Xianju County

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Xianju County
仙居县
County
Chinese transcription(s)
Bonsai garden just outside the Shenxianju geologic area.
Bonsai garden just outside the Shenxianju geologic area.
Country China
Province Zhejiang
Prefecture Taizhou
Named for In Chinese, xian means "celestial spirit," and ju means "dwelling place." Xianju was named "dwelling place of celestial spirits" due to its natural beauty.
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Website

http://www.zjxj.gov.cn/InfoPub/Default.aspx

http://www.zjxj.gov.cn/InfoPub/ZWPD_XJLY.aspx

Xianju County (Tai-chow dialect: Sin-kü Yön) is a county of Zhejiang, China. It is under the administration of the Taizhou city. It is the location of Shenxianju, a geological site protected by the Chinese government. Xianju is an economically underdeveloped county, relying largely on tourists drawn to the area's natural beauty. On October 15, Shenxianju scenic spot became a national 5A level scenic spot.[citation needed]

Transportation[edit]

Xianju is intersected by Zhuyong Expressway (S26; ZhujiYongjia) and Taijin Expressway (S28; Taizhou – Jinhua). It is accessible by bus from all major cities in Zhejiang province.

Coordinates: 28°51′14″N 120°43′52″E / 28.8539°N 120.731°E / 28.8539; 120.731