Ju County

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Ju County

莒县
Ginkgo tree in autumn at Dinglin Temple in the Fulai Mountain Scenic Area
Ginkgo tree in autumn at Dinglin Temple in the Fulai Mountain Scenic Area
Location in Rizhao
Location in Rizhao
Juxian is located in Shandong
Juxian
Juxian
Location of the seat in Shandong
Coordinates: 35°34′36.90″N 118°50′01.02″E / 35.5769167°N 118.8336167°E / 35.5769167; 118.8336167Coordinates: 35°34′36.90″N 118°50′01.02″E / 35.5769167°N 118.8336167°E / 35.5769167; 118.8336167
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceShandong
Prefecture-level cityRizhao
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Websitewww.juxian.gov.cn/zjjx.php

Ju County or Juxian (simplified Chinese: 莒县; traditional Chinese: 莒縣; pinyin: Jǔ Xiàn) is a county of Rizhao City, in the south of Shandong Province, People's Republic of China. The county has a population of nearly 1.1016 million.[when?] It covers an area of 1,952 km2 (754 sq mi).

The Fulaishan Scenic Area (浮来山景区; 浮來山景區; 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 (定林寺; Dìnglín Sì) and is believed to be more than 3000 years old.[1]

Ginkgo Tree in Dinglin Temple, Fulaishan Scenic Area (December 2016)

Famous people[edit]

Ju County (labelled as CHÜ-HSIEN 莒縣) (1954)

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
  • Shui Dong, a village in Luohe, Ju County
  • Xia Tun, a village in Guozhuang, Ju County
  • Zhuangjiashan, a village in Dongguan, Ju County

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