Administrative Division
CreateDate:2017.09.21

 

Jiangmen at present has jurisdiction over the three districts of Pengjiang, Jianghai and Xinhui and the four county-level cities of Taishan, Kaiping, Heshan and Enping. The whole region is popularly known as Wuyi, meaning five counties.

 

Pengjiang District

Pengjiang District lies north of the Pengjiang River and has a land area of 321.79 km2 and a registered resident population of about 743,000

Jianghai District

Jianghai District is situated in the southeastern region of Jiangmen City with a land area of 109.16 km2 and a registered resident population of about 264,600.

 

Xinhui District 

Xinhui District is located in the southwestern region of Jiangmen. It is a famous cultural city in Guangdong and during the Sui and Tang Dynasties, it was called Gangzhou. In 1992, its status was changed from county to city, and in 2002, it became a district of Jiangmen City. It has a land area of 1354.71 km2 and a registered resident population of 867,400.

 

Taishan City

Taishan was originally called Xin-Ning County and was first established in 1499 (the twelfth year of the Hongzhi Reign period of the Ming Dynasty). In 1914, it was renamed Taishan County, and in 1992, it was elevated to a city. It has a land area of 3286.3 km2 and a registered resident population of 950,700.

 

Kaiping

Kaiping was first established as a county in 1649 (the sixth year of the Shunzhi Reign period of the Qing Dynasty), and in 1993, its status was changed to city. It has a land area of 1656.94 km2 and a registered resident population of 709,900.

 

Heshan

Heshan was first established as a county in 1731 (the ninth year of the Yongzheng Reign period of the Qing Dynasty), and in 1958, it was combined with Gaoming Country to form Gaohe County. In 1981, it was separated from Gaoming and became Heshan County again. In 1993, it was granted the status of a city. It now has a land area of 1082.73 km2 and a registered resident population of 505,300.

 

Enping

Enping was first established as a county in 220 (the 25th year of the JianAn Reign period of the Eastern Han Dynasty), and in 1994, it was elevated from county to city. It has a land area of 1693.60 km2 and a registered resident population of 503,100.

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