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Shicheng County

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Shicheng County

Shicheng
County
Shicheng is located in China
Shicheng
Shicheng
Location within China
Coordinates:
Country China
Province Jiangxi
Prefecture-level city Ganzhou
Population
 • Total 300,000
Postal Code 34????

Shicheng County (Chinese: 石城县) is a county, under the jurisdiction of Ganzhou, in Jiangxi province, People's Republic of China.

Contents

  • Culture 1
  • Demographics 2
    • Population 2.1
  • Economy 3
    • Transportation 3.1
    • Agriculture 3.2
  • Politics 4
  • Administration 5
  • Geography 6
    • Towns (镇, zhen) 6.1
    • Townships (乡, xiang) 6.2
  • External links 7

Culture

Like their cousins in other counties of the southern Jiangxi uplands, the people of Shicheng are Hakkas, and pride themselves on their heritage of friendliness, especially to guests and strangers (Hospitality).

Demographics

Population

The county has a population of 300 000, which is one of the smallest in the Ganzhou municipal region.

Economy

Transportation

National Route 206 crosses the county from north to south, from Guangchang County town in Fuzhou to Ruijin City, Ganzhou.

Province-maintained roads lead off 206, westward through Pingshan Town into Ningdu County, Ganzhou, and eastward (over the watershed into Fujian), to Shibi Town and Ninghua County-town, both in Sanming.

Agriculture

The county's agricultural economy is bolstered by lotus as well as by the tobacco picked up by the government-monopoly CNTC.

Politics

Administration

The county government, lower-level court, CPC branch and GongAn branch are located in Qinjiang town (琴江镇) on National Route 206.

Geography

Towns (镇, zhen)

There are four other towns:

  • Gaotian (高田), Xiaosong (小松), Pingshan (屏山), Huangjiang (櫎江)

Townships (乡, xiang)

There are ten townships, former People's communes:

  • Mulan (木兰), Changtian (长天), Fengshan (丰山), Yanling (岩岭), Guanxia (观下), Zhukeng (珠坑), Dayou (大由), Longgang (龙岗), Xiaogu (小姑), Yangdi (洋地)

External links

  • Official website of Shichang County government


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