Xinyang or Sinyang (both: shĭnˈyängˈ) [key], city (1994 est. pop. 217,800), S Henan prov., China. It is a transportation hub lying on the Beijing-Guangzhou RR and the major regional center for southernmost Henan and N Hubei provs. Food is processed and textiles are produced in the city. The name sometimes appears as Hsin-yang.