Henan
Prefecture-level city Shangqiu
 • Total 1,558 km2 (602 sq mi)
 (2002)[citation needed]
 • Total 1,080,000
 • Density 690/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Postal code
Area code(s) 0370

Yucheng County (Chinese: 虞城县; pinyin: Yúchéng Xiàn) is a county located in the east of Henan province, People's Republic of China,affiliated to Shangqiu City,it is 47.5 kilometers wide from east to west, 67.6 kilometers long from north to south, with an area of 1485 square kilometers.It is adjacent to Liangyuan Park, Shangqiu New District and Yuyang District, bordering the provinces of Shandong to the north and Anhui to the south. It is under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Shangqiu, with a population of approximately 1.08 million and an area of 601.547 square miles (1,558.0 km2). According to preliminary statistics, in 2017, the gross domestic product (GDP) of Lucheng County was 25.72 billion yuan, the total retail sales of social consumer goods was 8.26 billion yuan, the investment in fixed assets was 23.77 billion yuan, the per capita disposable income of urban residents was 25,718 yuan, and the per capita disposable income of rural residents was 10,338. yuan


It has been founded for over 1400 years and has a lot of historic sites, such as Yiyin grave and Weizheng grave. Yucheng is also the hometown of Hua Mulan[citation needed], a well-known heroine of the Southern & Northern Dynasties. In 1949, Yucheng belonged to Shangqiu District of Henan Province. In 1958, Shangqiu and Kaifeng II were merged and belonged to Kaifeng. In 1961, Shangqiu District was re-established (renamed Shangqiu District in 1969), Shangqiu City was established in 1997, and Qiucheng City was in Shangqiu City.


In the fifth population census in 2000, the total population of Yucheng County was 1,102,261.

By the end of 2014, there were 355,000 households in Yucheng County, with a total registered population of 1,183,800 and a permanent resident population of 888,500, of which the urban population was 286,500.


Yucheng County is located in the middle latitude and belongs to the semi-humid semi-arid continental monsoon climate in the eastern warm temperate zone with four distinct seasons.The climate change is remarkable, the spring is warm and windy, the summer is hot and rainy, the autumn is cool and warm, and the winter is cold and dry.The annual average wind speed is 3.1m/s, the annual average temperature is 14.1 °C, and the average annual precipitation is 726.5mm.


Yucheng County is located in the central part of China, with a superior geographical environment and many railways passing through here.The Bohai Railway, 310 National Highway, Lianhuo Expressway, Yu 36 Highway and Yu 04 Highway cross the east and west, and the Beijing-Kowloon Railway, Shangyu Expressway, 105 National Highway and Yu-203 Highway run through the north and south.There are 4 railway stations in the county.

Beijing-Kowloon Railway :Beijing to Kowloon

Longhai Railway: Lanzhou to Lianyungang

Lianhuo Expressway: Lianyungang to Khorgos

Jiguang Expressway: Jinan to Guangzho

Xinshang Expressway: Zhengzhou Xinzheng International Airport to Shangqiu Junmin Airport

National Highway 105 :G105 Beijing to Zhuhai

National Highway 310 :G310 Lianyungang to Tianshui

Jiyu Expressway :Jining to Tuen Mun

Yongdeng Expressway :Yongcheng to Dengfeng


The culture of Luancheng County from ancient times to the present has left a wealth of tourism resources for Yucheng.

Mulanyu is located in Dazhouzhuang Village, Yingjiao Town, 35 km south of Yucheng County, 35 km from Yucheng County and 2.5 km from Mulan Station of Beijing-Kowloon Railway.

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