Jinxiang County

Jinxiang County (simplified Chinese: 金乡县; traditional Chinese: 金鄉縣; pinyin: Jīnxiāng Xiàn; lit. 'gold hometown') is a county of southwestern Shandong province, People's Republic of China, bordering Jiangsu province to the southeast. It is under the administration of Jining City.

Jinxiang County
金乡县
Kinsiang
Location in Jining
Location in Jining
Jinxiang is located in Shandong
Jinxiang
Jinxiang
Location in Shandong
Coordinates: 35°04′N 116°19′E / 35.067°N 116.317°E / 35.067; 116.317Coordinates: 35°04′N 116°19′E / 35.067°N 116.317°E / 35.067; 116.317
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceShandong
Prefecture-level cityJining
Area
 • Total886 km2 (342 sq mi)
Elevation
36 m (117 ft)
Population
 (2017)
 • Total673,000
 • Density760/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
272200
Area code(0)537
License Plate Prefix鲁H
Websitewww.jinxiang.gov.cn

The population was 601,369 in 1999.[1]

The county town of Jinxiang is known as "the world's garlic capital", producing 80% of the world's garlic exports.[2]

Administrative divisionsEdit

As 2012, this county is divided to 9 towns and 4 townships.[3]

Towns
  • Jinxiang (金乡镇)
  • Yangshan (羊山镇)
  • Huji (胡集镇)
  • Xiaoyun (肖云镇)
  • Jishu (鸡黍镇)
  • Wangpi (王丕镇)
  • Sima (司马镇)
  • Yushan (鱼山镇)
  • Mamiao (马庙镇)
Townships
  • Huayu Township (化雨乡)
  • Buji Township (卜集乡)
  • Gaohe Township (高河乡)
  • Xinglong Township (兴隆乡)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ National Population Statistics Materials by County and City - 1999 Period, in China County & City Population 1999, Harvard China Historical GIS
  2. ^ "Supply chains: the dirty secret of China's prisons". Financial Times. 29 August 2018.
  3. ^ 济宁市-行政区划网 www.xzqh.org (in Chinese). XZQH. Retrieved 2012-05-24.

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