Location in Jining
|Country||People's Republic of China|
|• Total||886 km2 (342 sq mi)|
|Elevation||36 m (117 ft)|
|• Density||730/km2 (1,900/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+8 (China Standard)|
|License Plate Prefix||鲁H|
Jinxiang County (simplified Chinese: 金乡县; traditional Chinese: 金鄉縣; pinyin: Jīnxiāng Xiàn; literally: '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.
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.
- 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.