Longhui County

Longhui County (simplified Chinese: 隆回县; traditional Chinese: 隆回縣; pinyin: Lónghuí Xiàn; lit. 'grand return') is a county and the 6th most populous county-level division in the Province of Hunan, China; it is under the administration of Shaoyang City. Located in the mid-eastern Hunan, the county is bordered to the north by Xinhua and Xupu Counties, to the west by Dongkou County, to the south by Wugang City and Shaoyang County, to the east by Xinshao County. Longhui County covers 2,867.67 km2 (1,107.21 sq mi), as of 2015, it had a registered population of 1,231,600 and a permanent resident population of 1,100,900.[1] The county has 17 towns and seven townships under its jurisdiction, the county seat is Taohong Town (桃洪镇).[2] The county was amongst the list of impoverished places of China, and finally got off the poverty list in the early 2000s.

只要来隆回,一切都优惠 (Coming to Longhui will only bring benefits.)
Longhui is located in Hunan
Location of the seat in Hunan
Coordinates (Longhui County government): 27°06′50″N 111°01′57″E / 27.1140°N 111.0324°E / 27.1140; 111.0324Coordinates: 27°06′50″N 111°01′57″E / 27.1140°N 111.0324°E / 27.1140; 111.0324
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Prefecture-level cityShaoyang
 • Total2,855.86 km2 (1,102.65 sq mi)
 • Total110,000
 • Density39/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
Area code(s)0739

Administrative divisionsEdit

17 towns
5 townships
2 ethnic townships


  1. ^ 隆回县2015年国民经济和社会发展统计公报 [Statistical Communiqué of Longhui County on the 2015 National Economic and Social Development]. Shaoyang People's Government. 25 March 2016.
  2. ^ 湘民行发〔2015〕74号 [result on adjustment of township-level administrative divisions of Longhui County on 24 November 2015]. rednet.cn Hunan. 2015-12-04., rednet.cn, also see 隆回县撤销洪桥镇、白鹤铺镇并设立四个街道. qdxfcw.net. 11 November 2014.

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