Jiaxiang County

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Jiaxiang County
嘉祥县
County
Jiaxiang town center
Jiaxiang town center
Location in Jining
Location in Jining
Jiaxiang is located in Shandong
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
Country People's Republic of China
Province Shandong
Prefecture-level city Jining
Elevation 40 m (130 ft)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Website www.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.

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  1. ^ Jining Statistical Almanac, 2011, in Jining Statistical Information Net

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