Hejiang County has a history over 2100 years. The county was built in 115 BC during the Han Dynasty of China and was one of the three oldest counties in the upper Yangtze river area. Hejiang is one of the nation's county with more than thousand years history, it was first incorporated as county Fuxian (符县) 115 BC, under the prefecture of Jianwei (犍为郡).
There are many historical ruin and relics, the Shengbicheng fortress which the song dynasty army withstood the Mongol attack for 34 years; Stone cave shelter in FubaoTown; han dynasty coffin. Ancient towns, Yaoba and Fuabo are listed as national history and culture towns in 2007 and 2009. Many historical background films and plays were filmed there.
Hejiang is fertile land produce rice and lots of other grain and plants, especiall lychee, the most famous fruit giving from the nature. With the unique climate, weather and rainfall, outputs of lychee there one month or more later than the cosalprovinceofGuangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, andFujian. in documentary, this special fruit were present to the court Tang Dynasty as Tributes to the imperial offer.
The county bordering with Chongqing Municipality and Guizhou Provience, Fubao Nation Forest Park in Hejiang, Simian Mountaion inChongqing's Jiangjin, and Chishui National Scenic Spot inGuizhou, made up the tourism gold corner, highways and tourism infrastructural facilities are in construction. It will be fast to access these areas from Chongqing, Luzhou orGuiyang.
The G93 national expressway connected the small city with Chongqing without one hour's journey. Plants are built along the Changjiang river. This land is changing from traditional farming sociality to industrial one. Inhabitants dwell in the town hejiang, or the county seat nearly 200,000 already, In the newest cities planning of Sichuan, it will be home to more than 300,000 people.
As of 2007, the county had a population of 875,000.
- Chishui City （贵州赤水市） - south
- Xishui County （贵州习水县） - south
- Longmatan District (泸州龙马潭区) - west
- Naxi District (泸州纳溪区) - west
- Xuyong County (泸州叙永县) - southwest
- Jiangjin District (重庆江津区) - northeast
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