What is Changde known for?

national nature

, Wuling (Wuling Mountains) and Xuefeng Mountains to the west, and Hubei province to the north. Near the border with Hubei province in Shimen county (Shimen County) is Huping Mountain ( .

National Natural Reserve Complex in Shimen county was selected as one of several potential sites. Climate It has a monsoon-influenced, four-season humid subtropical

huge variety

. From bumper cars to a miniature roller coaster to paddle boats, there are attractions here for both the young and the young at heart. Buy *

providing high

-G60.01) and the Tang Ba Guan Road, approximately 5 km southeast of the city center. The Gui-Xin Expressway (G60-G75) runs east and southeast through the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region (G76) and its capital city of Guilin before entering Guangdong Province and terminating at the city of Guangzhou. *Approximately 170 km east of Guiyang in the regional city of Kaili (Kaili City), the Hunan-Guizhou Expressway (G56-G60) links with the Gui-Xin Expressway providing

high-speed vehicular access to and from Guiyang to the eastern Guizhou city of Tongren (Tongren City) before continuing through Hunan Province to the major cities of Huaihua, Changde, and Changsha. *In 2009 Guiyang added a modern orbital expressway to its highway network. The Guiyang Outer Ring Road (Guiyang Orbital Highway) opened in December 2009 and is a six to eight lane divided high-speed expressway that provides efficient links to and from large employment centers

acting military

in modern Jingzhou, Hubei) Circuits, then ruled by brothers Zhao Kuangning and Zhao Kuangming, respectively. Zhu initially made his officer He Gui (賀瓌) the acting military governor of Jingnan. However, later in the year, when Lei Yangong the military governor of Wuzhen Circuit (武貞, headquartered in modern Changde, Hunan) repeatedly made incursions into Jingnan territory and He Gui reacted by merely defending Jingnan's capital Jiangling County Jiangling

year summer

climate (Köppen (Köppen climate classification) ''Cfa''), with cool, damp winters, and hot, humid summers. Winter begins relatively dry but not sunny and becomes progressively damper and cloudier; spring brings frequent rain and the highest humidity levels of the year. Summer is comparatively sunny, while autumn is somewhat dry. The monthly 24-hour average temperatures ranges from in July, while the annual mean is

massive construction

* Liu Yuxi - famous Tang Dynasty poet worked as a minor government official in Changde (then Langzhou) for nine years

national natural

National Natural Reserve Complex in Shimen county was selected as one of several potential sites. Climate It has a monsoon-influenced, four-season humid subtropical

international sporting

; ref Tourism thumb Changde Poetry Wall (File:Changde Poetry Wall.jpg) Changde is home to several tourist attractions. A few of them are located within the city but the most important of them are in the counties outside the city. Inside the city tourist areas include Liuye Lake, Taiyang Mountain, Changde Poetry Wall, and Walking street. Liuye Lake is now a national AAA tourism area with facilities for local, national, and international sporting

school social

600 years later to the present day. Genealogy keeping is a Han Chinese custom which the Hunan Uyghurs adopted. These Uyghurs were given the surname Jian by the Emperor.

religious reasons

, they speak Chinese as their native language, and Arabic for religious reasons at the mosque. Unit 731 and its affiliated units (Unit 1644, Unit 100, et cetera) were involved in research, development, and experimental deployment of epidemic-creating biowarfare weapons in assaults against the Chinese populace (both civilian and military) throughout World War II. Plague-infested fleas, bred in the laboratories of Unit 731 and Unit 1644, were spread by low-flying


'''Changde''' (

The area has been inhabited by humans since around 8,000 years ago. In that time, the city has changed names several times, but it has been known as Changde since the twelfth century. The city is well known for the Battle of Changde during the Second Sino-Japanese War (1937–45) and the atrocities committed then by the Imperial Japanese Army.

In the past decade, the city has seen a massive construction boom. New highrises have sprung up, roads were rebuilt and new schools, parks and museums have opened. Locals and tourists often visit the Changde Poetry Wall, covered in a variety of poems mostly from ancient China. The wall stretches for

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