Postal code 410626
Local time Friday 1:24 AM
Area code 0731
|County Ningxiang County|
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Area 123 km²
|Country People's Republic of China|
Weather 12°C, Wind N at 3 km/h, 95% Humidity
Hengshi Town (simplified Chinese: 横市镇; traditional Chinese: 橫市鎮; pinyin: Héngshì Zhèn) is an urban town in Ningxiang County, Changsha City, Hunan Province, People's Republic of China. It is surrounded by Huangcai Town on the west, Huishangang Town on the north, Yujia'ao Township and Shuangfupu Town on the east, and Laoliangcang Town on the south. As of the 2000 census it had a population of 47,491 and an area of 123 square kilometres (47 sq mi).
- Map of Hengshizhen, Ningxiang, Changsha, Hunan, China
- Administrative division
Map of Hengshizhen, Ningxiang, Changsha, Hunan, China
The town is divided into thirteen villages and one community: Hengshi Community (横市社区), Wangbaifeng Village (望百峰村), Jinqi Village (金棋村), Yunshan Village (云山村), Xiangyang Village (向阳村), Quanliu Village (泉柳村), Hejin Village (合金村), Limin Village (利民村), Hengshi Village (横市村), Tiechong Village (铁冲村), Jietou Village (界头村), Jinfeng Village (金丰村), Guansheng Village (关圣村) and Renqiao Village (仁桥村).
The Wei River, known as "Mother River" and a tributary of the Xiang River, flows through the town.
The region abounds with iron.
Tobacco and watermelon are important to the economy.
Huaguxi is the most influence local theater.
The 1810 Provincial Highway (1810省道) from Yutan Subdistrict, runs through Shuangfupu Town, Hengshi Town, Laoliangcang Town, Liushahe Town, Qingshanqiao Town to Loudi City.
The Luoyang–Zhanjiang Railway, from Luoyang City, Henan Province to Zhanjiang City, Guangdong Province, runs through Hengshi Town at Hengshi Railway Station.