Lin County (林县)
Farms in Linzhou, Henan, irrigated by the Red Flag Canal
|Country||People's Republic of China|
|Time zone||China Standard (UTC+8)|
Linzhou (Chinese: 林州; pinyin: Línzhōu), formerly Lin County or Linxian ((simplified Chinese: 林县; traditional Chinese: 林縣; pinyin: Lín Xiàn)), is a county-level city in Anyang, Henan, China. Adjacent to Shanxi Province and Hebei Province, it is located in the north of Henan Province and at the eastern foot of the Taihang Mountains. It covers an area of 2046 square kilometers and has a population of about one million.
Linzhou is well known for its Red Flag Canal, which was constructed in the 1960s.