Jinxiang County

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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
 (2014)
 • Total650,000
 • Density730/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
272200
Area code(0)537
License Plate Prefix鲁H
Websitewww.jinxiang.gov.cn

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.[1]

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

References[edit]

  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.

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