Location within Jiangxi
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Longnan County (simplified Chinese: 龙南县; traditional Chinese: 龍南縣; pinyin: Lóngnán Xiàn) is a county under the jurisdiction of Ganzhou Municipality, in the far southwest of Jiangxi province, China, bordering Guangdong province to the south.
Traditional vernacular architecture
Longnan County is notable for the variety of traditional Hakka walled villages in Jiangxi.  By one count, there are around 370 of them within the county's boundaries. They are known locally as weiwu (围屋) or wei (围); Longnan is also regarded as "the Hometown of Weiwu in China" 新华网-客家围屋之乡. Some of the most famous weiwu are Guangxi Wei 百度百科-关西围屋 and Yanyiwei.关西围屋与燕翼围 Some researchers call them "Jiangxi tulou" (literally, "[tall] earthen buildings"), as opposed to the better known Fujian tulou.
Famous people from Longnan
- Chen Liang, Another cluster of Tulou in Longnan of Jiangxi bordering Fujian. China Daily. Published on www.whatsonxiamen.com on 2008-07-19
- Knapp, Ronald G. (2000), China's old dwellings, University of Hawaii Press, pp. 275–277, ISBN 0-8248-2214-5
- Huang Hanmin (黄汉民) (2009), 福建土楼-中国传统民居的瑰宝 [Fujian Tulou: a jewel of China's traditional residential architecture], Sanlian Books (三联书店), p. 114, ISBN 9787108031754 templatestyles stripmarker in
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- Longnan County Official Website (in Chinese)
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