Why does this modest Tier 3 city in Henan Province carry honorary title of "Permanently Liveable City"?
Many years have passed from agricultural era to industrial one. During Industrial Age, our country's economy developed rapidly. At this time, scene took on a new look. At one time, a powerful engine was created to pull together national cohesion, expanded sunny alley of people's happy life, and activated great power of time in building of country.
In our time, as people's lives have become richer, people have also began to worry about environment. There is a place in Henan Province where mountains and rivers are beautiful, and it is a good place with outstanding people >, very livable.
Xinyang, Henan Province, is a prefecture-level city. This is hometown of general. It is also an important channel for economic development in central region. There is a lot of beautiful scenery and food, as well as a lot of natural resources and cultural history.
The Humanist History of Xinyang. During Spring and Autumn period and Warring States period, it was first county. During Han Dynasty, area under its jurisdiction was reduced. During Ming Dynasty, original Xinyang County was retained and became Xinyang Prefecture. After founding of Republic of China, it was changed to Xinyang County, and after founding of People's Republic of China, here it was changed to city of Xinyang.
It used to be hometown of many famous people, such as Sun Shuao, Sima Guang, Chun Shenjun, Zheng Chenggong, etc., as well as end point of Confucius' Journey. around world. Many celebrities came here in antiquity, and it is also site of Red Army Revolution in our time.
This is enough to see that this place has a deep history and culture. It is also very important to come here to feel traces left by different great people in different eras.
Geographic environment of Xinyang. Xinyang is located in southern part of Henan province in Central China, its length from east to west is about 200 kilometers, and total area of the city reaches tens of thousands of square kilometers. The relief is high in south and low in north. It is a typical trapezoidal landform, surrounded by mountains and covering a vast area of over 7,000 square meters. km., there are more than 30 districts in city.
Due to impact of Huainan's water system, another terraced landscape has formed. There are ditches everywhere and lots of paddy fields, which is comparable to Jiangnan, so it is also Xinyang's grain base. In addition, monsoon climate is evident here, and abundant rainfall and humid air have also contributed greatly to local agriculture.
This is a sub-tropical-temperate transition area, so the mountains are green and water is beautiful. There is no heavy industry and no development base, so >The quality of environment is quite high, this is also one of reasons why people choose to live here. Getting up every morning, running along trail, breathing freshest air is happiest thing.
Plant some rice or other crops in your spare time, you can also feel busy years of farm, and when harvest is ripe, you can experience joy of harvest. Eating green and organic food that I have grown is like getting rich and happy.
Scenic Spots of Xinyang. The most famous of them is Jigong Mountain. It got its name from fact that it looks like a big rooster with its head held high. This mountain overlooks many beautiful landscapes. Many people come here in summer because temperature is not high here in summer.
There are many flowers and plants on this mountain. Standing on top of mountain, you can see the cloudy sea and glow, landscapes are picturesque, and waterfall is very beautiful. There is also a museum surrounded by mountains and water. The buildings were built in style of antiquity. The red cornices are covered with aesthetic tiles to create a shiny fortress. Feeling.
Friends who like old buildings should not miss this place, I guarantee you won't regret coming here. Nanhu Bay Scenic Area has reputation of The Pearl of Southern Henan Province and is National Water Reserve Scenic Area. In this picturesque area, besides rivers intersect. There are sixty-one islands in middle of lake.
The island's trees are turning green and lake is rippling, too beautiful to behold. In addition to these scenic spots, there are many scenic spots. These picturesque places are worth seeing.
Food and delicacies of Xinyang. Fluffy Pork The pork used in this delicacy is not usual white or yellow pork, but a unique black pig in Xinyang that locals will use every twelfth lunar month. method is to store some meat and retrieve it as needed. Whether fried or steamed, it tastes delicate and firm, and aftertaste is endless after one bite.
Even if you eat a whole can of meat, it won't be greasy and tasty when paired with white rice. Be sure to try Old Duck Soup. A local chef will add seasonal vegetables to soup for an umami flavor, then add seasonal radishes to stew. for an hour. Even longer, let flavors of these dishes blend better and serve. It is very nice to serve a plate in a cold winter.
Crispy minced meat biscuits are also a local delicacy. It is said that in ancient times this delicacy only nobles and members of royal family liked it because its workmanship is very good, it takes too much time. Xinyang specializes in tea. After all, Maojian is famous throughout country and tea lovers should not miss it.
Mountain Xinyang and water of faith are what people love. The environment with beautiful mountains and clear water is really suitable for life. If one of friends is already tempted, let's go.