Neixiang County

Neixiang County
Chinese transcription(s)
Neixiang County

Location in China

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
Country China
Province Henan
Prefecture Nanyang
  Total 2,465 km2 (952 sq mi)
Population (2002)
  Total 610,000
  Density 250/km2 (640/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 474350
Area code(s) 0377

Neixiang County is a county of Nanyang, Henan, China, has an area of 2,465 square kilometers and a population of 610,000 as of 2002.[1]

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 and there are more than 260 existing rooms. It is currently China's best preserved feudal county government office.



  1. "Profile of Neixiang County" (in Chinese). Archived from the original on October 13, 2007. Retrieved 2008-06-25.
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