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Fengshan county
Updated: 2021-05-24


An aerial view of Hechi's Fengshan county. [Photo/Hechi Daily]    

Fengshan county is located in the east of Hechi city. It has jurisdiction over nine townships and 96 villages, and recorded a permanent resident population of 169,845 living in a 1,729-square-kilometer area.

Known as a "world geopark" and "the home of longevity in China", the county's forest coverage rate is 83.8 percent, and it features a karst topography that attracts tourists from far and wide.

Fengshan is famous for many products, including chestnuts and star anise, and also has proven gold reserves of more than 66 million tons, making it a "land of gold". And there is an abundance of pyrite and sulfur, making it attractive to investors.

In addition, there are various tourist attractions dotted around the county, including the national 4A-level Sanmenhai Scenic Spot.

In 2021, Fengshan county's GDP reached 3.34 billion yuan ($0.5 billion), a year-on-year increase of 10.9 percent. The added value of industries above designated size saw an increase of 36 percent. The fixed-asset investment increased by 100.7 percent. The disposable income of urban residents and rural residents was 28,394 yuan and 10,757 yuan, increasing 7.9 percent and 11.3 percent respectively.

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