Wei County, Xingtai

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Wei County
Wei County in Xingtai
Wei County in Xingtai
Xingtai in Hebei
Xingtai in Hebei
Coordinates: 36°58′51″N 115°16′29″E / 36.9807°N 115.2747°E / 36.9807; 115.2747Coordinates: 36°58′51″N 115°16′29″E / 36.9807°N 115.2747°E / 36.9807; 115.2747
Country People's Republic of China
Province Hebei
Prefecture-level city Xingtai
County seat Mingzhou Town (洺州镇)
 • Total 994 km2 (384 sq mi)
Elevation 37 m (121 ft)
 • Total 540,000
 • Density 540/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code 054700

Wei County or Weixian (simplified Chinese: 威县; traditional Chinese: 威縣; pinyin: Wēi Xiàn) is a county in the south of Hebei province, China. It is under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Xingtai, with a population of 540,000[when?] residing in an area of 994 km2 (384 sq mi). It is served by G45 Daqing–Guangzhou Expressway and China National Highway 106.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Wei County consists of 5 towns and 11 townships.[1]




  1. ^ 2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:威县 (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2012-07-21.