Changfeng County

Changfeng County (simplified Chinese: 长丰县; traditional Chinese: 長豐縣; pinyin: Chángfēng Xiàn) is a county of Anhui Province, East China, it is under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Hefei, the capital of Anhui. It is the northernmost county-level division of Hefei, the provincial capital. The county has a surface of 1,922.24 km2 (742.18 sq mi) and a population of 629,535 inhabitants.[1] It contains 9 towns, 6 townships, and a development zone.

Changfeng
长丰县
View of Shuangdunji in Changfeng from the Hefei–Bengbu high-speed railway
View of Shuangdunji in Changfeng from the Hefei–Bengbu high-speed railway
Changfeng in Hefei
Changfeng in Hefei
Hefei in Anhui
Hefei in Anhui
Coordinates: 32°28′41″N 117°10′03″E / 32.4780°N 117.1676°E / 32.4780; 117.1676Coordinates: 32°28′41″N 117°10′03″E / 32.4780°N 117.1676°E / 32.4780; 117.1676
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceAnhui
Prefecture-level cityHefei
Area
 • Total1,922.24 km2 (742.18 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)
 • Total674,000
 • Density350/km2 (910/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
231100
Websitewww.changfeng.gov.cn

In 2014 Changfeng County offered 1,000 RMB in cash ($140) to each family who gave newborns the mothers' surname, in order improve the imbalanced sex ratio.[2]/[3]

Administrative divisionsEdit

Changfeng County is divided to 9 towns 6 townships and 1 other.[4]

Towns
  • Shuihu (水湖镇)
  • Shuangdun (双墩镇)
  • Gangji (岗集镇)
  • Sanshitou (三十头镇)
  • Xiatang (下塘镇)
  • Wushan (吴山镇)
  • Yangmiao (杨庙镇)
  • Zhuxiang (朱巷镇)
  • Zhuangmu (庄墓镇)
Townships
  • Luotang Township (罗塘乡)
  • Yijing Township (义井乡)
  • Zuodian Township (左店乡)
  • Duji Township (杜集乡)
  • Zaojia Township (造甲乡)
  • Taolou Township (陶楼乡)
Others
  • Shuangfeng Development Zone (双凤开发区)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ (in Chinese) Compilation by LianXin website. Data from the Sixth National Population Census of the People's Republic of China Archived 2012-03-25 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "A movement to pass mothers' last names to their children is gaining traction in China".
  3. ^ "安徽长丰试点"姓氏改革",子随母姓奖千元_中国政库_澎湃新闻-The Paper".
  4. ^ "合肥市-行政区划王 http://www.xzqh.org" (in Chinese). XZQH. Retrieved 2012-05-24. External link in |title= (help)