Wuyuan County, Jiangxi

Wuyuan County (simplified Chinese: 婺源; traditional Chinese: 婺源; pinyin: Wùyuán Xiàn) is a county in the northeast of Jiangxi province, People's Republic of China, bordering the provinces of Zhejiang to the east and Anhui to the north. It is under the jurisdiction of the prefecture-level city of Shangrao.

Wuyuan, on the boundary of three provinces in Jiangxi's northeastern corner, has a landscape dotted with strange caves, deep secluded rocks and numerous historic sites. Wuyuan County is home to some of the best-preserved ancient architecture in China. Wuyuan's structures were built in 740 during the Tang Dynasty, its remoteness and inconvenient transportation protecting its villages from too many visitors.

Wuyuan County

婺源县
location in Jiangxi
location in Jiangxi
Coordinates: 29°14′53″N 117°51′43″E / 29.248°N 117.862°ECoordinates: 29°14′53″N 117°51′43″E / 29.248°N 117.862°E
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceJiangxi
Prefecture-level cityShangrao
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)

Demographics

The population of the district was 334,020 in 2010.[1]

Culture

The dialect of Wuyuan county is of the Hui dialects, and its culture closely resembles that of Huizhou in southern Anhui.

Economy

The GDP of Wuyuan in 2011 is 5.622 billion yuan (RMB).

Transportation

Scenic Sites

  • Wuyuan Huangling Tourism Resort
Wuyuan huangling scenery
Wuyuan Huangling Tourism Resort
Wuyuan likeng

Likeng, Tuochuan

Wuyuan jiangling

Jiangling

Wuyuan Huangcun Jingyitang 20120401-40

Huangcun, Dazhangshan

Wuyuan Wangkou 20120331-39

Wangkou

Wuyuan Qinghua Caihong Qiao 20120401-30

Caihong Bridge, Qinghua Town

Wuyuan Qiukou Likeng 20120331-11

Likeng, Qiukou

Wuyuan Jiangwan 20120331-21

Jiangwan

Wuyuan Fengshan Longtian Ta 20120402-08

Longtian Pagoda

Wuyuan2
Wuyuan

Notes and references

  1. ^ 婺源县统计局. 婺源县第六次全国人口普查主要数据公报. 上饶统计信息网.
  2. ^ 婺源县建国60年主要经济数据

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AAAAA Tourist Attractions of China

Tourist attractions or scenic areas rated as AAAAA (5A) are the most important and best-maintained tourist attractions in the People's Republic of China, given the highest level in the rating categories used by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. As of 2018, there are 248 tourist attractions listed as 5A.

Blue-crowned laughingthrush

The blue-crowned laughingthrush or Courtois's laughingbird (Pterorhinus courtoisi) is species of bird in the family Leiothrichidae. It is now found only in Jiangxi, China. Until recently, this critically endangered species was generally treated as a subspecies of the yellow-throated laughingthrush, but that species has a pale grey (not bluish) crown.

The blue-crowned laughingthrush was formerly placed in the genus Garrulax but following the publication of a comprehensive molecular phylogenetic study in 2018, it was moved to the resurrected genus Pterorhinus. The specific name was chosen to honour the French missionary to China Frédéric Courtois (1860-1928).The nominate subspecies was only rediscovered in 2000 in Wuyuan County, Jiangxi, but remains very rare with a total wild population of approximately 200 individuals. The subspecies G. courtoisi simaoensis has not been encountered in the wild since the type specimens were collected in Simao, Yunnan in 1956. More than 100 blue-crowned laughingthrushes are kept in zoos (where part of a captive breeding program) and private aviculture, but it is unclear what subspecies they belong to. A recent review failed to support the distinction of two separate subspecies, leading to simaoensis being treated as a synonym of the nominate in Handbook of the Birds of the World.

This bird was erroneously listed as a species of least concern in the 2006 IUCN Red List. Actually, it seems close to extinction at least in the wild, and its status was thus corrected to critically endangered 2007 Red List issue.

He Zhen (artist)

He Zhen, also known as Zhou Cheng, Chang Qing, Xue Yu (1541 – 1606) was a Chinese artist during the Ming Dynasty, who specialised in carving personal seals. Along with his teacher Wen Peng, he was one of the first seal-engravers to use soapstone as a medium for his work.He Zhen was from Wuyuan County, but spent much of his time in Nanjing. He had a wide-ranging influence, and founded the Huizhou (Xingyuang) or Wan (Anhui) school of seal-carving.He's work aspired to an antique, ancient appearance, and he was known to chip or otherwise artificially weather his seals to create the impression of age. He created this effect by exploiting natural fracture lines in the stone, or by emphasising the knife-marks made whilst incising the inscription. His calligraphy attempted to echo that of the Han Dynasty, and he used the simplicity of that script to ameliorate the elaborate stylistic flourishes of the popular Yuan-style calligraphy that had previously been used for Ming-era seals.

Hui opera

Hui opera, or Huiju (Chinese: 徽剧), is a regional genre of Chinese opera originally from southern Anhui. It is popular in the area around Huangshan City and Chizhou, as well as Wuyuan County, Jiangxi, and was formerly also popular in neighboring Zhejiang. It has existed for over 300 years.

It is named for the historical region of Huizhou (now the city of Huangshan, Anhui), where it originated.

Huiju was introduced to Beijing during the Qianlong Emperor's eightieth birthday celebrations, and was influential in being a precursor of Beijing opera.The most prominent Huiju troupe is the Huiju Opera Troupe of Anhui Province, which was established in 1956 and is based in the city of Hefei.

Inkstone

An inkstone is a stone mortar for the grinding and containment of ink.

In addition to stone, inkstones are also manufactured from clay, bronze, iron, and porcelain.

The device evolved from a rubbing tool used for rubbing dyes dating around 6000 to 7000 years ago.

Jiang Zemin

Jiang Zemin (UK: , US: ; born 17 August 1926) is a retired Chinese politician who served as General Secretary of the Communist Party of China from 1989 to 2002 as Chairman of the Central Military Commission of the Communist Party of China from 1989 to 2004 and as President of the People's Republic of China from 1993 to 2003. Jiang has been described as the "core of the third generation" of Communist Party leaders since 1989.

Jiang came to power unexpectedly as a 'compromise candidate' following the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989 when he replaced Zhao Ziyang as General Secretary after Zhao was ousted for his support for the student movement. With the waning influence of Eight Elders due to old age and with the death of Deng Xiaoping in 1997, Jiang consolidated his hold on power and became the "paramount leader" of the party and the country in the 1990s.

Urged by Deng's southern tour in 1992 to accelerate "opening up and reform", Jiang officially introduced the term "socialist market economy" in his speech during the 14th National Congress of the Communist Party of China held later that year, ending a period of ideological uncertainty and economic stagnation following 1989. Under Jiang's leadership, China experienced substantial economic growth with the continuation of reforms, saw the peaceful return of Hong Kong from the United Kingdom in 1997 and Macau from Portugal in 1999 and improved its relations with the outside world while the Communist Party maintained its tight control over the government. His contributions to party doctrine, known as the "Three Represents," were written into the party's constitution in 2002. Jiang vacated the post of party General Secretary and Politburo Standing Committee in 2002, but did not relinquish all of his leadership titles until 2005, and continued to influence affairs until much later. At the age of 92 years, 281 days, Jiang is the longest-living paramount leader in the history of the PRC, surpassing Deng Xiaoping on 14 February 2019.

Taibai

Taibai may refer to:

Taibai County (太白县), of Baoji, Shaanxi

Li Bai (701-762), style name Taibai, Chinese poet

Mount Taibai, mountain peak in Shaanxi Province.Towns (太白镇)Taibai, Dangtu County, in Dangtu County, Anhui

Taibai, Suiyang County, in Suiyang County, Guizhou

Taibai, Wuyuan County, Jiangxi, in Wuyuan County, Jiangxi

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The online version of Tencent Map is available only in the Chinese language and offers maps only of mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan, with the rest of the world appearing unexplored.

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Wuyuan railway station

Wuyuan railway station (Chinese: 婺源站; pinyin: Wùyuán Zhàn) is a railway station of Hefei–Fuzhou High-Speed Railway in Wuyuan County, Jiangxi. This station commenced services with Hefei-Fuzhou HSR on June 28, 2015.A statue of Zhan Tianyou, the pioneering Chinese railroad engineer of Wuyuan origin, stands in front of the station.

Zha Jizuo

Zha Jizuo (1601–1676) was a Chinese writer and scholar who lived during the late Ming dynasty and early Qing dynasty.

Zhu Bian

Zhu Bian (1085–1144), courtesy name Shaozhang, was a Song dynasty diplomat, poet, and writer who was detained by the Jurchen Jin dynasty for 15 years, during which he authored Quwei Jiuwen.

Zhu Bian's brother Zhu Sen (朱森) was the grandfather of Zhu Xi.

Prefecture-level cities

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