Ju County

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Ju County or Juxian (Chinese: 莒县; pinyin: Jǔ Xiàn) is a county of Rizhao City, Shandong Province, People's Republic of China. The county has a population of nearly 1.1016 million. It covers an area of 1952 square kilometers.

The Fulaishan Scenic Area (Chinese: 浮来山景区; pinyin: Fúláishān Jǐngqū) is located on the western border of Ju County. It is noteworthy for an ancient ginkgo tree that grows in the yard of the Dinglin Temple (Chinese: 定林寺; pinyin: Dìnglín Sì) and is believed to be more than 3000 years old.[1]

Famous people[edit]

Liu Xie[edit]

Liu Xie (about 467-539) Word Yan, lived in Dongguan in the Northern and Southern Dynasties, who is the writer of "Wenxindiaolong".

Song Ping[edit]

Song Ping, born in Luozhuang Zhaoxian in 1917, graduated from the College of Agriculture at Peking University, Tsinghua University study in 1936. He joined the Chinese Communist Party in 1937. In June 1989, he was elected as the Politburo Standing Committee in the CCP Fourth Plenary Session of the Thirteenth.

Honor[edit]

National Civilized County[edit]

In 2011, Ju was honored as the National Civilized County.[2]

China's Most Unusual Charm County[edit]

In 2009, Ju was honored as the China's Most Unusual Charm County.[3]

See also[edit]

  • Ju (city), an ancient Chinese city located within this territory

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Coordinates: 35°34′36.90″N 118°50′01.02″E / 35.5769167°N 118.8336167°E / 35.5769167; 118.8336167