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Yicheng, abbreviated as Yi, is a county-level city under the jurisdiction of Xiangyang. It is located in the northwestern part of Hubei Province and the middle reaches of the Hanjiang River, with Suizhou and Zaoyang in the east, Zhongxiang and Jingmen in the south, Nanzhang and Xiangyang in the north. It has a total area of 2115 square kilometers and a total population of 610,000 in 2019. It has jurisdiction over eight towns, two street offices, one industrial park and one provincial economic development zone.
Yicheng is a national food production county (city), a basic education advanced city, a cultural advanced city, a popular science demonstration city, an advanced civil affairs city, a health city, a civilized city, a dual support model city and Ping An county (city) in Hubei Province. In 2006, 2007 and 2008, it was awarded the title of “Top 100 Small and Medium-sized Cities with the Most Investment Potential in China” for three consecutive years. In 2006, 2007 and 2008, international triathlon competitions were held for three consecutive years.
In 2018, Yicheng City completed a gross regional product (GDP) of 36.011 billion yuan, a comparable increase of 7.7%. Among them: the primary industry completed an added value of 5.085 billion yuan, a comparable increase of 2.9%; the secondary industry completed an added value of 21.401 billion yuan, a comparable increase of 7.8%; the tertiary industry completed an added value of 9.524 billion yuan, a comparable increase of 10.3%.