Location of Wuxi County in Chongqing
Location of Chongqing in China
|Country||People's Republic of China|
|County seat||Chengxiang (城厢镇)|
|• CPC Secretary||Tang De Xiang(唐德祥)|
|• Mayor||Luo Cheng(罗成)|
|• County||4,030 km2 (1,560 sq mi)|
|• Density||130/km2 (330/sq mi)|
|Time zone||China Standard (UTC+8)|
|- Total||CNY9.01 billion
|- Per capita||CNY17,012
Wuxi County (Chinese: 巫溪县; pinyin: Wūxī xiàn) is a county of Chongqing Municipality, People's Republic of China. Sitting at the upper reaches of Daning River and the southern slopes of the central Daba Mountains. It is best known for its scenic views and its preserved witchcraft culture.
Wuxi County is noted as a major tourism site of Chongqing.
Wuxi County has 10 towns and 47 townships:
- Chengxiang (城厢)
- Fenghuang (凤凰)
- Ningchang (宁厂)
- Shanghuang (上磺)
- Gulu (古路)
- Wenfeng (文峰)
- Xujia (徐家)
- Bailu (白鹿)
- Jianshang (尖山)
- Xiabao (下堡)
The vast majority of Wuxi's land area is mountainous. With a wet abundant precipitation, Wuxi County is suitable for many plants to grow, the local products are medicine nectar, starch, bacon, dried fruit, vegetables and antler.
|Climate data for Wuxi County (1971−2000)|
|Average high °C (°F)||8.6
|Average low °C (°F)||3.3
|Average precipitation mm (inches)||17.8
|Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm)||9.6||9.2||12.3||14.7||15.7||15.5||13.1||11.5||14.1||14.3||11.6||10.2||151.8|
Total economy performance in 2013 is good and growth rate is accelerating. Total GDP is 9.01 billion yuan in 2013.
Farming in Wuxi County
Wuxi Industry Park
Manufacturing is the most important economy sector of Wuxi County, they are separately located in several industrial park of Wuxi county. One industry park is in Fenghuang town(凤凰), another one is in Jianshang Town(尖山), the third industrial park is in Ninggang. They all are regulated by Wuxi Government.
Banking in Wuxi County
Mining in Wuxi County
Tourism is a large industry in Wuxi county, with a number of tourism companies flourishing in recent years. The county's natural resources are some of the best preserved in Chongqing.
- Wuxi New Burg
- Wuxi Cave
- Wuxi Prairie
- Yuntai Temple ()
- Ning Town
- Daning Town of Yore
- Chinese New Year at Wuxi
- Daning River
Massive infrastructure programs started in 2008, like Wuxi-Yunyan highway, Wuxi-Fengjie highway and Wuxi-Zhenping highway with anticipation of completion in 2013 and that will be connected with other China National Highways
There is also a plan under consideration about building an airport in Wuxi County to serve the region across Shaanxi province, Sichuan province also other neighbouring provinces like Hubei, Guizhou, Hunan.
- Chenxiang Elementary School (城厢小学)
- Huancheng Elementary School (环城小学)
- Zhuhai Experiment Elementary School (珠海实验小学)
Middle and High Schools
- Wuxi Middle School (重庆市巫溪中学)
- Chenxiang Middle School (城厢中学)
- Wuxi GuLu Middle School (巫溪古路中学)()
- Shanghuang Middle School (上磺中学)()
- "上海人均GDP超北京全国最高". Dongfang Daily (in Chinese). 20 January 2012.