Xichuan County

Xichuan County
Chinese transcription(s)
  Chinese 淅川县
  Pinyin Xǐchān
Xichuan County

Location in Henan,China

Coordinates: 33°0′N 111°25′E / 33.000°N 111.417°E / 33.000; 111.417Coordinates: 33°0′N 111°25′E / 33.000°N 111.417°E / 33.000; 111.417
Country China
Province Henan
Prefecture Nanyang
  Total 2,798 km2 (1,080 sq mi)
  Total 746,000
  Density 270/km2 (690/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 474450
Area code(s) 0377
Website http://www.xichuan.gov.cn/

Xichuan County (Chinese: 淅川县; pinyin: Xīchuān Xiàn) is a county of Nanyang, Henan, China.

Xichuan has an area of 2,798 square kilometers and a population of 746,000.Both of the Danjiangkou Reservoir and the Central route of South–North Water Transfer Project's canal head are located in Xichuan.[1]

The state of Chu's first capital Danyang was in Xichuan.

Administrative divisions

Xichuan has 2 subdistricts, 11 towns, and 4 townships:

Famous residents


  1. (Chinese) Profile of Xichuan County, visited on May 29, 2008.
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