Jiuchong

Jiuchong (Chinese: 九重; pinyin: Jiǔchóng), also known as Danyang (simplified Chinese: 丹阳; traditional Chinese: 丹陽; pinyin: Dānyáng),[1] is a town in the southeast of Xichuan County, southwestern Henan province, China.

Jiuchong

九重镇
Jiuchong is located in Henan
Jiuchong
Jiuchong
Location in Henan
Coordinates: 32°41′49.84″N 111°47′33.92″E / 32.6971778°N 111.7927556°E / 32.6971778; 111.7927556Coordinates: 32°41′49.84″N 111°47′33.92″E / 32.6971778°N 111.7927556°E / 32.6971778; 111.7927556
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceHenan
Prefecture-level cityNanyang
CountyXichuan
Area
 • Total134 km2 (52 sq mi)
Population
 (2008)
 • Total54,000
 • Density400/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
474475
Area code(s)0377
Websitejiuchong.xichuan.gov.cn

GeographyEdit

Jiuchong town is situated at the Southeastern part of Xichuan County. The central route of South–North Water Transfer Project's canal head is located in the west of Jiuchong town.

NameEdit

In year 1368, Zhu Yuanzhang attacked the Yuan capital Dadu (present-day Beijing), and overthrowed the Yuan Dynasty. Some royal family of Yuan Dynasty fled here and establish a Nine heavy yard, Nine heavy yard in Chinese is Jiuchong Yuan. that is the origin of Jiuchong.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 单位介绍_河南省南阳市淅川县丹阳镇. zhsho.com. Retrieved 1 August 2018.

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