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Xiangyin County (simplified Chinese: 湘阴县; traditional Chinese: 湘陰縣; pinyin: Xiāngyīn Xiàn) is a county in Hunan Province, China, it is under the administration of Yueyang City. Located on the southeastern shores of Lake Dongting, the Xiang River runs south to north through the middle lands of the county, the Zi River merges into Dongting in the westeastern margin. Xiangyin is bordered by Yueyang County, Yuanjiang City to the north, Heshan District of Yiyang to the west, Wangcheng District of Changsha to the south, Miluo City to the east. It has an area of 1,581.5 km2 (610.6 sq mi) with rough 770,000 of population, the county is divided into 14 township-level divisions, the county seat is Wenxing Town.

Xiangyin County

湘阴县
Xiangyin is located in Hunan
Xiangyin
Xiangyin
Location in Hunan
Coordinates: 28°41′25″N 112°54′33″E / 28.6902°N 112.9092°E / 28.6902; 112.9092Coordinates: 28°41′25″N 112°54′33″E / 28.6902°N 112.9092°E / 28.6902; 112.9092
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceHunan
Prefecture-level cityYueyang
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)

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Administrative divisionsEdit

After an adjustment of township-level administrative divisions of Xiangyin county on 20 November 2015, Xiangyin has 4 townships and 10 towns under its jurisdiction,[1] they are:

4 townships
10 towns

Notable peopleEdit

  • Guo Songtao Chinese diplomat and statesman during the Qing dynasty.
  • Zuo Zongtang Qing dynasty statesman and military leader
  • Fan Xudong Famous chemist during the period of Republic of China.
  • Zhong Zhihua Member of Chinese Academy of Engineering, former president of Tongji University, former president of Hunan University.
  • Yang Mengfei Member of Chinese Academy of Science.

ClimateEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ According to the result on adjustment of township-level administrative divisions of Xiangyin County, Hunan province on November 20, 2015: (2015-12-04), also see hunan.gov (2015-12-07)
  2. ^ 中国地面气候标准值月值(1981-2010) (in Chinese). China Meteorological Data Service Center. Retrieved 20 October 2018.