Yuanjiang is located in Hunan
Location in Hunan
Coordinates: 28°56′42″N112°35′53″E / 28.945°N 112.598°E / 28.945; 112.598Coordinates: 28°56′42″N112°35′53″E / 28.945°N 112.598°E / 28.945; 112.598[1]
Country People's Republic of China
Province Hunan
Prefecture-level city Yiyang
 • County-level city 1,797.0 km2 (693.8 sq mi)
 • Urban
19.68 km2 (7.60 sq mi)
 • County-level city 819,000
 • Density 460/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
 • Urban
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code

Yuanjiang (Chinese: 沅江市; pinyin: Yuánjiāng Shì) is a county-level city in the Province of Hunan, China, it is under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Yiyang.

Located in the north of the province, the city is bordered to the north by Nan County, to the northeast by Yueyang County, to the southeast by Xiangyin County, to the south by Ziyang District, to the west by Hanshou County. Yuanjiang City covers 2,012.5 km2 (777.0 sq mi), as of 2015, it had a registered population of 768,000 and a permanent resident population of 689,100.[3] Yuanjiang has 11 towns and two subdistricts under its jurisdiction, the government seat is Qionghu (琼湖街道).[4]

Yuanjiang is a city in the drainage basin of Yuan River (Yuan Jiang), it is named after the river, which flows through the city roughly west to east. its most land is located on the northwestern bank of the Dongting Lake.

It is home to Chishan Prison, which holds a number of political prisoners.[5]

Administrative divisions [ edit ]

After an adjustment of township-level divisions of Yuanjiang City on 26 November 2015, Yuanjiang City has 11 towns and two subdistricts under its jurisdiction.[4] they are:

2 subdistricts
11 towns

Climate [ edit ]

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ Google (2014-07-02). "Yuanjiang" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2014-07-02.
  2. ^ a b Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development, ed. (2019). China Urban Construction Statistical Yearbook 2017. Beijing: China Statistics Press. p. 68. Retrieved 11 January 2020.
  3. ^ 沅江市2015年国民经济和社会发展统计公报 [Statistical Communiqué of Yuanjiang City on the 2015 National Economic and Social Development]. Yiyang People's Government. or
  4. ^ a b 《湖南省民政厅关于同意沅江市乡镇区划调整方案的批复》(湘民行发〔2015〕92号 [result on adjustment of township-level administrative divisions of Yuanjiang City on 26 November 2015]. Hunan. 2015-12-04., also see 《湖南省乡镇区划调整改革109个县市区批复方案》. Hunan. 2015-12-08. or
  5. ^ Kristof, Nicholas D. (July 7, 1992). "For a Chinese Songwriter, Stone Walls Can Make a Tune as Well as a Prison". The New York Times. Retrieved 19 September 2019.
  6. ^ 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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