Yangchun

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Yangchun

阳春市

Yeungchun
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Yangchun is the northernmost division on this map of Yangjiang
Yangchun is the northernmost division on this map of Yangjiang
Yangchun is located in Guangdong
Yangchun
Yangchun
Yangchun is the northernmost division on this map of Yangjiang
Coordinates: 22°10′13″N 111°47′30″E / 22.1704°N 111.7916°E / 22.1704; 111.7916Coordinates: 22°10′13″N 111°47′30″E / 22.1704°N 111.7916°E / 22.1704; 111.7916
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceGuangdong
Prefecture-level cityYangjiang
Area
 • Total4,055 km2 (1,566 sq mi)
Population
 (2010 census)
 • Total849,504
 • Density210/km2 (540/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
529600
Area code(s)662
Licence plates粤QX, 粤QY
WebsiteOfficial website
Yangchun
Simplified Chinese阳春
Traditional Chinese陽春
Hanyu PinyinYángchūn
Cantonese YaleYèuhngchēun
PostalYeungchun
Literal meaningSunny Spring
Yang Spring

Yangchun, alternately romanized as Yeungchun,[a] is a county-level city in southwestern Guangdong, China, administered as a part of the prefecture-level city of Yangjiang. Yangchun has an area of 4,055 km2 (1,566 sq mi) and had approximately 1.05 million inhabitants in 2003.

History[edit]

Under the Qing, Yangchun County made up part of the commandery of Zhaoqing.[1]

Administrative divisions[edit]

Yangchun (as Chunzhou) on the 1136 Yuji Tu

Yangchun is divided into the urban quarter Chuncheng (春城街道) and fifteen towns ().[4]

The municipalities are:

  • 河塱镇 Helang Town
  • 松柏镇 Songbai Town
  • 石望镇 Shiwang Town
  • 春湾镇 Chunwan Town
  • 合水镇 Heshui Town
  • 陂面镇 Baimian Town
  • 圭岗镇 Kyu Kong Town
  • 永宁镇 Yongning Town
  • 马水镇 Mashui Town
  • 岗美镇 Gangmei Town
  • 河口镇 Hekou Town
  • 潭水镇 Tanshui Town
  • 三甲镇 Sanjia Town
  • 双滘镇 Shuangjiao Town
  • 八甲镇 Bajia Town

Climate[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Yangchun has also been romanized as Yang Chun,[1] Yung-chun,[2] and Yang-chuen.[3]

References[edit]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bolton & al. (1941), p. 262.
  2. ^ Gützlaff, Charles, China Opened, p. 527.
  3. ^ Encyclopædia Britannica, 9th ed. (1878), Vol. V, "China".
  4. ^ 阳春市 (in Chinese).

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