Weizheng Town

Weizhen Town, Sihui City, China


A town under the jurisdiction of Sihui City, Zhaoqing City, Guangdong Province

Weizhen Town, under the jurisdiction of Sihui City, Zhaoqing City, Guangdong Province, is located in the north of Sihui City, bordering Qingxin District in the northeast, Guangning County in the northwest, and Luoyuan Town and Didou Town in the southeast.  The total area of ​​the jurisdiction is 64.05 square kilometers. As of the end of 2019, the registered population of Weizhen Town was 17,006.

The name Weizhen first came to be known during the reign of Emperor Guangxu of the Qing Dynasty. In the first year of the Longqing reign of the Ming Dynasty (1567), people with the surnames Huang, Luo, Xu, and Hu set up a market under Huangdongkeng Echou to conduct trade, which was called Eyong Market. In the second year of the Jiaqing reign of the Qing Dynasty (1797), it was renamed Longqing City. In April 1961, Weizhen People's Commune was established from Didou People's Commune. In August 1983, the community was changed to a district. In March 1987, the district was abolished and a town was established. As of June 2020, Weizheng Town has jurisdiction over 1 community and 8 administrative villages. The People's Government of Weizheng Town is located at No. 2 Zhenxing Road, Weizheng Town, Sihui City.

At the end of 2019, there were 2 comprehensive stores or supermarkets with a business area of ​​more than 50 square meters in Weizheng Town.


Chinese name : 威整镇

Administrative division code: 441284102

Administrative division category: town

Area: Sihui City, Zhaoqing City, Guangdong Province

Geographic location: Northern Sihui City

Area: 64.05 km²

Subordinate areas: 1 community, 8 administrative villages

Government seat: No. 2, Zhenxing Road, Weizheng Town, Sihui City

Telephone area code: 0758

Postal code: 526232

Climate conditions: subtropical monsoon climate

License plate code: 粤H

Population: 17,006 (registered population as of the end of 2019)

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Historical evolution


In the first year of Longqing in the Ming Dynasty (1567), people with the surnames Huang, Luo, Xu, and Hu set up a market to trade in Huangdongkeng Echou, which was called Eyong Market.


In the second year of Jiaqing in the Qing Dynasty (1797), it was renamed Longqing City.


During the Guangxu period (1871), Weizheng Shop was established.


In the 21st year of the Republic of China (1932), Weizheng Township was established and belonged to the second district.

In 1941, it was renamed Weizheng Town.

At the beginning of the founding of the People's Republic of China, Weizheng Township was established and belonged to the Second District of Sihui County.

In May 1952, it was divided into Weizheng, Nanzhou and Huangdong Townships and belonged to the Eleventh District of Guangsi County.

In July 1954, it was renamed Baisha Township and belonged to the Second District of Sihui County again.

In January 1957, it was merged into Weizheng Township.

In September 1958, it was incorporated into the Second People's Commune (later called Didou People's Commune).

In April 1961, Weizheng People's Commune was established from Didou People's Commune.

In August 1983, the community was abolished and the district was changed.

In March 1987, the district was abolished and the town was established.


Administrative Divisions


As of June 2020, Weizheng Town has 1 community and 8 administrative villages. [3] The town people's government is located at No. 2 Zhenxing Road, Weizheng Town, Sihui City.

Details of the division of Weizheng Town: Weizheng Community, Nanlong Village, Xikeng Village, Dazhou Village, Weizheng Village, Wawu Village, Tianzhukeng Village, Huangdong Village, Hongxing Village,


Geographical environment


Location and territory

Weizheng Town is located in the north of Sihui City, bordering Qingxin District in the northeast, Guangning County in the northwest, and Luoyuan Town and Didou Town in the southeast. The total area of ​​Weizheng Town is 64.05 square kilometers.


Details of Weizheng Town


Topography of Weizheng Town

Weizheng Town is located in a basin in the upper reaches of Manshui River, a first-level tributary of Beijiang River. It is surrounded by mountains and belongs to a cold mountainous area.


Climate

Weizheng Town has a subtropical monsoon climate, with an average annual temperature of 19~20.5℃ and an annual precipitation of about 2,300 mm.


Population


As of the end of 2018, the registered population of Weizheng Town was 16,998.

As of the end of 2019, the registered population of Weizheng Town was 17,006.


Economy


Overview

At the end of 1992, the total industrial and agricultural output value of Weizheng Town was 110.7 million yuan. Among them, the industrial output value was 100.05 million yuan, accounting for 90.4% of the total output value; the agricultural output value was 10.65 million yuan, accounting for 9.6% of the total output value.

Industry

At the end of 2018, there were 11 industrial enterprises in Weizheng Town, including 2 large-scale industrial enterprises.

At the end of 2019, there were 11 industrial enterprises in Weizheng Town, including 2 large-scale industrial enterprises.

Commerce

At the end of 2018, there were 2 comprehensive stores or supermarkets with a business area of ​​more than 50 square meters in Weizheng Town.

At the end of 2019, there were 2 comprehensive stores or supermarkets with a business area of ​​more than 50 square meters in Weizheng Town.


Transportation

There are land routes in Weizheng Town that can reach the county, Guangzhou, Qingyuan, Guangning and other places. At the end of 1992, there were 130 individual motor trucks and 90 passenger buses running between the county and Guangzhou every day.


Social undertakings


Educational undertakings

As of the end of 1992, Weizheng Town had 1 junior high school, 7 primary schools and 1 kindergarten, with 2,950 students. The enrollment rate of school-age children was 99.78%.

Cultural undertakings

As of the end of 1992, Weizheng Town had mass cultural life including Cantonese opera singing, martial arts, lion dance, chess, calligraphy and painting.

Medical and health care

As of the end of 1992, Weizheng Town had 16 cultural and entertainment venues.


History and culture


Dialects

Cantonese (four-language conversation) is widely spoken in Weizheng Town.

Origin of place name

The name of Weizheng was first heard during the Guangxu period of the Qing Dynasty.


Local specialty


Incense powder

Incense powder processing began in the early years of the Republic of China. It is mainly made of stone bark and is the main material for making incense and sanitary incense.


Honors

On February 25, 2022, it was awarded the title of "Provincial Leisure Agriculture and Rural Tourism Demonstration Town in 2021".

On December 14, 2023, the All-China Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese confirmed it as the 11th batch of Chinese Overseas Chinese International Cultural Exchange Base.


Famous tourist attractions:

Qishihe Tourist Resort

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