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Yinan County

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Yinan County

A rubbing of a Chinese Han Dynasty (202 BC – 220 AD) pictorial stone (i.e. the Yinan stone carving of Shandong province, China) showing an ancestral worship hall (citang 祠堂) with closed doors, a person outside making a sacrificial offering to his ancestors, and horses and trees in the background.

Yinan (沂南县; pinyin: Yínán Xiàn) is a county of Linyi in the Chinese province of Shandong.

The population was 896,467 in 1999.[1]

Administrative divisions


The only township is Mamuchi Township (马牧池乡)

Notable people

  • Zhuge Liang (181-234 AD), inventor, and strategist under the Shu Han state during the Three Kingdoms period in China.
  • Chen Guangcheng (born 1971, in Dongshigu Village (东师古村), Shuanghou town), human rights defender (under unofficial house arrest in 2011-2012, his six-year-old daughter not being allowed to attend school).


  1. ^ National Population Statistics Materials by County and City - 1999 Period, in China County & City Population 1999, Harvard China Historical GIS

External links

  • Official homepage

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