23 Facts About Jiangxi


Jiangxi is a landlocked province in the east of the People's Republic of China.

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Name "Jiangxi" is derived from the circuit administrated under the Tang dynasty in 733, Jiangnanxidao .

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The abbreviation for Jiangxi is "", for the Gan River which runs across from the south to the north and flows into the Yangtze River.

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Jiangxi is alternately called Ganpo Dadi which literally means the "Great Land of Gan and Po".

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Southern half of Jiangxi is hilly and mountainous, with ranges and valleys interspersed; notable mountains and mountain ranges include Mount Lu, the Jinggang Mountains and Mount Sanqing.

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Jiangxi is rich in mineral resources, leading the provinces of China in deposits of copper, tungsten, gold, silver, uranium, thorium, tantalum, and niobium.

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Jiangxi is centered on the Gan River valley, which historically provided the main north–south transport route of south China.

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Jiangxi was outside the sphere of influence of early Chinese civilization during the Shang dynasty .

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In 223 BC, when Qin conquered Chu, a majority of the Jiangxi area was recorded to be put under Jiujiang Commandary situated in Shouchun .

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Jiangxi acquired its modern borders during the Ming dynasty after Guangdong was separated out.

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In 1936, after the opening of the Yuehan Railway in Hunan, Jiangxi lost its important position regarding north–south traffic.

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The highest point in Jiangxi is Mount Huanggang in the Wuyi Mountains, on the border with Fujian.

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Jiangxi has a humid subtropical climate, with short, cool, damp winters, and very hot, humid summers.

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Jiangxi is divided into eleven prefecture-level divisions: all prefecture-level cities:.

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Politics of Jiangxi is structured in a dual party-government system like all other governing institutions in mainland China.

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Governor of Jiangxi is the highest-ranking official in the People's Government of Jiangxi.

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Jiangxi is the leading producer of kumquats in China, particularly Suichuan County.

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Jiangxi is rich in mineral resources, leading the provinces of China in deposits of copper, tungsten, gold, silver, uranium, thorium, tantalum, niobium, among others.

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Jiangxi has the lowest wages and third lowest property prices in all of China.

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Predominant religions in Jiangxi are Chinese folk religions, Taoist traditions and Chinese Buddhism.

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Jiangxi is the main area of concentration of the Gan varieties of Chinese, spoken over most of the northern two-thirds of the province.

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In 2007, Jiangxi was the filming location for the fifteenth series of the American TV show Survivor.

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Mountainous terrain and large forest coverage of Jiangxi has made it historically one of the more wild places of central China.

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