Wuyi County, Zhejiang


Wuyi is located in Zhejiang
Location of the seat in Zhejiang
Coordinates: 28°54′02″N119°48′22″E / 28.9006°N 119.806°E / 28.9006; 119.806Coordinates: 28°54′02″N119°48′22″E / 28.9006°N 119.806°E / 28.9006; 119.806
Country People's Republic of China
Province Zhejiang
Prefecture-level city Jinhua
 • Total 1,577 km2 (609 sq mi)
 • Total 330,000
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
Area code(s) (0)579

Wuyi County (simplified Chinese: 武义县; traditional Chinese: 武義縣; pinyin: Wǔyì Xiàn) is a county of southwest-central Zhejiang province, China. It is under the administration of the Jinhua city. It is rich in Fluorite and hot spring resorts.

The local government is sited in Lushan avenue.

Wuyi Railway Station

Geography [ edit ]

North and West side of Wuyi is surrounded by mountains. The most important one, called Niutoushan is 1,560.2 m (5,119 ft) high.

History [ edit ]

At the Autumn period in Chinese history, Wuyi belonged to Yue. During the Qin dynasty until the Han dynasty, it belonged to Wushang. In 691, it was renamed as Wuyi. In 1958, Suanping county became a part of Wuyi, increasing the importance of the city.

Economy [ edit ]

Wuyi's economy is mainly based on agriculture and tourism.

Industrial districts were limited trying to keep the city clean focusing on tourism. However, the Huang Long industry area is famous to content some of the most important European manufacturers in the area. Wuyi was chosen by companies such as Littlecherry, Ocean Hardware & Plastics, Australian Sino Paper or Sedeenchina that prefer produce in this small village better than some other nearby options such us Yiwu.

Some of Wuyi tourist attractions are:

  • Guo Donggu ecologic village.
  • Shouxian Valley
  • Qingfeng Zai mountain
  • Yanfu temple
  • Yuyuan village
  • Shuxi bridge

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