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Latest Updated at 2008-January-29 11:34:59

Yunfu City

Yunfu鈥檚 Agricultural Industrialization

57 diversified agricultural bases in Yunfu

銆怗eneral Introduction銆

Yunfu is located in the midwest of Guangdong, adjacent to Zhaoqing, Yangjiang and Maoming and bordering Guangxi westward and Xijiang River northward. Covering an area of 7,779 square kilometers with a 2.655 million population, it administers 1 district, 3 counties and Luoding City.

銆怘istory銆

Yunfu Prefecture was first established in the Tang Dynasty (618-907). Renamed as Dong'an County in the Ming (1368-1644) Dynasty, it was redesignated as Yunfu County in 1914. The present prefecture-level Yunfu Municipality was founded in 1994.

銆怑conomy銆

Rich in natural resources, Yunfu's pyrite storage leads the world by its globally highest purity. Committed to upgrading traditional industries with advanced technology and developing new industries, Yunfu has 7 pillar industries including stone material, stainless steel manufacturing, cement, electronics, sulphur chemical, textile and diversified agriculture.

銆怲ransportation銆

With 324 National Highway running through the whole municipality, cement-paved roads are accessible to each single township and village. Guangzhou-Wuzhou Expressway linking Guangdong and Guangxi is also connected to Yunfu which will further be united with Yulin and Wuzhou in Guangxi as well as the expressway network in southwest China. Sanshui-Maoming Railway also passes the whole municipality, which will be eventually linked to Luoyang-Zhanjiang Railway in 2008. The Xijiang River has 100 kilometers of waterway, enabling direct cargo freight to Hong Kong.

銆怢ocal Specialty銆

Luoding Steamed Meat, Luoding Cinnamon, Yunan Seedless Wampee, Yunan Date, Xinxing Chicken, Xinxing Banana, Yunan Mandarin Orange, Yunan Granulated Sugar Tasting Tangerine, etc.

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Editor: Yan

By: Guangdong Information Office Source: Newsgd.com
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