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Yuan'an County

Yuan'an County
Yuan'an is located in Hubei
Location in Hubei
Coordinates: 31°03′39″N 111°38′26″E / 31.0609°N 111.6405°E / 31.0609; 111.6405
Country People's Republic of China
Province Hubei
Prefecture-level city Yichang
 • Total 1,752 km2 (676 sq mi)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 184,532
 • Density 110/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)

Yuan'an County (simplified Chinese: 远安; traditional Chinese: 遠安; pinyin: Yuǎn'ān Xiàn) is a county in the west of Hubei province, People's Republic of China. It is under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Yichang.

Yuanansuchus, an extinct mastodonsauroid temnospondyl, is named after Yuan'an County where its remains were first discovered.[2]

Administrative divisions

Six towns:[1][3][4]

The only township is Hekou Township (河口)


  1. ^ a b c 远安县历史沿革 [Yuan'an County Historical Development]. 行政区划网站 (in Simplified Chinese). 行政区划网站/区划地名网站 (Administrative Divisions Web/District Geographic Names Web). 14 July 2014. Retrieved 14 October 2018. 1996年,远安县面积1752平方千米,{...}2010年第六次人口普查,远安县常住总人口184532人,其中:鸣凤镇55838人,花林寺镇14402人,旧县镇20865人,洋坪镇29722人,茅坪场镇24797人,荷花镇25250人,河口乡13658人。
  2. ^ Liu, J.; Wang, Y. (2005). "The first complete mastodonsauroid skull from the Triassic of China: Yuanansuchus laticeps gen. et sp. nov". Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 25 (3): 725–728. doi:10.1671/0272-4634(2005)025[0725:tfcmsf];2.
  3. ^ 2017年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:远安县 [2017 Statistical Area Numbers and Rural-Urban Area Numbers: Yuan'an County]. National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. 2017. Retrieved 14 October 2018. 统计用区划代码 名称 420525101000 鸣凤镇 420525102000 花林寺镇 420525103000 旧县镇 420525104000 洋坪镇 420525105000 茅坪场镇 420525106000 荷花镇 420525201000 河口乡
  4. ^ 行政区划 [Administrative Divisions]. “湖北 • 远安”政府门户网站 (in Simplified Chinese). 远安县人民政府主办. 26 August 2018. Retrieved 14 October 2018. 6镇1乡即:鸣凤镇、花林寺镇、洋坪镇、旧县镇、茅坪场镇、荷花镇、河口乡。