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.
|Country||People's Republic of China|
|• Total||886 km2 (342 sq mi)|
|Elevation||36 m (117 ft)|
|• Density||760/km2 (2,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+8 (China Standard)|
|License Plate Prefix||鲁H|
The population was 601,369 in 1999.
The county town of Jinxiang is known as "the world's garlic capital", producing 80% of the world's garlic exports.
As 2012, this county is divided to 9 towns and 4 townships.
- National Population Statistics Materials by County and City - 1999 Period, in China County & City Population 1999, Harvard China Historical GIS
- "Supply chains: the dirty secret of China's prisons". Financial Times. 29 August 2018.
- 济宁市-行政区划网 www.xzqh.org (in Chinese). XZQH. Retrieved 2012-05-24.