Jiangxi Facts

Jiangxi province spans from the banks of the Yangtze River in the north into hillier areas in the south and it shares a border with Anhui to the north, Zhejiang to the northeast, Fujian to the east, Guangdong to the south, Hunan to the west, and Hubei to the northwest. The name "Jiangxi" derives from the circuit administrated under the Tang Dynasty in 733, Jiangnanxidao ( Circuit of Western Jiangnan). The short name for Jiangxi is Gan, for the Gan River which runs across from the south to the north and flows into the Yangtze River.

Jiangxi Province is rich in mineral deposits, such as the tungsten ore, copper ore, lead ore, zinc ore, and rock salt etc. Besides, Jiangxi province is major producer of rice, mandarin orange, tea and freshwater fish. Other famous traditional products are the china made in Jingdezhen, porcelain pictures made in Nanchang, Qianshan bamboo handcraft, tealeaves from Lushan Mountain, and bamboo shoots in Jinggang Mountain, etc. Porcelains made in Jingdezhen has a history of over 1,800 years, nowadays, Jingdezhen is really a town of porcelain.

Jiangxi Province has many beautiful mountains, rivers and historical relics, such as the Lushan Mountain, Sanqing Mountain, and Longhu Mountain etc. With the main peak at 1,474 meters above the sea level, Lushan Mountain is famous for its elegance, steepness and oddness. Besides, the nearby Bailu Academy was one of the Four Great Academies of Classical Learning in the past.

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