Guangfeng District (simplified Chinese: 广丰区; traditional Chinese: 廣豐區; pinyin: Guǎngfēng Qū; literally: 'Wide and luxuriant') is a district of the city of Shangrao, located in northeastern Jiangxi province, eastern China.
Location in Jiangxi
|Country||People's Republic of China|
|• Total||1,377.79 km2 (531.97 sq mi)|
|• Density||550/km2 (1,400/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+8 (China Standard)|
The population is 760,000 people.
Guangfeng has been a county for over 1,300 years. Administratively, the district is part of the prefecture-level city of Shangrao. The county administers 23 townships.
The climate is temperate, with abundant rainfall during the monsoon season. It has clearly differentiated summers and winters.
Guangfeng was once a poor district, but now it is one of the wealthiest counties of Jiangxi. The most famous industry of the district is the tobacco industry. The GDP of 2005 is 7.29 billion.
Guangfeng's most famous feature is Boshan Temple, which lies in the west of the county. The Buddhist temple has a history over 1000 years. Xin Qiji, the famous poet of the South Song dynasty, visited it often.
- Wan Z, Yang X, Quansheng G E, et al. Plant Resource Utilization at Sheshantou Site in Jiangxi Province Based on Starch Grain Analysis[J]. Progress in Geography, 2012.
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