Guangfeng County

Guangfeng County (Simplified Chinese: 广丰; Traditional Chinese:廣豐;Pinyin: Guǎngfēng; literally "wide & luxuriant") is a county which lies in the most east of Jiangxi province, China. The county bordering Zhejiang and Fujian province. It covers 1377.79km² and the population reaches 760,000.

The climate is temperate there with abundant rainfall in the monsoon season, and has clearly differentiated summers and winters.

History

The county first established in 758 A.D. (Tang dynasty), and repealed in 812 A.D. Then in 1074 A.D. (Song dynasty), the county established again.

Administration

Guangfeng has been a county for over 1,300 years. Administratively the county is part of the prefecture-level city Shangrao. The county administers 21 townships.

ights

Guangfeng's most famous scene is Boshan temple, which lies in the west of the county. The temple has a history over 1000 years, the famous poet of South Song dynasty, Xin Qiji was toured it often.

Economy

Guangfeng was once a poverty county, but now it is one of the most wealthy county of Jiangxi. The most famous industry of the county is tobacco industry. The GDP of 2005 is 7.29 billion.


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