🇨🇳 Honghu (洪湖市) is a county-level city in the municipal region of Jingzhou, in the south of Hubei province. The city lies on the north-west (left) bank of the Yangtze River, across from Hunan Province and Xianning, Hubei. It is named after the adjacent Hong Lake, which since ancient times has periodically flooded.
The traditional Chinese holiday, Dragon Boat Festival, celebrated on the fifth day of the fifth lunar month, features boat races which are run on Hong Lake.
By means of its famous lake, Honghu City produces forty kinds of fish and an abundance of plants, such as lotus, reed and a type of black algae.
Administrative divisions Two subdistricts: • Xindi Subdistrict (新堤街道), Binhu Subdistrict (滨湖街道) Fourteen towns: • Luoshan (螺山镇), Wulin (乌林镇), Longkou (龙口镇), Yanwo (燕窝镇), Xintan (新滩镇), Fengkou (峰口镇), Caoshi (曹市镇), Fuchang (府场镇), Daijiachang (戴家场镇), Qujiawan (瞿家湾镇), Shakou (沙口镇), Wanquan (万全镇), Chahe (汊河镇), Huangjiakou (黄家口镇) The only township is Laowan Township (老湾乡) Three administrative zones: • Xiaogang (小港管理区), Datonghu (大同湖管理区), Dashahu (大沙湖管理区).
Honghu has a population of over 335,618 people. Honghu also forms part of the wider Jingzhou prefecture which has a population of over 5,231,180 people.
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Twin Towns - Sister Cities Honghu has links with:🇰🇷 Buan, South Korea