Jingzhou Gucheng - enceinte of city gate city wall
Hubei Province

The Jingzhou city, also names the Jiangling city, was the State Council in 1982

first batch announcement nation one of 24 historical cities, in 1996 the ingzhou
ancient city wall is also announced by the State Council for the nation key Cultural relic preservation organ. Jingzhou is situated at the Yangtze River middle reaches, Jianghan to do the original center, is produces with the Huanghe River valley area south of Yellow River culture shines pays equal attention to, may Chu culture birthplace which with the ancient Greece, the ancient Rome culture compares favorably with. Spring and Autumn Period Warring States time's Chu country, founds a capital in north end of town five kilometer place discipline Nancheng is 411 years, left behind the rich historical culture to remain.

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Copyright: Jacky Cheng
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 5654x2827
Taken: 04/11/2007
Uploaded: 25/03/2009
Updated: 01/03/2015


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Hubei Province, called "E"for the People's Republic of provincial administrative regions. Hubei Province in central China, the Yangtze River, Dongting Lake and the north, between latitude 29 ° 05 'to 33 ° 20 ', longitude 108 ° 21 'to 116 ° 07 '; north of Henan Province, Anhui Province, east, southeast and south O Jiangxi and Hunan provinces, west of Chongqing Municipality, Shaanxi Province, adjacent to the northwest. 740 km long from east to north-south width of 470 km, an area of 185,900 square kilometers, accounting for 1.95% of total area, ranking 13th. The capital is the only central region vice provincial cities - Wuhan City.