Ye County

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Ye County

Yexian is located in Henan
Location of the seat in Henan
Coordinates: 33°37′37″N 113°21′25″E / 33.627°N 113.357°E / 33.627; 113.357Coordinates: 33°37′37″N 113°21′25″E / 33.627°N 113.357°E / 33.627; 113.357
Country People's Republic of China
Province Henan
Prefecture-level city Pingdingshan
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)

Ye County or Yexian (simplified Chinese: 叶县; traditional Chinese: 葉縣; pinyin: Yè Xiàn) is a county under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Pingdingshan, Henan province, China, with a population of 820,000.[when?]

The ancient town of Kunyang was located in Ye County. It was the site of the critical Battle of Kunyang, in which the Han forces decisively defeated the army of Wang Mang's Xin Dynasty.

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