Jiaxiang County

嘉祥县

Kiasiang; Kiasing
Jiaxiang town center
Location in Jining
Jiaxiang
Jiaxiang
Location of the seat in Shandong
Coordinates: 35°24′29″N 116°20′31″E / 35.408°N 116.342°E / 35.408; 116.342Coordinates: 35°24′29″N 116°20′31″E / 35.408°N 116.342°E / 35.408; 116.342
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceShandong
Prefecture-level cityJining
Area
 • Total838.56 km2 (323.77 sq mi)
Elevation
40 m (130 ft)
Population
 (2019)
 • Total933,614
 • Density1,100/km2 (2,900/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
272400
Websitewww.jiaxiang.gov.cn

Jiaxiang County (simplified Chinese: 嘉祥县; traditional Chinese: 嘉祥縣; pinyin: Jiāxiáng Xiàn) is a county in the southwest of Shandong province, People's Republic of China. It is under the administration of Jining City.

The population was 871,920 in 2011.[1]

The cultural heritage site of the Carved Stones in the Tombs of the Wu Family is in this county. In 1961, it was added to the list of national historical and cultural monuments. The county is also home to the temple of Zengzi, a Confucian disciple and philosopher. The Jining Qufu Airport is located in the southern part of the county.

Administrative divisions

As 2012, this county is divided to 8 towns and 7 townships.[2]

Towns
Townships
  • Laosengtang Township (老僧堂乡)
  • Huanggai Township (黄垓乡)
  • Wanzhang Township (万张乡)
  • Maji Township (马集乡)
  • Mandong Township (满硐乡)
  • Zhongshan Township (仲山乡)
  • Mengguji Township (孟姑集乡)

References

  1. ^ Jining Statistical Almanac, 2011, in Jining Statistical Information Net Archived 2015-04-05 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ 济宁市-行政区划网 www.xzqh.org (in Chinese). XZQH. Retrieved 2012-05-24.