Zhenping County, Henan

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Zhenping County, Henan
County
Chinese transcription(s)
Country China
Province Henan
Prefecture Nanyang
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

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

Economy

The Henan Kangyuan Softshell Turtle Farm (河南省南阳镇平县康苑鳖业有限公司), located in Zhenping County's Jiasong Town is one of China's largest facilities for raising the Yellow River Turtle (黄河鳖), a variety of the Chinese softshell turtle. The farm, which occupies 600 mu (100 acres) of land and water, raises some 6 million of those creatures per year.[1][2]

Notes

  1. ^ 镇平县康苑鳖业有限责任公司
  2. ^ 河南省镇平县康苑形成黄河中华鳖规模化生产能力 Archived June 14, 2013, at the Wayback Machine.. In this report, the farm is said to be the largest Chinese softshell turtle farms north of the Yangtze River.

Coordinates: 33°02′02″N 112°14′02″E / 33.03389°N 112.23389°E / 33.03389; 112.23389


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