Shayang County

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Shayang County
沙洋县
County
Shayang is located in Hubei
Shayang
Shayang
Location in Hubei
Coordinates: 31°00′N 112°24′E / 31.000°N 112.400°E / 31.000; 112.400Coordinates: 31°00′N 112°24′E / 31.000°N 112.400°E / 31.000; 112.400
Country People's Republic of China
Province Hubei
Prefecture-level city Jingmen
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 581,443
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Website www.shayang.gov.cn

Shayang (Chinese: 沙洋; pinyin: Shāyáng) is a county of west-central Hubei province, People's Republic of China. Administratively, it is part of the prefecture-level city of Jingmen. The county is located south of the Jingmen city proper, west of the Han River, and north of the Chang Lake (Chang Hu).[2]

The county seat is a town of the same name (Chinese: 沙洋镇, Shayang Zhen),[3] situated near the Han River, which eventually flows into the Yangtze River. To the east of the town is a huge flat region which contains one of the largest prison farm systems in China (沙洋监狱管理局).[3] A major provincial highway runs right through the middle of the prison region, and through the massive cotton fields that are tended by convict teams who march to and from the fields and the prisons on special paths separated from the highway by ditches.[citation needed]

Administrative Divisions[edit]

Towns:[1][3][4]

Other Areas:

  • Binjiang New Area (滨江新区), Xingang Qu (新港区), Shayang Economic Development District (沙洋经济开发区), Shayang Prison Management (沙洋监狱管理局)[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "沙洋县历史沿革". 行政区划网站www.xzqh.org (in Simplified Chinese). 行政区划网站www.xzqh.org. 6 August 2014. Retrieved 3 April 2018. {...}官垱镇{...}2010年第六次人口普查,沙洋县常住总人口581443人,其中:沙洋镇59158人,五里铺镇43825人,十里铺镇34162人,纪山镇23543人,拾回桥镇41035人,后港镇69968人,毛李镇36830人,官当镇34813人,李市镇37237人,马良镇34910人,高阳镇39137人,沈集镇33647人,曾集镇44627人,沙洋监狱管理局48551人。 
  2. ^ http://www.shayang.gov.cn/syzjsy/syjj/201502/t20150226_620127.shtml 东临汉江,与钟祥、天门隔江相望;西濒漳水,与当阳毗邻;南滨长湖,与荆州、潜江交界;北靠荆山余脉,与掇刀区接壤;西北距荆门市区60公里,东南至武汉208公里,处襄樊、荆州、武汉、宜昌之中心地带。
  3. ^ a b c "2016年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:沙洋县". 中华人民共和国国家统计局信息网 (in Simplified Chinese). 中华人民共和国国家统计局 National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. 2016. Retrieved 3 April 2018. 统计用区划代码 名称 420822100000 沙洋镇 420822101000 五里铺镇 420822102000 十里铺镇 420822103000 纪山镇 420822104000 拾回桥镇 420822105000 后港镇 420822106000 毛李镇 420822107000 官当镇 420822108000 李市镇 420822109000 马良镇 420822110000 高阳镇 420822111000 沈集镇 420822112000 曾集镇 420822450000 沙洋监狱管理局 
  4. ^ "综述". 沙洋县人民政府门户网站 www.shayang.gov.cn (in Simplified Chinese). 沙洋县新闻中心. Retrieved 3 April 2018. 现辖13个镇2个新区和1个省级经济开发区,其中:13个镇分别为五里铺、十里铺、纪山、拾迴桥、后港、毛李、官垱、李市、马良、高阳、沈集、曾集、沙洋镇,2个新区分别为滨江新区和新港区,1个省级经济开发区为沙洋经济开发区。全县现有249个村31个社区居委会。县人民政府驻沙洋镇。 
  5. ^ "荆门市历史沿革". 行政区划网站www.xzqh.org (in Simplified Chinese). 行政区划网站www.xzqh.org. 7 December 2011. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 2001年6月,{...}沙洋监狱管理局{...}