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Jintang County

Jintang County
金堂县
County
Jintang is located in Sichuan
Jintang
Jintang
Location in Sichuan
Coordinates: 30°51′04″N 104°24′58″E / 30.851°N 104.416°E / 30.851; 104.416[1]
Country China
Province Sichuan
Sub-provincial city Chengdu
Area
 • Total 1,156 km2 (446 sq mi)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 717,225
 • Density 620/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 6104XX
Area code(s) 028
Chengdu district map
Website jintang.gov.cn
Jintang County
Traditional Chinese 金堂
Simplified Chinese 金堂
Literal meaning Golden Hall County

Jintang County[a] is a county under the administration of Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan Province in China.

Geography

Jintang is bordered by the prefecture-level cities of Deyang to the north and east and Jianyang to the south.

History

In the 19th century, Jintang County was regarded as producing the best tobacco in Sichuan after nearby Pi County.[4]

Climate

Notes

  1. ^ Also formerly romanized as Kin-tang Heen.[3]

References

Citations

  1. ^ Google (2014-07-02). "Jintang" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2014-07-02. 
  2. ^ 我市2010年第六次全国人口普查数据公报 (in Chinese). Government of Chengdu. 2011-05-13. Archived from the original on 2011-09-30. Retrieved 2011-08-04. 
  3. ^ Gutzlaff (1838), p. 533.
  4. ^ Encyclopædia Britannica, 9th ed. (1878), Vol. V, "China".

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