Qian County

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Qian County
乾县
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
Area
 • Total 1,002.7 km2 (387.1 sq mi)
Population
 • 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.png
"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.

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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]

References[edit]

  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