Taishun County

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Taishun County
泰顺县
County
Covered bridge at Wuyanling National Nature Reserve
Taishun is located in Zhejiang
Taishun
Taishun
Location of the seat in Zhejiang
Coordinates: 27°33′25″N 119°43′05″E / 27.557°N 119.718°E / 27.557; 119.718Coordinates: 27°33′25″N 119°43′05″E / 27.557°N 119.718°E / 27.557; 119.718
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceZhejiang
Prefecture-level cityWenzhou
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)

Taishun County (simplified Chinese: 泰顺县; traditional Chinese: 泰順縣; pinyin: Tàishùn Xiàn) is a county in the prefecture-level city of Wenzhou, in the southern part of Zhejiang province, China, bordering Fujian province to the southeast, south, and west.

Taishun County has more than 900 covered bridges, many of them hundreds of years old, as well as a covered bridge museum.[1] Wuyanling National Nature Reserve in the west of the county represents significant natural values as well as being a touristic attraction.

The 2007 population was 350,000.

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