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Ying County

Ying County


应县
Ying County in Shuozhou
Ying County in Shuozhou
Shuozhou in Shanxi
Shuozhou in Shanxi
Coordinates: 39°33′15″N113°11′28″E / 39.5542°N 113.191°E / 39.5542; 113.191Coordinates: 39°33′15″N113°11′28″E / 39.5542°N 113.191°E / 39.5542; 113.191
Country People's Republic of China
Province Shanxi
Prefecture-level city Shuozhou
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)

Ying County or Yingxian (simplified Chinese: 应县; traditional Chinese: 應縣; pinyin: Yìng Xiàn) is a county in the north of Shanxi province, China. It is the easternmost county-level division of the prefecture-level city of Shuozhou.

Ying County is best known for the Pagoda of Fogong Temple, which is built in 1056 and was the tallest timber building in the world built before the rise of modern timber skyscrapers in the 2010s.[1]

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  1. ^ Gorvett, Zaria. "'Plyscrapers': The rise of the wooden skyscraper". Retrieved 2017-10-31.

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