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Qingchuan County

Qingchuan County
Chinese transcription(s)
 • Chinese 青川县
 • Pinyin Qīngchuān Xiàn
Location of Qingchuan County within Guangyuan, Sichuan
Location of Qingchuan County within Guangyuan, Sichuan
Qingchuan County is located in China
Qingchuan County
Qingchuan County
Location in China
Country China
Province Sichuan
Prefecture Guangyuan
County seat Qiaozhuang (乔庄镇)
 • Total 3,271 km2 (1,263 sq mi)
 • Total 248,000
 • Density 76/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 648100
Area code(s) 0839

Qingchuan County (Chinese: 青川县; Pinyin: Qīngchuān Xiàn) is a county in Sichuan, China, under the jurisdiction of the prefecture-level city Guangyuan. It has an area of 3271 square kilometers and a population of 248,000,[1] including Han Chinese as well as Hui people.

On May 12, 2008 a 7.9 magnitude earthquake hit the region causing widespread devastation.[2]

Administrative divisions

Qingchuan has 8 towns, 25 townships, and 2 Ethnic townships.

  • Towns:
    • Qiaozhuang (乔庄镇)
    • Qingxi (青溪镇)
    • Fangshi (房石镇)
    • Guanzhuang (关庄镇)
    • Liangshui (凉水镇)
    • Zhuyuan (竹园镇)
    • Muyu (木鱼镇)
    • Shazhou (沙州镇)
    • Yaodu (姚渡镇)
  • Townships
    • Huangping (黄坪乡)
    • Wali (瓦砾乡)
    • Kongxi (孔溪乡)
    • Chaba (茶坝乡)
    • Daba (大坝乡)
    • Qiaolou (桥楼乡)
    • Sanguo (三锅乡)
    • Le'ansi (乐安寺乡)
    • Qianjin (前进乡)
    • Quhe (曲河乡)
    • Magong (马公乡)
    • Shiba (石坝乡)
    • Hongguang (红光乡)
    • Suhe (苏河乡)
    • Maoba (茅坝乡)
    • Louzi (楼子乡)
    • Jinzishan (金子山乡)
    • Malu (马鹿乡)
    • Qifo (七佛乡)
    • Jianfeng (建峰乡)
    • Baijia (白家乡)
    • Banqiao (板桥乡)
    • Qima (骑马乡)
    • Guanyindian (观音店乡)
    • Yingpan (营盘乡)
  • Ethnic townships
    • Dayuan Hui (大院回族乡)
    • Haoxi Hui (蒿溪回族乡)
  • Tangjiahe National Nature Reserve (唐家河国家级自然保护区)


  1. ^ (Chinese) Profile of Qingchuan County, People's Daily Online, visited on May 14, 2008.
  2. ^ Massive quake kills thousands in China - China earthquake -

External links

  • Official website of Qingchuan County Government
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