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Fuchuan Yao Autonomous County

Fuchuan County
富川县
County
Fuchuan Yao Autonomous County
富川瑶族自治县
Coordinates:
Country People's Republic of China
Province Guangxi
Prefecture-level city Hezhou
Township-level divisions 9 towns
3 townships
County seat Fuyang (富阳镇)
Area
 • Total 3,273 km2 (1,264 sq mi)
Elevation 228 m (748 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 390,000
 • Density 120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Fuchuan Yao Autonomous County (simplified Chinese: 富川瑶族自治县; traditional Chinese: 富川瑤族自治縣; pinyin: Fùchuān Yáozú Zìzhìxiàn) is a county of northeastern Guangxi, China. It is under the administration of Hezhou City.

Contents

  • Geography 1
  • Administrative divisions 2
  • Languages 3
  • Transport 4
  • References 5

Geography

Fuchuan Yao Autonomous County is located in the northeastern Guangxi, on the border with Hunan.

Most of the county is in the upper basin of the Fuchuan River (富川江), a tributary of the He River (贺江, Hejiang). The Fuchuan is dammed near the southern border of the county. The dam forms the Guishi Reservoir (Chinese: 龟石水库; pinyin: Gushi Shuiku; literally: "Turtle Stone Reservoir"), which is used to irrigate agricultural land not only in Fuchuan County itself, but also in Zhongshan County and Babu District to the south.

Administrative divisions

The county administers 9 towns and 3 townships:[1]

Towns:

Townships:

Languages

Languages of Fuchuan County include the following.[2]

  • Mien 勉话
  • Chinese
    • Fuyang 富阳话
    • Minjia 民家话
    • Qidu 七都话
    • Badu 八都话
    • Jiudu 九都话
    • Wuzhou 梧州话
    • Hakka 客家话
    • Baoqing 保庆话

Transport

References

  1. ^ 2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:富川瑶族自治县 (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2013-01-04. 
  2. ^ http://www.gxdqw.com/bin/mse.exe?seachword=&K=c&A=27&rec=223&run=13
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