Lanshan County
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Lanshan County
Lanshan County

Lanshan is located in Hunan
Location of the seat in Hunan
Coordinates: 25°22?16?N 112°11?49?E / 25.371°N 112.197°E / 25.371; 112.197Coordinates: 25°22?16?N 112°11?49?E / 25.371°N 112.197°E / 25.371; 112.197[1]
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Prefecture-level cityYongzhou
 o Total1,807.04 km2 (697.70 sq mi)
 o Total332,940
 o Density180/km2 (480/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code

Lanshan County (simplified Chinese: ; traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: Lánsh?n Xiàn) is a county of Hunan Province, China, it is under the administration of Yongzhou prefecture-level City.

Located on the south margin of the province, it is adjacent to the northern border of Guangdong. Lanshan covers 1,806 km2 (697 sq mi). In 2015, it had a registered population of 400,200 and a permanent resident population of 339,100.[4] The county has eight towns and six ethnic townships of Yao people under its jurisdiction. The county seat and the largest town is Tafeng ().[5]

Geography and climate

Lanshan is a mountainous county located in the east of Jiuyi Mountains on the northern side of the middle Nanling Range. The county is bordered to the southwest by Jianghua County, to the northwest by Ningyuan County, to the northeast by Jiahe County, to the east by Linwu County, to the southeast by Lianzhou City of Guangdong. It covers 1,806 km2 (697 sq mi), the county is 67 square kilometres (26 sq mi) north to south with 55 square kilometres (21 sq mi) west to east.

Lanshan has a humid subtropical monsoon climate with an annual average temperature of 18.0 °C (64.4 °F), annual rainfall of 1,581 mm (62.2 in). There are 69 rivers with drainage area of more than 10 square kilometers or length of more than 5 kilometers, most rivers belong to the Yangtze River system, less to the Pearl River system.[6] The county is the source place of the Xiang River, originating from Yegou Mountain () in Zhulin Village () of Xiangjiangyuan Town.[7]


The G55 Expressway runs through the middle land north to south, the G76 Expressway passes through the north of the county west to east, they meet at Citangyu Town (?) in the north. the two national expressways and the other three Hunan Provincial Highway of S216, S322 and S324 form the main road network connecting the county.[6]


  1. ^ Google (2 July 2014). "Lanshan" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2014.
  2. ^ Yongzhou City Land Use Plan (2006–20)/(2006-2020?)?.(in Chinese) Accessed 8 July 2014.
  3. ^ "2010?". (in Chinese). China Statistical Information Network/?. Archived from the original on 17 September 2014. Retrieved 2014.
  4. ^ the population of Lanshan County in 2015, according to the Statistical Communiqué of Lanshan County on the 2015 National Economic and Social Development - (2015): or
  5. ^ the divisions of Lanshan County in 2015, according to the result on adjustment of township-level administrative divisions of Lanshan County on November 18, 2015 - (2015?26?):, also see 109: or
  6. ^ a b ?: or
  7. ^ , 948, ?94,721? - The source stream of the Xiang is in Lanshan, the main river of the Xiang has length of 948 kilometres (589 mi) with a drainage basin area of rough 94,721 square kilometres (36,572 sq mi): Archived 2013-08-28 at the Wayback Machine or (21 May 2013)
  8. ^ (1981-2010) (in Chinese). China Meteorological Data Service Center. Retrieved 2018.

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