|Country||People's Republic of China|
|Village-level divisions||11 residential communities
|• Total||22 km2 (8 sq mi)|
|Elevation||792 m (2,598 ft)|
|Time zone||China Standard (UTC+8)|
Mingxing (Chinese: 明星; pinyin: Míngxīng) (formerly Taigu or Taiku) is a town and township-level division and seat of Taigu County, Shanxi, China. It lies southwest of Jinzhong and comprises nine administrative villages, eleven communities, with a total area of 22 square kilometres (8.5 sq mi). It has a total population of 60,500 people, of which 43,988 are urban dwellers. It is connected by railway.
The town is called "Mingxing" which means "Ming Town" or literally "Star Town". There are numerous temples in the city dated to the Ming dynasty, such as the Dacheng Hall of the Temple of Confucius of Taigu. Its Wubian White Tower is also of note.
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