Wenxi County

Wenxi County (simplified Chinese: 闻喜县; traditional Chinese: 聞喜縣; pinyin: Wénxǐ Xiàn) is a county in southern Shanxi province, China. It is under the administration of the prefecture level city of Yuncheng. As of 2002 it had a population of roughly 380,000.

The name Wenxi, which means "hearing the glad news", was used as the county name in 111 BC when Emperor Wu of Han, who on his royal progress at this place, heard Han's decisive victory in the Han–Nanyue War.

Wenxi County

闻喜县
Location in Yuncheng
Location in Yuncheng
Wenxi is located in Shanxi
Wenxi
Wenxi
Location of the seat in Shanxi
Coordinates: 35°23′24″N 111°18′27″E / 35.39000°N 111.30750°ECoordinates: 35°23′24″N 111°18′27″E / 35.39000°N 111.30750°E
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceShanxi
Prefecture-level cityYuncheng
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Websitewww.wenxi.gov.cn

References

Guanqiu Jian

Guanqiu Jian (died 16 March 255), courtesy name Zhonggong, was a military general of the state of Cao Wei during the Three Kingdoms period of China.

Han Weiji

Han Weiji (simplified Chinese: 韩维基; traditional Chinese: 韓維基; pinyin: Hán Wéijī), courtesy name Zhenzi (simplified Chinese: 贞子; traditional Chinese: 貞子; pinyin: Zhēnzǐ), was a Chinese official who lived in the Qing dynasty. He was born in Xiaotian Village, Zichuan County, Shandong Province, China (now Fujia Town, Zhangdian District, Zibo Prefecture). He was a tong jinshi who obtained the third highest position in his class in the imperial examination. During the reign of the Kangxi Emperor, he served as a county magistrate in Wenxi County, Shanxi and Boye County, Zhili.

Huamo

Huamo (simplified Chinese: 花馍; traditional Chinese: 花饃; pinyin: huāmó) is a Chinese method of decorating specially shaped mantou. Huamo are a feature of the folk art of Shanxi and are often prepared for festivals such as Qingming. Wenxi County in Shanxi is particularly renowned for its huamo. Many shapes such as fish, guanmao, birds and dragons are used.

Huozhou

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Jiaocheng County

Jiaocheng (Chinese: 交城; pinyin: Jiāochéng) is a county of central Shanxi province, China. It is under the administration of Lüliang city.

List of administrative divisions of Shanxi

Shanxi, a province of the People's Republic of China, is made up of prefecture-level divisions, which are divided into county-level divisions, which are then divided into township-level divisions.

List of people of the Three Kingdoms (G)

The following is a partial list of people significant to the Three Kingdoms period (220–280) of Chinese history. Their romanised names start with the letter G.

List of people of the Three Kingdoms (P)

The following is a partial list of people significant to the Three Kingdoms period (220–280) of Chinese history. Their romanised names start with the letter P.

Liulin County

Liulin (Chinese: 柳林; pinyin: Liǔlín is a county of western Shanxi province, China, bordering Shaanxi province (and the Yellow River) to the west. It is under the administration of Lüliang city. The county is the site of the Xiangyan Temple (zh).

Pei Songzhi

Pei Songzhi (372–451), courtesy name Shiqi, was a historian and government official who lived in the late Eastern Jin dynasty and Liu Song dynasty. His ancestral home was in Wenxi County, Shanxi, but he moved to the Jiangnan region later. He is best known for making annotations to the historical text Records of the Three Kingdoms (Sanguozhi) written by Chen Shou in the third century, providing additional details omitted from the original work. His commentary, completed in 429, became integral to later editions of the Sanguozhi, making the joint work three times as long as the original. Two of his descendants, Pei Yin (裴駰) and Pei Ziye (裴子野), were also well known historians.

Shanyin County

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The Guangwu section of the Great Wall runs along the county. Near the section of the Great Wall are the historic villages of New Guangwu and Old Guangwu.

Wenxi (disambiguation)

Wenxi may refer to the following places in China:

Wenxi County (闻喜县), Yuncheng, Shanxi

Wenxi, Zhejiang (温溪镇), town and subdivision of Qingtian County, Zhejiang

Wenxi Township, Hunan (文溪乡), township and subdivision of Jingzhou Miao and Dong Autonomous County, Hunan

Wenxi Township, Sichuan (闻溪乡), township in Jiange County, Sichuan

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Yangyu

Yangyu may refer to:

Yangyu, Shaanxi (阳峪), a town in Qian County, Shaanxi, China

Yangyu Township (阳隅乡), a township in Wenxi County, Shanxi, China

Yuncheng

Yuncheng is the southernmost prefecture-level city in Shanxi province, People's Republic of China. It borders Linfen and Jincheng municipalities to the north and east, and Henan and Shaanxi provinces to the south and west.

At the 2010 census, its population was 5,134,779 inhabitants, of whom 680,036 lived in the built-up (or metro) area made of Yanhu District.

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Yushe County (Chinese: 榆社县; pinyin: Yúshè Xiàn) is a county in the east of Shanxi province, China. It is under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Jinzhong. Cao Shui, a famous poet, novelist, screenwriter, was born here. It is a predominantly rural county.

Zhangzi County

Zhangzi County (simplified Chinese: 长子县; traditional Chinese: 長子縣; pinyin: Zhǎngzǐ Xiàn) is a county in the southeast of Shanxi province, China. It is under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Changzhi.

Zuoquan County

Zuoquan County (simplified Chinese: 左权县; traditional Chinese: 左權縣; pinyin: Zuǒquán Xiàn) is a county in the east of Shanxi province, China, bordering Hebei province to the east. It is under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Jinzhong.

After Communist general Zuo Quan was killed in action during World War II,the CCP renamed Liao County in Shanxi Province Zuoquan County, in his honor.

Prefecture-level cities

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