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Dengzhou

邓州市
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Dengzhou City jurisdiction in Henan
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Dengzhou
Location of the city center in Henan
Coordinates: 32°41′17″N112°05′13″E / 32.688°N 112.087°E / 32.688; 112.087 Coordinates: 32°41′17″N112°05′13″E / 32.688°N 112.087°E / 32.688; 112.087
Country People's Republic of China
Province Henan
Prefecture-level city Nanyang
Area
[1]
   County-level & Sub-prefectural city 2,294 km2 (886 sq mi)
  Urban
35 km2 (14 sq mi)
Population
 (2019) [2]
   County-level & Sub-prefectural city 1,366,000
  Density600/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
   Urban
300,000
  Urban density8,600/km2 (22,000/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
474170
Area code(s) 0377
Website www.dengzhou.gov.cn

Dengzhou (simplified Chinese :邓州; traditional Chinese :鄧州; pinyin :Dèngzhōu), formerly Deng County (邓县; 鄧縣; Dèng Xiàn), is a city in Nanyang, Henan, China. It has an area of 2,294 km2 (886 sq mi) and a population of 1,500,000. [3] The urban area is 35 km², and the urban population is 300,000. [4] The city is located in the southwest of Henan province, adjacent to the borders between Henan, Hubei and Shaanxi. It geometrically lies in the center of the triangle of Zhengzhou, Wuhan and Xi'an, with equal distance to any of these three cities.

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It is a city with a long cultural history in China. Historically well known celebrities include: Zhang Zhongjing (ancient Chinese medicine practitioner with superb skills), Han Yu (great poet), Kou Zhun (most respected senator of Song dynasty), Fan Zhongyan (great writer), Yao Xueyin (modern writer), Zhou Daxin (modern writer) etc.

Administrative divisions

As 2012, this city is divided to 3 subdistricts, 13 towns and 11 townships. [5]

Subdistricts
Towns
Townships

Economy

Dengzhou's economy is largely based on the production of agricultural products. Farmers grow crops such as wheat, cotton, maize, sesame, peanuts, yellow beans, peppers and tobacco.

The city's primary industries include cigarette-packing, food processing and sculpture.

Transport

Tourism

Sightseeing

Lan Xiu Ting (Pavilion with picturesque view), Pagoda of Fu Sheng, relics of ancient city wall and the recently built touring area along the Tuan River.

Education

Dengzhou No.1 High School is the most popular high school of the city. Nanyang No.4 Teachers College is the only college of the city licensed to issue certified educational diplomas to students.

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