Mizhi County

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Mizhi County (Chinese: 米脂县; pinyin: Mǐzhī Xiàn) is a county of Yulin, Shaanxi, China. Mizhi is situated in the Loess Plateau on the banks of Wuding River.

Mizhi County

米脂县

Micheh
Mizhi in Yulin
Mizhi in Yulin
Yulin in Shaanxi
Yulin in Shaanxi
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceShaanxi
Prefecture-level cityYulin
Area
 • Total1,212 km2 (468 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)
 • Total221,847
 • Density180/km2 (470/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China standard time)
Postal code
718100
Licence plates陕K

The county is established in 1226, named after Mizhizhai (Mizhi Stockade). It was renamed Tianbao in about 1643 by Li Zicheng, but was restored as Mizhi soon. Also, Li built his temporary palace in the county. During the second Sino-Japanese war, it was administered by the Shaanxi-Gansu-Ningxia Border Region government.[1]

Administrative divisionsEdit

As 2019, Mizhi County is divided to 1 subdistricts and 7 towns.[2]

Subdistricts
  • Yinzhou Subdistrict (银州街道)
Towns
  • Tao (桃镇)
  • Long (龙镇)
  • Yangjiagou (杨家沟镇)
  • Dujiashigou (杜家石沟镇)
  • Shajiadian (沙家店镇)
  • Yindou (印斗镇)
  • Guoxingzhuang (郭兴庄镇)
  • Chengjiao (城郊镇)

TransportationEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

Coordinates: 37°45′22″N 110°10′41″E / 37.75611°N 110.17806°E / 37.75611; 110.17806

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 中国大百科全书(第二版) [Encyclopedia of China (2nd Edition)] (in Chinese). 19. Encyclopedia of China Publishing House. 2009. p. 19. ISBN 978-7-500-07958-3.
  2. ^ "统计用区划代码 www.stats.gov.cn" (in Chinese). XZQH. Retrieved 2021-01-02.