Pujiang County, Sichuan

Pujiang County

Pujiang is located in Sichuan
Location in Sichuan
Coordinates: 30°11′56″N103°30′32″E / 30.199°N 103.509°E / 30.199; 103.509Coordinates: 30°11′56″N103°30′32″E / 30.199°N 103.509°E / 30.199; 103.509[1]
Country People's Republic of China
Province Sichuan
Sub-provincial city Chengdu
 • Total 580 km2 (220 sq mi)
 • Total 239,562
 • Density 411/km2 (1,060/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
Chengdu district map

Pujiang County (simplified Chinese: 蒲江县; traditional Chinese: 蒲江縣; pinyin: Pújiāng Xiàn) is a county of Sichuan Province, China, it is under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Chengdu, the provincial capital.

Geography [ edit ]

Pujiang County is in the Southwest part of the Sichuan Basin and in the area from East longitude 103°19′to 103°41′ and from North latitude 30°05′ to 30°20′. It borders Pengshan and Meishan in the east, Mingshan in the west, Danlin (Danleng County) in the south, and Qionglai City in the north, stretching 37 kilometers from east to west and 27.5 kilometers from north to south.

History [ edit ]

In the 4th century BC the Qin Kingdom annexed the Shu Kingdom and established Puyang county in the Pushui area. In the Han Dynasty, Puyang county was eliminated and affiliated with Linyi county. In 554 AD, it was built as Guangding county and in 601 AD the name was changed to Pujiang. The county was originally located in Lixudi in the north and during the Hongwu Emperor reign, the emperor moved the county to what is now Heshan town under the jurisdiction of Qiongzhou, and later under Meishan, then Wenjiang. In 1983 it was put under the administration of the city of Chengdu.

Industrial area [ edit ]

The urban district, Pujiang Centralized Area for Industrial Development, is near to Chendu-Ya'an Highway, 68 kilometers from Chengdu. The area is the only processing center for agriculture by-products at the state level in Chengdu. The size is approximately 6 square kilometers and the shorter-term development area is 5.4 square kilometers. Its emphasis is on developing food drinking biology, medicine, light industry, manufacturing, and other high technology ventures.

Climate [ edit ]

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ Google (2014-07-02). "Pujiang" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2014-07-02.
  2. ^ 我市2010年第六次全国人口普查数据公报 (in Chinese). Government of Chengdu. 2011-05-13. Retrieved 2011-08-04.
  3. ^ 中国地面气候标准值月值(1981-2010) (in Chinese). China Meteorological Data Service Center. Retrieved 20 October 2018.

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