List of administrative divisions of Gansu

Gansu, a province of the People's Republic of China, is made up of the following administrative divisions.

Gansu Province
Province
Capital: Lanzhou
Prefectural level divisions
Prefectural cities12
Autonomous prefectures2
County level divisions
County cities5
Counties57
Autonomous counties7
Districts17
Township level divisions
Towns457
Townships740
Ethnic townships30
Subdistricts121
Villages level divisions
Communities1,338
Administrative villages16,038
Jiayuguan districts are not counted into the figures above.

Administrative divisionsEdit

These administrative divisions are explained in greater detail at Administrative divisions of the People's Republic of China. The following table lists only the prefecture-level and county-level divisions of Gansu.

Prefecture level
(Division code)
County Level
Name Chinese Hanyu Pinyin Division code[1]
Lanzhou city
兰州市
Lánzhōu Shì
(Capital)
(6201 / LHW)
Chengguan District 城关区 Chéngguān Qū 620102 CLZ
Qilihe District 七里河区 Qīlǐhé Qū 620103 QLH
Xigu District 西固区 Xīgù Qū 620104 XGU
Anning District 安宁区 Ānníng Qū 620105 ANQ
Honggu District 红古区 Hónggǔ Qū 620111 HOG
Yongdeng County 永登县 Yǒngdēng Xiàn 620121 YDG
Gaolan County 皋兰县 Gāolán Xiàn 620122 GAL
Yuzhong County 榆中县 Yúzhōng Xiàn 620123 YZX
Jiayuguan city
嘉峪关市
Jiāyùguān Shì
(6202 / JYG)
Xiongguan District[a] 雄关区 Xióngguān Qū 620201 JYG
Changcheng District[a] 长城区 Chángchéng Qū
Jingtie District[a] 镜铁区 Jìngtiě Qū
Jinchang city
金昌市
Jīnchāng Shì
(6203 / JCS)
Jinchuan District 金川区 Jīnchuān Qū 620302 JCU
Yongchang County 永昌县 Yǒngchāng Xiàn 620321 YCF
Baiyin city
白银市
Báiyín Shì
(6204 / BYS)
Baiyin District 白银区 Báiyín Qū 620402 BYB
Pingchuan District 平川区 Píngchuān Qū 620403 PCQ
Jingyuan County 靖远县 Jìngyuǎn Xiàn 620421 JYH
Huining County 会宁县 Huìníng Xiàn 620422 HNI
Jingtai County 景泰县 Jǐngtài Xiàn 620423 JGT
Tianshui city
天水市
Tiānshuǐ Shì
(6205 / TSU)
Qinzhou District 秦州区 Qínzhōu Qū 620502 QZQ
Maiji District 麦积区 Màijī Qū 620503 MJI
Qingshui County 清水县 Qīngshuǐ Xiàn 620521 QSG
Qin'an County 秦安县 Qín'ān Xiàn 620522 QNA
Gangu County 甘谷县 Gāngǔ Xiàn 620523 GGU
Wushan County 武山县 Wǔshān Xiàn 620524 WSX
Zhangjiachuan County[b] 张家川县 Zhāngjiāchuān Xiàn 620525 ZJC
Wuwei city
武威市
Wǔwēi Shì
(6206 / WWS)
Liangzhou District 凉州区 Liángzhōu Qū 620602 LQZ
Minqin County 民勤县 Mínqín Xiàn 620621 MQN
Gulang County 古浪县 Gǔlàng Xiàn 620622 GLG
Tianzhu County[c] 天祝县 Tiānzhù Xiàn 620623 TZG
Zhangye city
张掖市
Zhāngyè Shì
(6207 / ZYE)
Ganzhou District 甘州区 Gānzhōu Qū 620702 GOU
Sunan County[d] 肃南县 Sùnán Xiàn 620721 SUN
Minle County 民乐县 Mínlè Xiàn 620722 MLE
Linze County 临泽县 Línzé Xiàn 620723 LZE
Gaotai County 高台县 Gāotái Xiàn 620724 GAT
Shandan County 山丹县 Shāndān Xiàn 620725 SDN
Pingliang city
平凉市
Píngliáng Shì
(6208 / PLS)
Kongtong District 崆峒区 Kōngtóng Qū 620802 KTQ
Jingchuan County 泾川县 Jīngchuān Xiàn 620821 JCN
Lingtai County 灵台县 Língtái Xiàn 620822 LGT
Chongxin County 崇信县 Chóngxìn Xiàn 620823 COX
Zhuanglang County 庄浪县 Zhuānglàng Xiàn 620825 ZLG
Jingning County 静宁县 Jìngníng Xiàn 620826 JNI
Huating city 华亭市 Huátíng Shì 620881
Jiuquan city
酒泉市
Jiǔquán Shì
(6209 / JQG)
Suzhou District 肃州区 Sùzhōu Qū 620902 SOU
Jinta County 金塔县 Jīntǎ Xiàn 620921 JTA
Guazhou County 瓜州县 Guāzhōu Xiàn 620922 GUZ
Subei County[e] 肃北县 Sùběi Xiàn 620923 SBE
Akesai County[f] 阿克塞县 Ākèsài Xiàn 620924 AKX
Yumen city 玉门市 Yùmén Shì 620981 YMS
Dunhuang city 敦煌市 Dūnhuáng Shì 620982 DNH
Qingyang city
庆阳市
Qìngyáng Shì
(6210 / QYI)
Xifeng District 西峰区 Xīfēng Qū 621002 XFE
Qingcheng County 庆城县 Qìngchéng Xiàn 621021 QIC
Huanxian County[g] 环县 Huánxiàn 621022 HUN
Huachi County 华池县 Huáchí Xiàn 621023 HCI
Heshui County 合水县 Héshuǐ Xiàn 621024 HSX
Zhengning County 正宁县 Zhèngníng Xiàn 621025 ZGN
Ningxian County[g] 宁县 Níngxiàn 621026 NIG
Zhenyuan County 镇原县 Zhènyuán Xiàn 621027 ZYN
Dingxi city
定西市
Dìngxī Shì
(6211 / DNX)
Anding District 安定区 Āndìng Qū 621102 ADQ
Tongwei County 通渭县 Tōngwèi Xiàn 621121 TWE
Longxi County 陇西县 Lǒngxī Xiàn 621122 LXK
Weiyuan County 渭源县 Wèiyuán Xiàn 621123 WIY
Lintao County 临洮县 Líntáo Xiàn 621124 LTO
Zhangxian County[g] 漳县 Zhāngxiàn 621125 ZGX
Minxian County[g] 岷县 Mínxiàn 621126 MIN
Longnan city
陇南市
Lǒngnán Shì
(6212 / LGN)
Wudu District 武都区 Wǔdū Qū 621202 WUD
Chengxian County[g] 成县 Chéngxiàn 621221 CHG
Wenxian County[g] 文县 Wénxiàn 621222 WEG
Tanchang County 宕昌县 Tànchāng Xiàn 621223 TCH
Kangxian County[g] 康县 Kāngxiàn 621224 KNG
Xihe County 西和县 Xīhé Xiàn 621225 XHE
Lixian County[g] 礼县 Lǐxiàn 621226 LXG
Huixian County[g] 徽县 Huīxiàn 621227 HIX
Liangdang County 两当县 Liǎngdāng Xiàn 621228 LDG
Linxia Prefecture[h]
临夏州
Línxià Zhōu
(6229 / LXH)
Linxia city 临夏市 Línxià Shì 622901 LXR
Linxia County 临夏县 Línxià Xiàn 622921 LXF
Kangle County 康乐县 Kānglè Xiàn 622922 KLE
Yongjing County 永靖县 Yǒngjìng Xiàn 622923 YJG
Guanghe County 广河县 Guǎnghé Xiàn 622924 GHX
Hezheng County 和政县 Hézhèng Xiàn 622925 HZG
Dongxiang County[i] 东乡县 Dōngxiāng Xiàn 622926 DXZ
Jishishan County[j] 积石山县 Jīshíshān Xiàn 622927 JSN
Gannan Prefecture[k]
甘南州
Gānnán Zhōu
(6230 / GNZ)
Hezuo city 合作市 Hézuò Shì 623001 HEZ
Lintan County 临潭县 Líntán Xiàn 623021 LTN
Zhuoni County 卓尼县 Zhuóní Xiàn 623022 JON
Zhongqu County 舟曲县 Zhōuqū Xiàn 623023 ZQU
Diebu County 迭部县 Diébù Xiàn 623024 TEW
Maqu County 玛曲县 Mǎqū Xiàn 623025 MQU
Luqu County 碌曲县 Lùqū Xiàn 623026 LQU
Xiahe County 夏河县 Xiàhé Xiàn 623027 XHN
  1. ^ a b c These districts within Jiayuguan are not formal administrative subdivisions recognized by the Ministry of Civil Affairs.
  2. ^ Conventional name: Zhangjiachuan Hui Autonomous County; Chinese: 张家川回族自治县; pinyin: Zhāngjiāchuān Huízú Zìzhìxiàn
  3. ^ Conventional name: Tianzhu Tibetan Autonomous County; Chinese: 天祝藏族自治县; pinyin: Tiānzhù Zàngzú Zìzhìxiàn
  4. ^ Conventional name: Sunan Yugur Autonomous County; Chinese: 肃南裕固族自治县; pinyin: Sùnán Yùgùzú Zìzhìxiàn
  5. ^ Conventional name: Subei Mongol Autonomous County; Chinese: 肃北蒙古族自治县; pinyin: Sùběi Měnggǔzú Zìzhìxiàn
  6. ^ Conventional name: Aksai Kazakh Autonomous County; Chinese: 阿克塞哈萨克族自治县; pinyin: Ākèsài Hāsàkèzú Zìzhìxiàn
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h i Official name registered by the Ministry of Civil Affairs.
  8. ^ Conventional name: Linxia Hui Autonomous Prefecture; Chinese: 临夏回族自治州; pinyin: Línxià Huizù Zìzhìzhōu
  9. ^ Conventional name: Dongxiang Autonomous County; Chinese: 东乡族自治县; pinyin: Dōngxiāngzú Zìzhìxiàn
  10. ^ Conventional name: Jishishan Bonan, Dongxiang and Salar Autonomous County; Chinese: 积石山保安族东乡族撒拉族自治县; pinyin: Jīshíshān Bǎo'ānzú Dōngxiāngzú Sālāzú Zìzhìxiàn
  11. ^ Conventional name: Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture; Chinese: 甘南藏族自治州; pinyin: Gānnán Zàngzú Zìzhìzhōu

Recent changes in administrative divisionsEdit

Date Before After Note Reference[2][3]
1980-06-14 parts of Linxia County Jishishan County (Aut.) established
1981-02-09 parts of Yongchang County Jinchang (PC-City) established
1981-09-01 parts of Wuwei Prefecture Jinchang (P-City) city district established
↳ Jinchang (PC-City) disestablished
↳ Yongchang County ↳ Yongchang County transferred
1983-01-18 all Province-controlled city (P-City) → Prefecture-level city (PL-City) Civil Affairs Announcement
all Prefecture-controlled city (PC-City) → County-level city (CL-City)
1983-07-29 Pingliang County Pingliang (CL-City) reorganized
1983-09-31 parts of Linxia County Linxia (CL-City) established
1984-12-14 Jinchang (PL-City) city district Jinchuan District established
1985-05-14 Wuwei County Wuwei (CL-City) reorganized
1985-05-14 Wudu Prefecture Longnan Prefecture renamed
parts of Tianshui Prefecture Longnan Prefecture transferred
↳ Xihe County ↳ Xihe County transferred
↳ Li County ↳ Li County transferred
parts of Tianshui Prefecture Dingxi Prefecture transferred
↳ Zhang County ↳ Zhang County transferred
parts of Wudu Prefecture Dingxi Prefecture transferred
↳ Min County ↳ Min County transferred
parts of Lanzhou (PL-City) Baiyin (PL-City) established
↳ Baiyin District ↳ Baiyin District transferred
parts of Dingxi Prefecture Baiyin (PL-City) transferred
↳ Jingyuan County ↳ Jingyuan County transferred
parts of Jingyuan County ↳ Pingchuan District established
↳ Huining County ↳ Huining County transferred
parts of Wuwei Prefecture Baiyin (PL-City) transferred
↳ Jingtai County ↳ Jingtai County transferred
Zhangye County Zhangye (CL-City) reorganized
Jiuquan County Jiuquan (CL-City) reorganized
parts of Qingyang County Xifeng (CL-City) established
1985-07-08 Tianshui Prefecture Tianshui (PL-City) established
Tianshui (CL-City) Qinzhou District reorganized
Tianshui County merged into
Maiji District reorganized
parts of Tianshui Prefecture Longnan Prefecture transferred
↳ Hui County ↳ Hui County transferred
↳ Liangdang County ↳ Liangdang County transferred
1987-08-21 Dunhuang County Dunhuang (CL-City) reorganized
1996-05-28 parts of Xiahe County Hezuo (CL-City) established Civil Affairs [1996]35
2001-05-09 Wuwei Prefecture Wuwei (PL-City) reorganized State Council [2001]47
Wuwei (CL-City) Liangzhou District reorganized
2002-03-01 Zhangye Prefecture Zhangye (PL-City) reorganized State Council [2002]16
Zhangye (CL-City) Ganzhou District reorganized
2002-06-02 Pingliang Prefecture Pingliang (PL-City) reorganized State Council [2002]46
Pingliang (CL-City) Kongtong District reorganized
2002-06-18 Jiuquan Prefecture Jiuquan (PL-City) reorganized State Council [2002]53
Jiuquan (CL-City) Suzhou District reorganized
2002-06-22 Qingyang Prefecture Qingyang (PL-City) reorganized State Council [2002]55
Xifeng (CL-City) Xifeng District reorganized
2003-04-04 Dingxi Prefecture Dingxi (PL-City) reorganized State Council [2003]46
Dingxi County Anding District reorganized
2004-01-11 Longnan Prefecture Longnan (PL-City) reorganized State Council [2004]5
Wudu County Wudu District reorganized
2004-09-30 Qincheng District Qinzhou District renamed Civil Affairs [2004]244
Beidao District Maiji District renamed
2006-02-08 Anxi County Guazhou County renamed Civil Affairs [2006]1
2018-07-02 Huating County Huating (CL-City) reorganized Civil Affairs [2018]109

Population compositionEdit

PrefecturesEdit

Prefecture 2010 2000
Jiuquan 1,095,947
Jiayuguan 231,853 159,566
Zhangye 1,199,515
Jinchang 464,050 451,927
Wuwei 1815054
Baiyin 1,586,544
Lanzhou 3,616,163 3,142,464
Linxia 1,946,677
Gannan 689,132 640,106
Dingxi 2,698,622
Longnan 2,567,718
Tianshui 3,262,548
Pingliang 2,068,033
Qingyang 2,062,799

CountiesEdit

Name Prefecture 2010
Chengguan Lanzhou 1,278,745
Qilihe Lanzhou 561,020
Xigu Lanzhou 364,050
Anning Lanzhou 288,510
Honggu Lanzhou 136,101
Yongdeng Lanzhou 418,789
Gaolan Lanzhou 131,785
Yuzhong Lanzhou 437,163
Jinchuan Jinchang 228,561
Yongchang Jinchang 235,489
Baiyin Baiyin 294,400
Pingchuan Baiyin 192,398
Jingyuan Baiyin 454,925
Huining Baiyin 541,273
Jingtai Baiyin 225,755
Qinzhou Tianshui 643,906
Maiji Tianshui 553,268
Qingshui Tianshui 266,908
Qin'an Tianshui 515,423
Gangu Tianshui 559,712
Wushan Tianshui 437,268
Zhangjiachuan Tianshui 286,063
Liangzhou Wuwei 1,010,295
Minqin Wuwei 241,251
Gulang Wuwei 388,718
Tianzhu Wuwei 174,790
Ganzhou Zhangye 507,433
Minle Zhangye 219,356
Linze Zhangye 134,328
Gaotai Zhangye 143,446
Shandan Zhangye 161,299
Sunan Zhangye 33,653
Kongtong Pingliang 504,848
Jingchuan Pingliang 281,145
Lingtai Pingliang 183,937
Chongxin Pingliang 102,116
Huating Pingliang 189,333
Zhuanglang Pingliang 382,827
Jingning Pingliang 423,827
Suzhou Jiuquan 428,346
Jinta Jiuquan 147,460
Guazhou Jiuquan 148,798
Subei Jiuquan 14,979
Akesai Jiuquan 10,545
Yumen Jiuquan 159,792
Dunhuang Jiuquan 186,027
Xifeng Qingyang 377,528
Qingcheng Qingyang 261,898
Huan(xian) Qingyang 302,918
Huachi Qingyang 120,875
Heshui Qingyang 145,722
Zhengning Qingyang 180,909
Ning(xian) Qingyang 405,614
Zhenyuan Qingyang 415,727
Anding Dingxi 420,614
Tongwei Dingxi 349,539
Longxi Dingxi 453,257
Weiyuan Dingxi 324,215
Lintao Dingxi 507,386
Zhang(xian) Dingxi 192,957
Min(xian) Dingxi 450,654
Wudu Longnan 555,004
Cheng(xian) Longnan 242,343
Wen(xian) Longnan 218,796
Tanchang Longnan 274,313
Kang(xian) Longnan 180,061
Xihe Longnan 393,272
Li(xian) Longnan 458,237
Hui(xian) Longnan 200,294
Liangdang Longnan 45,398
Linxia(shi) Linxia 274,466
Linxia(xian) Linxia 326,123
Kangle Linxia 233,173
Yongjing Linxia 180,161
Guanghe Linxia 227,466
Hezheng Linxia 185,083
Dongxiang Linxia 284,507
Jishishan Linxia 235,698
Hezuo Gannan 90,290
Lintan Gannan 137,001
Zhuoni Gannan 100,522
Zhugqu Gannan 132,108
Diebu Gannan 52,166
Maqu Gannan 54,745
Luqu Gannan 35,630
Xiahe Gannan 86,670

ReferencesEdit

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