Xinjiang County


Xinjiang County

Xinjiang (Chinese: ; pinyin: Xīnjiàng Xiàn) is a county in the province of Shanxi in the People's Republic of China.

The county's area is approximately 600 km2 and its population, as of 2002, was 320,000. Until recently, its industry was dominated by the production of handicrafts, including lacquerware, embroidery, and leather goods, as well as the manufacture of drugs.

The city of Jiangzhou () is the home of the Jiangzhou Drum Troupe, China's most famous traditional percussion ensemble. [http://app1.chinadaily.com.cn/star/2001/0614/wh26-1.html] The county as a whole is also known for its folk opera performances.

ee also

*List of administrative divisions of Shanxi


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