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Hejiang County

Hejiang County
合江县
County
Location of Hejiang County (red) in Luzhou City (yellow) and Sichuan province
Location of Hejiang County (red) in Luzhou City (yellow) and Sichuan province
Hejiang is located in Sichuan
Hejiang
Hejiang
Location of the seat in Sichuan
Coordinates: 28°47′N 105°54′E / 28.783°N 105.900°E / 28.783; 105.900
Country People's Republic of China
Province Sichuan
Prefecture-level city Luzhou
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Hejiang (Chinese: 合江; pinyin: Héjiāng) is a county in the southeast of Sichuan Province, China, bordering Guizhou province to the south and Chongqing Municipality to the north and northeast. It is under the administration of Luzhou city.

History

Hejiang County has a history over 2100 years. The county was built in 115 BC during the Han Dynasty of China[1] and was one of the three oldest counties in the upper Yangtze river area.[2] Hejiang is one of the nation's county with more than thousand years history, it was first incorporated as Fu County (符县) 115 BC, under the prefecture of Jianwei (犍为郡).

Geography

There are many historical ruin and relics, the Shengbicheng fortress which the song dynasty army withstood the Mongol attack for 34 years; Stone cave shelter in FubaoTown; han dynasty coffin. Ancient towns, Yaoba and Fuabo are listed as national history and culture towns in 2007 and 2009. Many historical background films and plays were filmed there.

Hejiang is fertile land produce rice and lots of other grain and plants, especially lychee, the most famous fruit giving from the nature. With the unique climate, weather and rainfall, outputs of lychee there one month or more later than the cosalprovinceofGuangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, andFujian. in documentary, this special fruit were present to the court Tang Dynasty as Tributes to the imperial offer.

The county bordering with Chongqing Municipality and Guizhou Provience, Fubao Nation Forest Park in Hejiang, Simian Mountaion inChongqing's Jiangjin, and Chishui National Scenic Spot inGuizhou, made up the tourism gold corner, highways and tourism infrastructural facilities are in construction. It will be fast to access these areas from Chongqing, Luzhou orGuiyang.

The G93 national expressway connected the small city with Chongqing without one hour's journey. Plants are built along the Changjiang river. This land is changing from traditional farming sociality to industrial one. Inhabitants dwell in the town hejiang, or the county seat nearly 200,000 already, In the newest cities planning of Sichuan, it will be home to more than 300,000 people.

Population

As of 2016, the county had a population of 900,000.[3]

Adjacent county-level divisions

Climate

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