Guangfeng District

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Juntan Reservoir
Juntan Reservoir
Location in Jiangxi
Location in Jiangxi
Coordinates: 28°26′18″N 118°10′46″E / 28.43833°N 118.17944°E / 28.43833; 118.17944Coordinates: 28°26′18″N 118°10′46″E / 28.43833°N 118.17944°E / 28.43833; 118.17944
Country People's Republic of China
Province Jiangxi
Prefecture-level city Shangrao
Capital Yongfeng
 • Total 1,377.79 km2 (531.97 sq mi)
 • Total 760,000
 • Density 550/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal Code 334600
Area Code 0793
Vehicle registration 赣E

Guangfeng District (simplified Chinese: 广丰区; traditional Chinese: 廣豐區; pinyin: Guǎngfēng Qū; literally: "wide & luxuriant") is a district of Shangrao prefecture, located in most eastern Jiangxi province province, eastern China.

The county borders Zhejiang and Fujian provinces. It covers 1,377.79 km2 (531.97 sq mi).

The population is 760,000 people.


The district was first established during the Tang dynasty in 758 as a county, then repealed in 812. In 1074, during the Song dynasty, the district was reestablished as a county.


Guangfeng has been a county for over 1,300 years. Administratively, the district is part of the prefecture-level city of Shangrao. The county administers 23 townships.


The climate is temperate, with abundant rainfall during the monsoon season. It has clearly differentiated summers and winters.


Guangfeng was once a poor district, but now it is one of the wealthiest counties of Jiangxi. The most famous industry of the district is the tobacco industry. The GDP of 2005 is 7.29 billion.


Guangfeng's most famous feature is Boshan Temple, which lies in the west of the county. The Buddhist temple has a history over 1000 years. Xin Qiji, the famous poet of the South Song dynasty, visited it often.

Sheshantou Site, in Guangfeng District, is an important Neolithic archaeological site of Jiangxi Province.[1]


  1. ^ Wan Z, Yang X, Quansheng G E, et al. Plant Resource Utilization at Sheshantou Site in Jiangxi Province Based on Starch Grain Analysis[J]. Progress in Geography, 2012.


Liushiyan Hill 
Jiuxianshan Castle 
Baihuayan Hill 
Yushi Hill 
Songfeng Temple 
Zhu's ancestral hall in Longxi