Bao'en Temple, Meishan
Location of Meishan in Sichuan
|Country||People's Republic of China|
|Time zone||China Standard (UTC+8)|
Meishan (Chinese: 眉山; Sichuanese Pinyin: Mi2san1; local pronunciation: [mi˨˩sã˥]; pinyin: Méishān; Wade–Giles: Mei-shan), formerly known as Meizhou (眉州) or Qingzhou (青州), is a prefecture-level city with more than 3,000,000 inhabitants in Sichuan province of China. Meishan is in the southwest of Sichuan Basin.
It has 2 county-level district and 4 counties.
|#||Name||Hanzi||Hanyu Pinyin||Population (2004 est.)||Area (km²)||Density (/km²)|
|1||Dongpo District||东坡区||Dōngpō Qū||820,000||1,331||616|
|3||Pengshan District||彭山区||Péngshān Qū||320,000||465||688|
|2||Renshou County||仁寿县||Rénshòu Xiàn||1,560,000||2,606||599|
|4||Hongya County||洪雅县||Hóngyǎ Xiàn||340,000||1,948||175|
|5||Danleng County||丹棱县||Dānléng Xiàn||160,000||449||356|
|6||Qingshen County||青神县||Qīngshén Xiàn||200,000||387||517|
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- Su Shi, Song Dynasty writer and poet (1037-1101), was a native of Meishan, and a historic temple commemorating him and his father and brother, also notable writers (the "three Su") is located in the city.
- Liu Hanyuan, one of the ten richest private persons in the China is a native of Meishan.
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