Shixing County

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Shixing

始兴县
Mantang Wei (满堂围), a fortified Hakka settlement in Aizi, Shixing County
Mantang Wei (满堂围), a fortified Hakka settlement in Aizi, Shixing County
Location of Shixing in Shaoguan (grey); Shaoguan in Guangdong (yellow)
Location of Shixing in Shaoguan (grey); Shaoguan in Guangdong (yellow)
Coordinates: 24°50′33″N 114°08′37″E / 24.84250°N 114.14361°E / 24.84250; 114.14361Coordinates: 24°50′33″N 114°08′37″E / 24.84250°N 114.14361°E / 24.84250; 114.14361
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceGuangdong
Prefecture-level cityShaoguan
Area
 • Total2,174 km2 (839 sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)

Shixing County (postal: Chihing; simplified Chinese: 始兴县; traditional Chinese: 始興縣; pinyin: Shǐxìng Xiàn) is a county of Shaoguan, Guangdong province, China, bordering Jiangxi province to the east. The native variety of Chinese in the area is Hakka.

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