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Meixian District


Meixian District

Skyline of Meixian
Location of the district in Meizhou
Location of the district in Meizhou
Meixian is located in Guangdong
Location in Guangdong
Country  China
Province Guangdong
Prefecture-level city Meizhou
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Meixian District
Traditional Chinese 梅縣
Simplified Chinese 梅县
Postal Meihsien
Kaying (former)

Meixian (simplified Chinese: 梅县; traditional Chinese: 梅縣; pinyin: méi xiàn; literally: "Plum County"), formerly Meihsien, is a district of Meizhou City, in northeastern Guangdong Province, China.[1]


  • Geography 1
  • Administrative divisions 2
  • Culture 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5


Meixian almost completely surrounds People's Republic of China, when it was given equal status.

Administrative divisions

Meixian has administrative jurisdiction over one subdistrict and 18 towns.[2]



With a majority Hakka population, Meixian, along with Dabu County, is known as the home of Standard Hakka.


  1. ^ 国务院批准广东梅县"撤县设区" 政府驻地不变. China News (in Chinese). 11 November 2013. Retrieved 26 February 2014. 
  2. ^ "Mei County (梅县)".   (Chinese)

External links

  • Meixian District official website
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