Gefeng Tai (歌风台)
Gefeng Tai (歌风台)
Location in Xuzhou
Location in Xuzhou
Peixian is located in Jiangsu
Location in Jiangsu
Coordinates: 34°42′58″N 116°55′08″E / 34.716°N 116.919°E / 34.716; 116.919Coordinates: 34°42′58″N 116°55′08″E / 34.716°N 116.919°E / 34.716; 116.919
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Prefecture-level cityXuzhou
 • Total1,806 km2 (697 sq mi)
 • Total1,290,500
 • Density710/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
Area code(s)0516

Pei County, or Peixian (simplified Chinese: 沛县; traditional Chinese: 沛縣; pinyin: Pèi Xiàn), is under the administration of Xuzhou, Jiangsu province, China, bordering the Shandong prefecture-level cities of Jining to the northwest and Zaozhuang to the northeast and sitting on the western shore of Nansi Lake. It has an area of 1,576 square kilometres (608 sq mi) and a population of 1,141,935 in 2010.[1]


Pei County is well known as the place people believe where all the Han culture come from. It is the hometown of Liu Bang, the founding emperor of the Han dynasty. Also, the hometown of Fan Kuai, Liu Bang's oath brother, one of the most well-known lords who helped Liu Bang to overthrow the Qin Dynasty and establish the Han Dynasty. Fan Kuai's descendants are still living in Pei County now.

Xiaopei (小沛) is an ancient Chinese town located in present-day Pei County. In the late Eastern Han dynasty, it was under the jurisdiction of the Xu Province, which was governed by Tao Qian. Before Tao Qian died, he handed his governorship over to Liu Bei. Liu Bei took refuge in Xiaopei when Lü Bu seized the Xu Province from him through deceit.

Administrative divisions

In the present, Pei County has 15 towns.[2]

15 towns
  • Longgu (龙固镇)
  • Yangtun (杨屯镇)
  • Datun (大屯镇)
  • Peicheng (沛城镇)
  • Huzhai (胡寨镇)
  • Weimiao (魏庙镇)
  • Wuduan (五段镇)
  • Zhangzhuang (张庄镇)
  • Zhangzhai (张寨镇)
  • Jing'an (敬安镇)
  • Hekou (河口镇)
  • Qishan (栖山镇)
  • Lulo (鹿楼镇)
  • Zhuzhai (朱寨镇)
  • Anguo (安国镇)


  1. ^ 徐州市2010年第六次全国人口普查主要数据公报 (in Chinese). Official website of Chinese Government. Archived from the original on June 6, 2012. Retrieved December 10, 2011.
  2. ^ "徐州市-行政区划网" (in Chinese). XZQH. Retrieved 2012-05-24.