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About Tongren
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Located at the junction of Guizhou, Hunan and Chongqing and the hinterland of Wuling mountainous area, Tongren City is the bridgehead connecting the central and eastern areas of the southwest, known as the portal of east Guizhou. It has jurisdiction over Bijiang District, Wanshan District, Songtao Miao Minority Autonomous County, Yuping Dong Minority Autonomous County, Jiangkou County, Shiqian County, Yinjiang Tujia & Miao Minority Autonomous County, Sinan County, Dejiang County, Yanhe Tujia Minority Autonomous County, Dalong Development Zone and Tongren New & Hi-tech Development Zone with the land area of 18 thousand square kilometers and the total population of 4.27 million. It’s inhabited by 29 nationalities including the Tujia, Han, Miao, Dong and Gelao people. The population of the minorities makes up about 70.45% of the total. The city covers an area of 40 square kilometers with the resident population of 350 thousand people, administering Bijiang area, Wanshan area and Tongren New & Hi-tech Development Zone. Jingjiang River flows through the city and into Dongting Lake. Now Tongren is committed to building the Capital of Wuling and the City of Righteousness around the city brand of “building Tongren with great virtue & develoing Tongyuan with rightrousness”. It’s the cradle is the social stability risk assessment, the first batch of pilots of the national wisdom cities, the regional development and poverty alleviation demonstration area in Wuling mountainous area as well as the demonstration area of the national unity progress.  

The pleasant natural environment. Tongren is located in the slopes transiting from the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau to west Hunan hills at 27°07' to 29°05' N and 107°45' to 109°30' E. Wuling Mountain Range with Fanjing Mountain as the main peak is the watershed between the east and west of the city. The top of the city is 2572 m above the sea level and the bottom is 205 m above the sea level. With the typical karst landform, it’s the natural encyclopedia of karst topography. The city belongs to the central subtropical monsoon humid climate with the annual hours of sunshine of 1044.7 to 1266.2 h, the average annual temperature of 13.5 to 17.6℃, the annual precipitation of 1110 to 1410 mm and the frost-free period of 275 to 317 days. Thus, it has abundant heat, appropriate sunshine and plentiful water. Most of the area enjoys a mild climate. With the obvious vertical temperature change from the top mountain to the valley, it has the climate characteristic of four seasons in a mountain and different weathers in 10 miles. In addition, it has neither intense heat in summer and nor severe cold in winter; the rain and the summer are in the same period, so it’s very pleasant. 

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