Pingxiang County

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Pingxiang County
Coordinates: 37°04′N 115°02′E / 37.067°N 115.033°E / 37.067; 115.033Coordinates: 37°04′N 115°02′E / 37.067°N 115.033°E / 37.067; 115.033
Country People's Republic of China
Province Hebei
Prefecture-level city Xingtai
County seat Fengzhou Town (丰州镇)
 • Total 406 km2 (157 sq mi)
Elevation 34 m (111 ft)
 • Total 280,000
 • Density 690/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 054500

Pingxiang County (simplified Chinese: 平乡县; traditional Chinese: 平鄉縣; pinyin: Píngxiāng Xiàn) is a county of Xingtai City, in the southern Hebei province, China, located about 45 km (28 mi) from downtown Xingtai. It has a population of 280,000[when?] residing in an area of 406 km2 (157 sq mi). In the Han dynasty, Pingxiang County was known as Julu County (钜鹿县) and was the birthplace of Zhang Jue and his brothers Zhang Bao and Zhang Liang, who started the Yellow Turban Rebellion in the 180s.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Pingxiang consists of 3 towns and 4 townships.[1]




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

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