Qian County

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Qian County
Qianling Mausoleum complex
Qianling Mausoleum complex
Qian County in Xianyang
Qian County in Xianyang
Xianyang in Shaanxi
Xianyang in Shaanxi
Country People's Republic of China
Province Shaanxi
Prefecture-level city Xianyang
 • Total 1,002.7 km2 (387.1 sq mi)
 • Total 572,088
 • Density 570/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (China standard time)
Postal code 713300
Licence plates 陕D
Website www.snqianxian.gov.cn
Qian County
"Qianxian" in Chinese characters
Simplified Chinese 乾县
Traditional Chinese 乾縣

Qian County or Qianxian is a county under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Xianyang, in the central part of Shaanxi province, China.


Historical monuments[edit]

A Tang Dynasty imperial tomb complex, Qianling Mausoleum is located on Liang Mountain (梁山) in Qian County, 6 km (3.7 mi)away from the county's urban center and 74 km (46 mi)from Xi'an.[1]


  1. ^ 乾陵无字碑之谜 [The riddle of a blank stele at Qianling] (in Chinese).

Coordinates: 34°29′49″N 108°14′53″E / 34.49694°N 108.24806°E / 34.49694; 108.24806