Wuyuan County, Jiangxi

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Wuyuan County
婺源县
County
location in Jiangxi
location in Jiangxi
Coordinates: 29°15′N 117°51′E / 29.250°N 117.850°E / 29.250; 117.850Coordinates: 29°15′N 117°51′E / 29.250°N 117.850°E / 29.250; 117.850
Country People's Republic of China
Province Jiangxi
Prefecture-level city Shangrao
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Wuyuan County (simplified Chinese: 婺源县; traditional Chinese: 婺源縣; pinyin: Wùyuán Xiàn) is a county of Jiangxi province, People's Republic of China. 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.[citation needed] Wuyuan's structures were built in 740 during the Tang Dynasty, its remoteness and inconvenient transportation protecting its villages from too many visitors.

Demographics[edit]

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

Culture[edit]

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

Economy[edit]

GDP of Wuyuan
year GDP
2001
  
11.37
2002
  
13.23
2003
  
15.73
2004
  
18.85
2005
  
23.11
2006
  
27.86
2007
  
31.81
2008
  
36.46
2009
  
41.50
2010
  
47.71
2011
  
56.22
unit: 100 million yuan (RMB) [2]

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

Transportation[edit]

Scenic Sites[edit]

Wuyuan is known as the most beautiful county in China.

Likeng, Tuochuan 
Jiangling 
Huangcun, Dazhangshan 
Wangkou 
Caihong Bridge, Qinghua Town 
Likeng, Qiukou 
Jiangwan 
Longtian Pagoda 
 
 

Notes and references[edit]

  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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