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Meixian District

 

Meixian District

Meixian
梅县区
District
Skyline of Meixian
Location of the district in Meizhou
Location of the district in Meizhou
Meixian is located in Guangdong
Meixian
Location in Guangdong
Coordinates:
Country  China
Province Guangdong
Prefecture-level city Meizhou
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Website http://www.gdmx.gov.cn/
Meixian District
Traditional Chinese 梅縣
Simplified Chinese 梅县
Postal Meihsien
Kaying (former)

Meixian (simplified Chinese: 梅县; traditional Chinese: 梅縣; pinyin: méi xiàn; literally: "Plum County"), formerly Meihsien, is a district of Meizhou City, in northeastern Guangdong Province, China.[1]

Contents

  • Geography 1
  • Administrative divisions 2
  • Culture 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Geography

Meixian almost completely surrounds People's Republic of China, when it was given equal status.

Administrative divisions

Meixian has administrative jurisdiction over one subdistrict and 18 towns.[2]

Subdistrict
Towns

Culture

With a majority Hakka population, Meixian, along with Dabu County, is known as the home of Standard Hakka.

References

  1. ^ 国务院批准广东梅县"撤县设区" 政府驻地不变. China News (in Chinese). 11 November 2013. Retrieved 26 February 2014. 
  2. ^ "Mei County (梅县)".   (Chinese)

External links

  • Meixian District official website
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