Neixiang County
Neisiang, Nei-hsiang
Neixiang is located in Henan
Location of the seat in Henan
Coordinates: 33°3′0″N 111°49′48″E / 33.05000°N 111.83000°E / 33.05000; 111.83000Coordinates: 33°3′0″N 111°49′48″E / 33.05000°N 111.83000°E / 33.05000; 111.83000
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Prefecture-level cityNanyang
 • Total2,465 km2 (952 sq mi)
 • Total567,100
 • Density230/km2 (600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
Area code(s)0377

Neixiang County (simplified Chinese: 内乡县; traditional Chinese: 內鄉縣; pinyin: Nèixiāng Xiàn) is a county under the jurisdiction of Nanyang City, in the southwest of Henan province, China, has an area of 2,465 km2 (952 sq mi) and a population of 610,000 as of 2002.[3]

Neixiang is best known because it has China's best preserved Yamen, or county government office. The Yamen in Neixiang was built originally in the Yuan Dynasty and has a history of more than 700 years. It was destroyed and rebuilt several times and the existing architecture mostly dates to the Qing Dynasty when it was built by Zhang Bingtao in 1882: it took three years to build. It has an area of 20,000 m2 (220,000 sq ft) and there are more than 260 existing rooms. It is currently China's best preserved feudal county government office.

It is home to Neixiang Air Base.[4]

Administrative divisions

As 2012, this county is divided to 10 towns and 6 townships.[5]

  • Chengguan (城关镇)
  • Xiaguan (夏馆镇)
  • Shigang (师岗镇)
  • Mashankou (马山口镇)
  • Tuandong (湍东镇)
  • Chimei (赤眉镇)
  • Wating (瓦亭镇)
  • Wangdian (王店镇)
  • Guanzhang (灌涨镇)
  • Taoxi (桃溪镇)
  • Banchang Township (板场乡)
  • Daqiao Township (大桥乡)
  • Zhaodian Township (赵店乡)
  • Qiliping Township (七里坪乡)
  • Yuguan Township (余关乡)
  • Zuopi Township (乍岖乡)


Map including Neixiang (labeled as NEI-HSIANG (NEISIANG) (walled) 內鄉) (AMS, 1955)
Map including Neixiang (labeled as NEI-HSIANG (NEISIANG) (walled) 內鄉) (AMS, 1955)


  1. ^ 最新人口信息 (in Chinese). hongheiku. Retrieved 2021-01-12.
  2. ^ 最新人口信息 (in Chinese). hongheiku. Retrieved 2021-01-12.
  3. ^ "Profile of Neixiang County" (in Chinese). Archived from the original on October 13, 2007. Retrieved 2008-06-25.
  4. ^ Kristensen, Hans M.; Korda, Matt (December 10, 2020). "Chinese nuclear forces, 2020". Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. 76 (6): 443–457. Bibcode:2020BuAtS..76f.443K. doi:10.1080/00963402.2020.1846432. One of the first bomber units to get an operational nuclear capability might be the 106th Brigade at Neixiang air base in the south-western part of the Henan province
  5. ^ 安阳市-行政区划网 (in Chinese). XZQH. Retrieved 2012-05-24.