Pingli County

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Pingli County

平利县
Pingli in Ankang
Pingli in Ankang
Ankang in Shaanxi
Ankang in Shaanxi
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceShaanxi
Prefecture-level cityAnkang
Area
 • Total2,627 km2 (1,014 sq mi)
Population
 • Total192,959
 • Density73/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China standard time)
Postal code
725500
Licence plates陕G

Pingli County (Chinese: 平利县; pinyin: Pínglì Xiàn) is a county the southeast of Shaanxi province, China, bordering Chongqing to the south and Hubei province to the east. It is under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Ankang.

Han dynasty tomb unearthed in 2006[edit]

In January 2006 during the construction of a plaza in Pingli County a Han dynasty era tomb was uncovered, during its excavation archeologists found 259 Wu Zhu cash coins, one tripod made from iron, a pottery kitchen range as well as three pottery urns.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Han Dynasty Coins Unearthed in Shaanxi". Xinhua News Agency (hosted on China.org.cn). 10 January 2006. Retrieved 3 September 2018.

Coordinates: 32°18′42″N 109°18′30″E / 32.31167°N 109.30833°E / 32.31167; 109.30833