Xing County

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Xing County
兴县
County
Xing County in Lüliang
Xing County in Lüliang
Lüliang in Shanxi
Lüliang in Shanxi
Country People's Republic of China
Province Shanxi
Prefecture-level city Lüliang
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Xing County or Xingxian (simplified Chinese: 兴县; traditional Chinese: 興縣; pinyin: Xīng Xiàn) is a county in the west of Shanxi province, China, bordering Shaanxi province to the west across the Yellow River. It is the northernmost county-level division of the prefecture-level city of Lüliang. Xing County was formerly known as Linwei (臨蔚縣) since the Northern and Southern dynasties. Xing County was formally established in the second year of the Hongwu era (1368–1398) of the Ming dynasty.

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Coordinates: 38°27′45″N 111°07′38″E / 38.46250°N 111.12722°E / 38.46250; 111.12722