景泰县

( Jingtai County )

Jingtai County (Chinese: 景泰县; pinyin: Jǐngtài Xiàn) is a county in the middle of Gansu Province, bordering Inner Mongolia to the north. It is under the administration of Baiyin City and located at its northwest end. Covering an area of 5,483 square kilometres (2,117 sq mi), it governs 8 towns and 3 townships, which then in turn govern 15 residential communities and 135 administrative villages. Its postal code is 730400, and its population as of the 2010 Chinese Census was 225,755 people, which the county government reports has grown to about 238,900 as of 2019.

It is located at the junction of Gansu, Ningxia, and Inner Mongolia. Historically, it was a military hub, a vital communication center on the Silk Road, an important ferry, and also a major transit route to Hexi, Xinjiang, Ningxia, and Inner Mongolia. Since 1933, the name of the county has been Jingtai (Chinese: 景泰; ...Read more

Jingtai County (Chinese: 景泰县; pinyin: Jǐngtài Xiàn) is a county in the middle of Gansu Province, bordering Inner Mongolia to the north. It is under the administration of Baiyin City and located at its northwest end. Covering an area of 5,483 square kilometres (2,117 sq mi), it governs 8 towns and 3 townships, which then in turn govern 15 residential communities and 135 administrative villages. Its postal code is 730400, and its population as of the 2010 Chinese Census was 225,755 people, which the county government reports has grown to about 238,900 as of 2019.

It is located at the junction of Gansu, Ningxia, and Inner Mongolia. Historically, it was a military hub, a vital communication center on the Silk Road, an important ferry, and also a major transit route to Hexi, Xinjiang, Ningxia, and Inner Mongolia. Since 1933, the name of the county has been Jingtai (Chinese: 景泰; pinyin: Jǐngtài), which means "prosperity of the scene, peace of the country and the people".

The county is largely hilly and mountainous, with an elevation ranging from 1,276 metres (4,186 ft) to 3,321 metres (10,896 ft) above sea level. The county is home to a number of prominent tourist sites, such as the Yellow River Stone Forest, Yongtai Fortress, and other locations.

During the late Qin and early Han dynasty, the early belonged to the Xiongnu after they exiled the Yuezhi people.[1] Later in the Han dynasty, Emperor Xuan established Aowei County [zh] in present-day Jingtai County, which later evolved into the ancient city of Diaogou (simplified Chinese: 吊沟; traditional Chinese: 吊溝; pinyin: Diàogōu).[1] During the mid-8th century, the area was controlled by the Tibetan Empire.[1] The area would later fall under the control of the Western Xia.[1] In the late 15th and early 16th century, the area was ruled by the Tatars.[1] In 1739, an administrator was sent by the Qing dynasty Emperor Qianlong to the region to manage local affairs.[1] In 1757, Qing officials constructed a fort known as Hongshuibao (simplified Chinese: 红水堡; traditional Chinese: 紅水堡; pinyin: Hóngshuǐbǎo).[1]

People's Republic of China

On September 12, 1949, the People's Liberation Army gained control of Jingtai County.[1]

In 1955, the county was put under the jurisdiction of Dingxi Prefecture [zh].[1]

On April 4, 1958, Jingtai County was abolished and merged into Gaolan County.[1] Shortly after, on December 20, 1958, Gaolan County was abolished and merged into the city of Baiyin.[1] On November 15, 1961, Jingtai County was re-established under the jurisdiction of Baiyin.[1]

From October 1963 to August 1985, Jingtai County was placed under the city of Wuwei, but was subsequently restored to Baiyin, which it remains part of today.[1]

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