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Xianju County (Chinese: 仙居县; pinyin: Xiānjū Xiàn Tai-chow dialect: Sin-kü Yön) is a county of Zhejiang, China. It is under the administration of the Taizhou city. It is the location of Shenxianju, a geological site protected by the Chinese government. Xianju is an economically underdeveloped county, relying somewhat on tourism.[citation needed] On October 15, Shenxianju scenic spot became a national 5A level scenic spot.[citation needed]

Xianju

仙居县

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Bonsai garden just outside the Shenxianju geologic area.
Bonsai garden just outside the Shenxianju geologic area.
Xianju is located in Zhejiang
Xianju
Xianju
Location of the seat in Zhejiang
Coordinates: 28°51′14″N 120°43′52″E / 28.8539°N 120.731°E / 28.8539; 120.731Coordinates: 28°51′14″N 120°43′52″E / 28.8539°N 120.731°E / 28.8539; 120.731
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceZhejiang
Prefecture-level cityTaizhou
Named forIn Chinese, xian means "celestial spirit," and ju means "dwelling place." Xianju was named "dwelling place of celestial spirits" due to its natural beauty.
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Websitehttp://www.zjxj.gov.cn/InfoPub/Default.aspx http://www.zjxj.gov.cn/InfoPub/ZWPD_XJLY.aspx

Tourist attractionsEdit

Xianju National Park is a national park and famous scenic spot in the county.

TransportationEdit

Xianju is intersected by Zhuyong Expressway (S26; ZhujiYongjia) and Taijin Expressway (S28; Taizhou – Jinhua). It is accessible by bus from all major cities in Zhejiang province.