Wuyuan County, Jiangxi

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Wuyuan County
婺源县
County
location in Jiangxi
location in Jiangxi
Coordinates: 29°14′53″N 117°51′43″E / 29.248°N 117.862°E / 29.248; 117.862Coordinates: 29°14′53″N 117°51′43″E / 29.248°N 117.862°E / 29.248; 117.862
Country People's Republic of China
Province Jiangxi
Prefecture-level city Shangrao
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)

Wuyuan County (simplified Chinese: 婺源; traditional Chinese: 婺源; pinyin: Wùyuán Xiàn) is a county in the northeast of Jiangxi province, People's Republic of China, bordering the provinces of Zhejiang to the east and Anhui to the north. It is under the jurisdiction of the prefecture-level city of Shangrao.

Wuyuan, on the boundary of three provinces in Jiangxi's northeastern corner, has a landscape dotted with strange caves, deep secluded rocks and numerous historic sites. Wuyuan County is home to some of the best-preserved ancient architecture in China.[citation needed] Wuyuan's structures were built in 740 during the Tang Dynasty, its remoteness and inconvenient transportation protecting its villages from too many visitors.

Demographics[edit]

The population of the district was 334,020 in 2010.[1]

Culture[edit]

The dialect of Wuyuan county is of the Hui dialects, and its culture closely resembles that of Huizhou in southern Anhui.

Economy[edit]

GDP of Wuyuan
year GDP
2001
11.37
2002
13.23
2003
15.73
2004
18.85
2005
23.11
2006
27.86
2007
31.81
2008
36.46
2009
41.50
2010
47.71
2011
56.22
unit: 100 million yuan (RMB) [2]

The GDP of Wuyuan in 2011 is 5.622 billion yuan (RMB).

Transportation[edit]

Scenic Sites[edit]

  • Wuyuan Huangling Tourism Resort
Wuyuan Huangling Tourism Resort

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ 婺源县统计局. 婺源县第六次全国人口普查主要数据公报. 上饶统计信息网.
  2. ^ 婺源县建国60年主要经济数据

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