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Nanpi County

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Nanpi County

Nanpi County
Country People's Republic of China
Province Hebei
Prefecture-level city Cangzhou
 • Total 836 km2 (323 sq mi)
Elevation 11 m (35 ft)
Population (2004)
 • Total 350,000
 • Density 420/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 061500
Area code(s) 0317

Nanpi (Chinese: 南皮; pinyin: Nánpí) is a county of Hebei, China. It is under the administration of Cangzhou City. As of 2004, it has a population of 350,000 residing in an area of 836 km2 (323 sq mi).

Administrative divisions

There are 6 towns and 3 townships under the county's administration.[1]



History: Nanpi in the history has been pretty famous due to its mention in the epic novel "Heroes in the marsh" 水滸傳 in Ming Dynasty. At that time the town was named Da Ming Fu.大名府. It is also the home town of an important figure in late Qing Dynasty: Zhang ZhiDong 張之洞, who has been a governor to Hunan, Hubei, etc.


  1. ^ 2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:南皮县 (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2012-07-18. 

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