Jianhu County (simplified Chinese: 建湖县; traditional Chinese: 建湖縣; pinyin: Jiànhú Xiàn) is under the administration of Yancheng, Jiangsu province, China. It borders the prefecture-level cities of Huai'an and Yangzhou to the west.
Location in Jiangsu
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|Country||People's Republic of China|
|• Total||1,154 km2 (446 sq mi)|
|• Density||690/km2 (1,800/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+8 (China Standard)|
The main town in Jianhu is commonly just called Jianhu, and sometimes Huduo (湖垛) or “Hutu“ (“糊涂“).
In the present, Jianhu County includes 12 towns.
There are two key senior high schools in Jianhu County. One is Jianhu Senior High School, which is located in Downtown Jianhu. The other one is Shanggang Senior High School, which is located in Downtown Shanggang.
Recent development of transportation infrastructure in Northern Jiangsu has greatly impacted Great Yancheng area, including Jianhu. The Jianhu train station opened in July 2004, and Jianhu now offers overnight train service (on Train Z156) to Beijing.