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Jiuchong (Chinese: 九重; pinyin: Jiǔchóng), also known as Danyang (simplified Chinese: 丹阳; traditional Chinese: 丹陽; pinyin: Dānyáng), is a town in the southeast of Xichuan County, southwestern Henan province, China.
|Country||People's Republic of China|
|• Total||134 km2 (52 sq mi)|
|• Density||400/km2 (1,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+8 (China Standard)|
Jiuchong town is situated at the Southeastern part of Xichuan County. The central route of South–North Water Transfer Project's canal head is located in the west of Jiuchong town.
In year 1368, Zhu Yuanzhang attacked the Yuan capital Dadu (present-day Beijing), and overthrowed the Yuan Dynasty. Some royal family of Yuan Dynasty fled here and establish a Nine heavy yard, Nine heavy yard in Chinese is Jiuchong Yuan. that is the origin of Jiuchong.
- 单位介绍_河南省南阳市淅川县丹阳镇. zhsho.com. Retrieved 1 August 2018.