Liujiang District

柳江区 · Liujgyangh Gih

Location in Guangxi

Coordinates: 24°15′25″N 109°20′13″E / 24.257°N 109.337°E / 24.257; 109.337Coordinates: 24°15′25″N 109°20′13″E / 24.257°N 109.337°E / 24.257; 109.337[1]
Country People's Republic of China
Autonomous region Guangxi
Prefecture-level city Liuzhou
Subdivisions 11 towns
1 township
Seat Labao (拉堡镇)
  Total 2,539.16 km2 (980.38 sq mi)
Elevation 110 m (360 ft)
Population (2010)[3]
  Total 562,351
  Density 220/km2 (570/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 5451XX

Liujiang District (simplified Chinese: 柳江区; traditional Chinese: 柳江區; pinyin: Liǔjiāng Qū; Standard Zhuang: Liujgyangh Gih) is under the administration of Liuzhou, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China, located on the southwest bank of the Liu River. It covers a land area of 2,539.16 square kilometres (980.38 sq mi) and had a population of 562,351 as of 2010. The southernmost county-level division of Liuzhou City, it lies south of Liuzhou's city proper, bordering the prefecture-level cities of Laibin to the south and Hechi to the northwest.

Administrative divisions

Liucheng consists of 11 towns and 1 township:[4]


The only township in the Baisha Township (白沙乡)



Liujiang hominid

These findings might give some support to the claim that modern humans from Africa arrived at southern China about 100,000 years BP (Zhiren Cave, Zhirendong, Chongzuo City: 100,000 years BP;[5] and the Liujiang hominid: controversially dated at 139,000–111,000 years BP [6]).


  1. Google (2014-07-02). "Liujiang" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2014-07-02.
  2. Liuzhou City Land Use Plan (200620)/《柳州市土地利用总体规划(2006-2020年)》.(Chinese) Accessed 8 July 2014.
  3. 《中国2010年人口普查分县资料》 (in Chinese). 中国统计出版社. December 2012. ISBN 978-7-5037-6659-6.
  4. 2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:柳江县 (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2013-01-03.
  5. Wu Liu, et al., Human remains from Zhirendong, South China, and modern human emergence in East Asia" Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 2010; doi:10.1073/pnas.1014386107: (full text; the authors seem to accept that the individual has african recent ascentry, but with asian archaic human admixture). See also Robin Dennell, Two interpretations of the Zhirendong mandible described by Liu and colleagues, Nature Volume: 468, 25 November 2010, pages: 512–513, doi:10.1038/468512a; Brief comments at Modern Humans Emerged Far Earlier Than Previously Thought, Fossils from China Suggest, ScienceDaily (Oct. 25, 2010); and Oldest Modern Human Outside of Africa Found:
  6. Shena, Guanjun; et al. (2002). "U-Series dating of Liujiang hominid site in Guangxi, Southern China". Journal of Human Evolution. 43 (6): 817–829. doi:10.1006/jhev.2002.0601. PMID 12473485.
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