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Xinghua, Jiangsu

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Xinghua, Jiangsu

This article is about the city. For other uses, see Xinghua.

County-level city
Sipai Tower (四牌楼; 四牌樓), the emblem of the Xinghua Ancient City (兴化古城; 興化古城)
Sipai Tower (四牌楼; 四牌樓), the emblem of the Xinghua Ancient City (兴化古城; 興化古城)
Xinghua is located in Jiangsu
Location in Jiangsu
Coordinates: [1]
Country People's Republic of China
Province Jiangsu
Prefecture-level city Taizhou
 • Total 2,394.96 km2 (924.70 sq mi)
Population [3]
 • Total 1,253,548
 • Density 520/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 2257XX

Xinghua (simplified Chinese: 兴化; traditional Chinese: 興化; pinyin: Xīnghuà) is a county-level city under the administration of Taizhou, Jiangsu province, China. It is located in the central part of Jiangsu Province. It borders the prefecture-level cities of Yancheng to the north and east and Yangzhou to the west.

It has a long history and is the hometown of several famous characters, including Zheng Banqiao, Shi Nai'an, etc.


  • Notable people 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Notable people

See also


  1. ^ Google Inc. "Xinghua". Google Maps (Map). Cartography by Google, Inc.,+Taizhou,+Jiangsu/@32.9296838,119.8301632,13z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x35b7231be1851c6d:0x209627d8687341a7. Retrieved 2014-07-02.
  2. ^ Taizhou Statistical Yearbook 2012/《泰州统计年鉴2012》.(Chinese) Accessed 9 July 2014.
  3. ^ China 2010 Census County-by-county Statistics/《中国2010年人口普查分县资料》.(Chinese) Accessed 9 July 2014.
  4. ^ Buckley Ebrey, Patricia (1993). Chinese Civilization a sourcebook. Simon and Schuster. p. 200. 
  5. ^ 30 Years' Review of China's Science & Technology, 1949-1979 (World Scientific Publishing Co., 1981), p. 283.

External links

  • (Chinese) Official Local Government website
  • (English) (Chinese) "Illustrated Album of Yangzhou Prefecture", from 1573-1620, has illustrations of Xinghua

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