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Taihe County, Jiangxi

Taihe County
Location in Ji'an City (yellow) and Jiangxi province
Location in Ji'an City (yellow) and Jiangxi province
Country People's Republic of China
Province Jiangxi
Prefecture-level city Ji'an
 • Total 2,666 km2 (1,029 sq mi)
Elevation 57 m (188 ft)
 • Total 526,000
 • Density 200/km2 (510/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Area code(s) 0796
GDP (RMB) 4.692 billion

Taihe County (simplified Chinese: 泰和县; traditional Chinese: 泰和縣; pinyin: Tàihé Xiàn) is a county of Jiangxi province, People's Republic of China, situated on the west (left) bank of the Gan River. It is under the jurisdiction of the prefecture-level city of Ji'an, 37 kilometres (23 mi) to the north-northeast.


  • Demographics 1
  • History 2
  • Education 3
  • Culture 4
  • Famous Local Products 5
  • Scenery 6
  • Notes and references 7
  • See also 8
  • External links 9


The population of the district was 505,795 in 1999.[1] The beautiful county consists of 16 towns, 6 villages and 2 cultivation farms. These villages and towns are called Chengjiang(Chinese: 澄江), Shuicha(Chinese: 水槎), Tangzhou(Chinese: 塘洲), Guanchao(Chinese: 冠朝), Shacun(Chinese: 沙村), Mashi(simplified Chinese: 马市; traditional Chinese: 馬市), Shangmu(Chinese: 上模), Shangyi(Chinese: 上圯), Laoyingpan(simplified Chinese: 老营盘; traditional Chinese: 老營盤), Zhonglong(simplified Chinese: 中龙; traditional Chinese: 中龍), Xiaolong(simplified Chinese: 小龙; traditional Chinese: 小龍), Heshi(Chinese: 禾市), Guanxi(Chinese: 灌溪), Bixi(Chinese: 碧溪), Luoxi(Chinese: 螺溪), Nanxi(Chinese: 南溪), Suxi(simplified Chinese: 苏溪; traditional Chinese: 蘇溪), Qiaotou(simplified Chinese: 桥头; traditional Chinese: 橋頭), Yanxi(Chinese: 沿溪), Shishan(Chinese: 石山), Yuanqian(Chinese: 苑前), Wanhe(simplified Chinese: 万合; traditional Chinese: 萬合), Wushan Farm(simplified Chinese: 武山垦殖场; traditional Chinese: 武山墾殖場) and Taihe Farm(simplified Chinese: 泰和垦殖场; traditional Chinese: 泰和墾殖場) respectively.[2]


According to the recent archaeological discovery, the history of Taihe County can date back to the west zhou dynasty.



Famous Local Products

One of the most famous local products of Taihe County is Gallus domesticus, called "Taihe Wuji" in Chinese.


Notes and references

  1. ^ (English) National Population Statistics Materials by County and City - 1999 Period, in China County & City Population 1999, Harvard China Historical GIS
  2. ^ (English) Government of Taihe County, Jiangxi Province, China - 2008 Period, in Taihe China

See also

External links

  • (Chinese) (English) Government site - Google translation

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