Jinzhou, Ningxiang

Jinzhou Town (simplified Chinese: 金洲镇; traditional Chinese: 金洲鎮; pinyin: Jīnzhōu Zhèn) is a rural town in Ningxiang City, Hunan Province, China. It is surrounded by Shuangjiangkou Town to the northwest, Wushan Subdistrict to the east, Lijingpu Subdistrict to the west, and Xiaduopu Town to the south. As of the 2000 census it had a population of 27,223 and an area of 62.1 square kilometres (24.0 sq mi). It is home of Jinzhou New Urban Area.

Jinzhou Town
Chinese transcription(s)
 • Simplified金洲镇
 • Traditional金洲鎮
 • PinyinJīnzhōu Zhèn
Jinzhou Town is located in Hunan
Jinzhou Town
Jinzhou Town
Location in Hunan
Coordinates: 28°17′10″N 112°39′14″E / 28.28611°N 112.65389°E / 28.28611; 112.65389Coordinates: 28°17′10″N 112°39′14″E / 28.28611°N 112.65389°E / 28.28611; 112.65389
Country China
ProvinceHunan
CountyNingxiang City
Area
 • Total62.1 km2 (24.0 sq mi)
Population
31,000
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
410604
Area code(s)0731

Administrative divisionEdit

The town is divided into four villages and two communities:

  • Guanshan Community (关山社区)
  • Quanmin Community (全民社区)
  • Tongxing (同兴村)
  • Jianlou (箭楼村)
  • Yantang (颜塘村)
  • Longqiao (龙桥村)

GeographyEdit

The Wei River flows through the town.

CultureEdit

Huaguxi is the most influential local theater.[1]

TransportationEdit

The Jinzhou Highway (金洲大道) runs from Yutan Subdistrict through Chengjiao Subdistrict, Shuangjiangkou Town and Jinzhou Town to Changsha City in the Yuelu District.[1]

The G5513 Changsha-Zhangjiajie Expressway runs southeast to Wangcheng District of Changsha, and the northwest through Chengjiao Subdistrict to Heshan District of Yiyang.[2]

AttractionsEdit

The Mount Guan Ancient Town (关山古镇) is a famous tourist attraction.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Huang Haichao; Jiang Hongzhao (2002-09-01). 《宁乡史地》 [History and Geography of Ningxiang] (in Chinese). Hainan: Nanfang Publishing House. ISBN 7-80660-538-X.
  2. ^ Zhang Hong, ed. (2018). 《中国分省系列地图册:湖南》 [Maps of Provinces in China: Hunan] (in Chinese). Xicheng District, Beijing: SinoMaps Press. pp. 34–35. ISBN 978-7-5031-8949-4.