Yingshan County, Hubei

Yingshan County

View near Yangliuwan
View near Yangliuwan
Yingshan is located in Hubei
Location of the seat in Hubei
Coordinates (Yingshan government): 30°44′06″N115°40′52″E / 30.735°N 115.681°E / 30.735; 115.681Coordinates: 30°44′06″N115°40′52″E / 30.735°N 115.681°E / 30.735; 115.681
Country People's Republic of China
Province Hubei
Prefecture-level city Huanggang
 • Total 1,449 km2 (559 sq mi)
 • Total 357,296
 • Density 250/km2 (640/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)
Website 英山政府网 (Yingshan Government Website) (in Simplified Chinese)

Yingshan County (simplified Chinese: 英山; traditional Chinese: 英山; pinyin: Yīngshān Xiàn) is one of the seven counties governed by the prefecture-level city of Huanggang, Hubei, located on the eastern edge of the province, adjoining Anhui, and encompassing the southwestern portion of the Dabie Mountains. The county covers an area of 1,449 square kilometres (559 sq mi) and governs, as of 2004, 409,601 people[citation needed] in 11 towns and townships.

History [ edit ]

Yingshan is famous as the birthplace of Bi Sheng,[2] the inventor of movable-type printing technology in the 11th century, which is regarded as one of ancient China's Four Great Inventions. Communist guerrillas were active in the area in the early period of their insurgency, and the 27th Corps of the Red Army was set up there. It was also the point of departure for the 25th Corps on the Communists' Long March to Yan'an.[citation needed]

Geography [ edit ]

Administrative divisions [ edit ]

Yingshan County administers eight towns and three townships:[3][4][5][6]

# Name Chinese (S)
1 Wenquan 温泉
2 Nanhe 南河
3 Hongshan 红山
4 Jinjiapu 金家铺
5 Shitouzui 石头咀 (石头嘴镇)
6 Caopandi 草盘地
7 Leijiadian 雷家店
8 Yangliuwan 杨柳湾
9 Fangjiazui 方家咀 (方家嘴乡)
10 Kongjiafang 孔家坊
11 Taojiahe 陶家河
12 Taohuachong Forestry Area 桃花冲 林场
13 Wujiashan Forestry Area 吴家山 林场
14 Wufengshan Forestry Area 五峰山 林场
15 Yingshan County Economic Development District 英山县 经济开发区

Economy [ edit ]

The county is rich in natural resources and produces tea, silk, herbs, chestnuts, and granite. Yingshan is the leading producer of Green Tea in Hubei and the fourth largest tea producer in China. There are four hot water springs in Yingshan town, with the water temperature recorded up to 71 Celsius degrees. [citation needed]

Transportation [ edit ]

Gallery [ edit ]

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ 英山县简介 (in Chinese). Yingshan County People's Government. 1 September 2014. Retrieved 14 January 2018. 全县版图面积1449平方公里,
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  3. ^ 乡镇之窗 (in Chinese). Yingshan County People's Government. Retrieved 14 January 2018. 雷家店镇 陶家河乡 孔家坊 方家咀乡 温泉镇 南河镇 石头咀镇 金家铺镇 红山镇 杨柳湾镇 草盘地镇
  4. ^ 黄冈市乡镇(街道)名录 [Huanggang City Township-level Divisions List] (in Chinese). 15 August 2014. Retrieved 13 January 2018. 英山县辖8个镇、3个乡:温泉镇、南河镇、红山镇、金家铺镇、石头嘴镇、草盘地镇、雷家店镇、杨柳湾镇、方家嘴乡、孔家坊乡、陶家河乡。
  5. ^ 2016年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:英山县 [2016 Statistical Area Numbers and Rural-Urban Area Numbers: Yingshan County]. National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. 2016. Retrieved 11 July 2018. 统计用区划代码 名称 421124100000 温泉镇 421124101000 南河镇 421124102000 红山镇 421124103000 金家铺镇 421124104000 石头咀镇 421124105000 草盘地镇 421124106000 雷家店镇 421124107000 杨柳湾镇 421124200000 方家咀乡 421124201000 孔家坊乡 421124202000 陶家河乡 421124400000 桃花冲林场 421124401000 吴家山林场 421124402000 五峰山林场 421124403000 英山县经济开发区
  6. ^ 中国地质邮政编码簿(2015). China Post. 2015. p. 594.

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