Heng County, or Hengxian (simplified Chinese: 横县; traditional Chinese: 橫縣; pinyin: Héng Xiàn; Standard Zhuang: Hwngz Yen) is a county of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China, it is under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Nanning, the capital of Guangxi, with a permanent population of 863,001 and a hukou population of 1,200,521[4] as of the 2010 Census. The easternmost county-level division of Nanning City, it borders the prefecture-level cities of Guigang to the northeast, Yulin to the east, and Qinzhou to the south. 60% speak Pinghua as there mother tongue and a further 30% speak Pingua as a second language.[5]

Heng County

横县 · Hwngz Yen
Hengxian is located in Guangxi
Location of the seat in Guangxi
Coordinates: 22°40′48″N 109°15′41″E / 22.6799°N 109.2614°E / 22.6799; 109.2614Coordinates: 22°40′48″N 109°15′41″E / 22.6799°N 109.2614°E / 22.6799; 109.2614[1]
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Autonomous regionGuangxi
Prefecture-level cityNanning
Subdivisions14 towns
3 townships
SeatHengzhou (横州镇)
 • Total3,464 km2 (1,337 sq mi)
56 m (185 ft)
 • Total863,001
 • Density250/km2 (650/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code

Administrative divisionsEdit

There are 14 towns and 3 townships in the county:[6]





  1. ^ Google (2014-07-02). "Hengxian" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2014-07-02.
  2. ^ Nanning City Land Use Plan (2006–20)/《南宁市土地利用总体规划(2006-2020年)》.(in Chinese) Accessed 8 July 2014.
  3. ^ 《中国2010年人口普查分县资料》 (in Chinese). China Statistics Print. December 2012. ISBN 978-7-5037-6659-6.
  4. ^ 《中华人民共和国全国分县市人口统计资料2010》. 群众出版社. November 2011. ISBN 978-7-5014-4917-0.
  5. ^ Yu Jin (余谨) (ed.). 广西平话研究. p. 88f. ISBN 978-7-5161-8896-5.
  6. ^ 2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:横县 (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Archived from the original on 2012-07-21. Retrieved 2013-01-03.

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