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Jurong, Jiangsu

Jurong

句容市

Kuyung
Longchang Temple (隆昌寺)
Longchang Temple (隆昌寺)
Jurong is located in Jiangsu
Jurong
Jurong
Location in Jiangsu
Coordinates: 31°56′46″N 119°09′50″E / 31.946°N 119.164°E / 31.946; 119.164[1]
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceJiangsu
Prefecture-level cityZhenjiang
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
2124XX

Jurong (Chinese: 句容; pinyin: Jùróng) is a county-level city under the administration of Zhenjiang, Jiangsu province, China.

In 129 BC, the then Prince of Changsha Liu Fa's son, Dang became the Marquis of Jurong. As he died soon, the lands enfeoffed to him became Jurong county in the next year. Jurong was under the jurisdiction of Nanjing historically, but it was annexed to the Prefecture of Zhenjiang in 1950, then Zhenjiang in 1983. The county was converted into a county-level city in 1995.[2]

Transport

Several stations of the Nanjing Metro Line S6, also known as "Nanjing–Jurong Intercity Metro", are planned to be establish in Jurong.[3]

Jurong West Station on Nanjing–Hangzhou high-speed railway situated in the southwest outskirts of the city.

References

  1. ^ Google (2014-07-02). "Jurong" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2014-07-02.
  2. ^ 中国大百科全书(第二版) [Encyclopedia of China (2nd Edition)] (in Chinese). 12. Encyclopedia of China Publishing House. 2009. p. 238. ISBN 978-7-500-07958-3.
  3. ^ "7号线部分站点开工 S6沿线环境复杂". 金陵晚报 [Jinling Evening] (in Chinese).

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