In eight cities on north-south border, locals say they can't tell if they're from south or north.
Our country has a vast territory, extends over great latitude and longitude, contains many landscapes and landforms, and its population is more than one billion people. Everyone can know whether he is from south or from north. grounds for separating north and south?
The line dividing north and south of our country runs along Qinling Huaihe River. This dividing line divides mainland of our country into south and north. another. But if you happen to live on north-south dividing line, then you should be considered a person from somewhere, because exactly eight cities are located on this line in our country.
1. Longnan, Gansu
Gansu Province is located in north of our country, but there is a city with a southern climate, and this is only area in Gansu facing south. Gansu is relatively dry and rainless, but Longnan differs from it in climate type and topography, it is more like Jiangnan's hometown, there is no desert here, but there are mountains and rivers.
Longnan is southernmost district of Gansu Province. The dividing line from north to south runs just through city of Longnan. It also became only district in Yangtze River basin in Gansu. Because of this unique climate, city has a very good reputation. The ecological environment is one of largest drug production areas in my country.
The story here is very long. Primitive people began to move here even in primitive society. It is homeland of Qin people and an important route for central government to resist invasion from Northwest. in form of multi-ethnic integration.
2. Shaanxi Hanzhong
Hanzhong belongs to Shaanxi Province, and Shaanxi Province as a whole belongs to northern provinces. Historically, Shaanxi is region of Central Plains, representing Orthodox region in my ancient country, and there is no doubt that this is north. .
However, Hanzhong did not belong to Shaanxi all along, but was assigned to Shaanxi after Yuan Dynasty. Therefore, Hanzhong must belong to southern city if it is separated from conditions of climate and rainfall.
Hanzhong is located in middle of Qinling Mountains and Daba Mountains, next to Gansu Longnan and Sichuan. Known as hometown of all Han people, city is located in south of central region, and its lifestyle is more similar to that of Sichuan people.
3. Shaanxi Ankang
Ankang is located at junction of Qinling Mountains and Daba Mountains. It is divided into two parts by Han River and connects Hubei Province, Chongqing City and Sichuan Province. The type belongs to Southern City.
The mineral resources here are rich, and selenium content in soil is very high. Human activity began as early as Stone Age, and an official city was founded during Jin Dynasty. It is also one of birthplaces of Taoism. Many religious cultures mix here. It is a city with a high forest content, which is very suitable for living.
4. Shangluo, Shaanxi
Shanluo is also a city that is dividing line between north and south. It also has a very long history. Human activity began as early as Shang Dynasty.
The culture here is also a fusion of northern and southern cultures. It once belonged to state of Chu and then belonged to Qin dynasty in north.
5. Henan Xinyang
Xinyang is located in south of Huaihe River. Although it is located in northern province, it is actually a southern city. It is crossroads of three provinces with very convenient transportation. It has become one of key economic development areas of North China. Due to suitable climate and good ecological environment, it has been selected as a livable city in China many times.
6. Bengbu, Anhui
Geographically, Benbu is a city that is neither south nor north. The Huaihe River flows through center of city, dividing city into two parts, one part is on north bank and other is on south bank. . The origin of name of city of Bengbu is connected with ancient times. This is a place where pearls are intensively cultivated and harvested, and is also one of origins of Huaihe culture. Since transport is very convenient here, and train traffic is especially developed, people from north and south meet here, and customs from all over world are integrated here.
7. Henan Nanyang
The city of Nanyang is located south of dividing line and belongs to Yangtze River basin. Logically, it should be a southern city, but lifestyle and food of locals are same as those of northerners. Many water systems converge here, so cultures of north and south mix here.
Nanyang was a very famous area in ancient times, this is where Zhuge Liang wrote that he worked in Nanyang. It is an important place for development of many cultures, it became a companion capital during Eastern Han Dynasty and was pinnacle of its historical status.
8. Jiangsu Huai'an
Huai'an is above dividing line, which belongs to both south and north. The intersection of Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal and Huaihe River is located here, so water network traffic is developed and there are many waterways. It is ancient capital of water transport in my country.
The city is a typical water city in south of Yangtze River, with a developed economy, but there are some northern customs in way of life, and there are both northern and southern tastes. define.