Pingxiang

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Introduction:Pingxiang is located in the western part of Jiangxi Province, bordered o­n the north and the west by Hunan Province, with a distance of 100 kilometers (62 miles) from Changsha. It i..

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Pingxiang Introduction

Pingxiang is located in the western part of Jiangxi Province, bordered o­n the north and the west by Hunan Province, with a distance of 100 kilometers (62 miles) from Changsha. It is 280 kilometers (174 miles) from the provincial capital, Nanchang.  The territory of present Pingxiang City successively belonged to the Wu Kingdom and the Chu Kingdom in Eastern Zhou Dynasty (770BC-221BC). In the year of 267, Pingxiang County was set here, and in the Tang Dynasty (618-907), Pingxiang was exalted to a prefecture.
Its geographic type is simple. The city belongs to the hilly area of South China. The terrain of Pingxiang is higher in the north and the southeast, while lower in the central. The city belongs to the subtropical zone enjoying a humid monsoon climate. It has plentiful sunshine and abundant rainfall, with an annual average temperature of 17.3 C (63.1 F). The weather in winter is moderate and the summer is hot.Spring and autumn are the beat seasons to travel to Pingxiang. Visitors can go out for a walk in the county in spring and enjoy the beautiful autumn landscape in mountains. The special local products are bacon, honey wine, Hua Guo (peculiar and sweet local food made of melons and vegetables)
Wugongshan National Geopark is a famous scenic spot in Pingxiang. The Wugong Mountain is o­ne of the three famous mountains in South China. The Wugongshan scenic area was promoted to national geopark status in 2005. Sub-alpine meadows, waterfalls and rare plants make the mountain the most famous attraction in Jiangxi Province.
Another famous scenic spot is Yilong Cave Formed 180 million years ago. the Yilong Cave is a natural karst cave. This grand cave is 4.2 kilometers (2.6 miles) long, and the 18-meter-high (59-foot-high) waterfall is the highlight of the cave.

Pingxiang Traffic

Railway
There is Pingxiang Railway Station. From here o­ne can go to Beijing, Shanghai, Wuhan  and so o­n by train.
 Pingxiang Railway Station Information Service Hotline: 16885868   Tele: 0799-6836334
Long-distance bus:
On Pingxiang Coach Station, there are coaches to Guangzhou, Zhuhai, Wuhan, and to any city in Jiangxi Province.
Pingxiang Coach Station Address: in the northern road of Yuejin Street, in Pingxiang City. Tele: 0799-7025832
Public bus:
There are 16 bus lines to the downtown. o­ne has to pay o­ne Yuan to o­ne and a half Yuan according to the mileage. Be sure to get changes ready before you get o­n the bus, for the driver has no right to collect the bus fee, you have to put your fee into the money box. Besides o­ne can charter a taxi, the primary fee is 5 Yuan RMB.
Taxi:
There are about more than 600 taxis in Pingxiang city. the price of taxi is 5 Yuang for the first 2 kilometres.

Pingxiang Festivals

Different places have their own culture and custom. Beside the traditional festival such as Spring festival, Lantern Festival, Dragon Boat Festival ,Chongyang festival, there are several unique folk festival in Pingxiang city.
The custom of “eating new”
Ping xiang Chunluo
It is a kind of Jiangxi songs. It is legended that it evolutes from the folk Spring Report. With the time moved forward, the concert of Chunluo has changed. It has been a way to represent the new year congratulations or good news to people.

Pingxiang Service Telephones

Pingxiang City railway Station inquiry Tel :0799-7022322
Pingxiang City long-distance bus station calls :0799-6334844
Tourist Complaints
Pingxiang City tourist complaints Tel :0799-6873625
Hospital
Pingxiang City People's Hospital Tel :0799-6881751
Pingxiang City Chinese medicine hospitals Tel :0799-6333751

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