Huangling County

Huangling County (simplified Chinese: 黄陵县; traditional Chinese: 黃陵縣; pinyin: Huánglíng Xiàn) is a county in the north of Shaanxi province, China, bordering Gansu province to the west.[1] It is under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Yan’an.[1] The county spans an area of 2,286.7 square kilometres (882.9 sq mi), and has a permanent population of 130,100 people as of 2012.[1]

For other uses, see Huangling.
County in Shaanxi, People’s Republic of China

Xuanyuan Temple at the Mausoleum of the Yellow Emperor

Huangling in Yan’an

Yan’an in Shaanxi
Country People’s Republic of China
Province Shaanxi
Prefecture-level city Yan’an

  Total 2,286.7 km2 (882.9 sq mi)

  Total 130,100
  Density 57/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (China standard time)
Postal code
Licence plates 陕J

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The county is named after the Mausoleum of the Yellow Emperor (simplified Chinese: 黄帝陵; traditional Chinese: 黃帝陵; pinyin: Huángdì Líng).[2]

Huangling County is divided into one subdistrict and five towns.[1] The county’s sole subdistrict is Qiaoshan Subdistrict [zh], and its five towns are Diantou [zh], Longfang [zh], Tianzhuang [zh], Adang [zh], and Shuanglong [zh].[1] The county government is located in Qiaoshan Subdistrict.[1]

Huangling County is located in the Loess Plateau approximately 200 kilometres (120 mi) north of Xi’an‘s urban core, and 170 kilometres (110 mi) south of Yan’an‘s.[1] Over 70% of the county is forested.[3]

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