Yi County, Hebei

Yi County or Yixian (simplified Chinese: 易县; traditional Chinese: 易縣; pinyin: Yì Xiàn) is a county in Hebei province of China, administratively under the jurisdiction of the prefecture-level city of Baoding.[1] It has an area of 2,538 km2 (980 sq mi).

Yi County

易县
Taihang Mountains in Yi County
Taihang Mountains in Yi County
Yi County in Baoding
Yi County in Baoding
Baoding in Hebei
Baoding in Hebei
Coordinates: 39°20′56″N 115°29′53″E / 39.349°N 115.498°E / 39.349; 115.498Coordinates: 39°20′56″N 115°29′53″E / 39.349°N 115.498°E / 39.349; 115.498
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceHebei
Prefecture-level cityBaoding
Area
 • Total2,534 km2 (978 sq mi)
Population
 (2013)[citation needed]
 • Total557,400
 • Density220/km2 (570/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)

HistoryEdit

This is the site where the assassin Jing Ke set off on his final journey to assassinate the King of Qin.[2]

Administrative divisionsEdit

[1] Towns:

Townships:

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