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Xuanhan County

Xuanhan County
Chinese transcription(s)
Country China
Province Sichuan
Prefecture-level city Dazhou
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Xuanhan County is a county of Sichuan Province, China. It is under the administration of Dazhou city.

According to recent population census, Xuanhan county has a population of about 1.3 million people.

The town of Xuanhan is located in the valley of a river called Zhouhe. The town is surrounded by mountains. Because of its location in the loop of the river the town of Xuanhan is quite oblong. Besides from the very populated centre of the Xuanhan county, Xuanhan contains many mountains and much natural landscapes.

Very short history of Xuanhan County: Xuanhan County was called Dongxiang County ( Chinese simplified: 东乡县 Chinese traditional: 東鄉縣)from eighth year of Yongyuan era, Eastern Han dynasty ( A.D. 96) to A.D. 1913. From A.D. 1914 ( third year of Republic of China ), Dongxiang County changed its name to Xuanhan County.