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  Yueyang
Yueyang city is found on the eastern shores of the Dongting Lake in northeast Hunan.
On the lake's banks is Yueyang Tower, the beauty of which was written about by Song dynasty poet Fan Zhongyan.
Dragon boat racing is said to have begun in Yueyang and tourists should try and visit during the Dragon Boat Festival on the 5th day of the 5th lunar month (June or July).
www.chinaetravel.com /city/c061.html   (135 words)

  
  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Yueyang
Yueyang (Simplified Chinese: 岳阳; Traditional Chinese: 岳陽; pinyin: Yuèyáng; Wade-Giles: Yüeh-yang; Postal System Pinyin: Yochow) is a prefecture-level city in the Hunan province of China, on the shores of Dongting Lake.
Yueyang, situated where the Yangtze flows past Dongting Lake in north Hunan, was known as Baling or Yuezhou in old times.
The Yueyang Tower, poised atop the western city gate of Yueyang, is one of the three major towers in south China.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Yueyang   (1265 words)

  
 Yueyang
Yueyang, a bright pearl beside the Dongting Lake, is an important historical and cultural city in the Yangtze River valley.
Yueyang is the only port along Yangtze River in Hunan Province, a center of the small triangle comprising Wuhan, Changsha and Sanxia, and the big triangle comprising East China, Southwest China and South China, and a transportation pivot in eastern China.
The famous Yueyang Pavilion, located at the western city gate of Yueyang, is one of the three noted pavilions south of the lower reaches of the Yangtze River in China.
www.chinaculture.org /gb/en_travel/2003-09/24/content_36049.htm   (348 words)

  
 Yueyang on the Shore
Yueyang is a tranquil township that has managed to preserve a modest yet genuine feel of a long-gone China, and which also stands in keeping with other modernised, smaller Chinese cities.
By the time we arrived in Yueyang in the mid-afternoon, we had already spent the morning humbled by the vast farmlands of Hunan, the distance perceived in the faces of children at the roadside and farmers smacking the hides of thick grey cattle dredging ploughblades across the rice paddy muck.
Yueyang had to be the most pleasant city we'd seen in Hunan, and we'd not have been unwilling to spend days at the edge of the lake there.
www.mishen.net /trv41/index.html   (2561 words)

  
 Yueyang
Yueyang is located at the confluence of Dongting Lake and the Yangtze River, Yueyang is an important city open to foreign investment.
Yueyang is a newly rising industrial city, with the production of petrochemicals as its leading industry.
Yueyang’s principal economic indices rank second in the province.
www.hntj.gov.cn /english/sq/Yueyang_Investment.htm   (195 words)

  
 Yueyang Pavilion
Yueyang Tower lies in the west of Yueyang city, nearby the Dongting Lake, it is listed as three famous towers in the south of Yangtze River, together with Yellow Crane Tower at Wuhan, Hubei province and Tengwang Tower at Nanchang, Jiangxi province.
Entering the tower, you"ll pass the famous couplet: "Dongting is the water of the world, Yueyang is the tower of the world." Moving on, there is a platform (Dianjiang tai) that once functioned as the training ground for the navy of Three-Kingdom period general Lusu.
In the garden to the north of the tower is the tomb of Xiaoqiao, the wife of Zhouyu, another famous Three-Kingdom general.
english.rednet.cn /c/2006/08/21/966113.htm   (271 words)

  
 Hunan Travel / Changsha Tour & Hotel /Yueyang / Ancient Phoenix City
Yueyang, situated where the Yangtze flows past Dongting Lake in north Hunan, was known as Baling or Yuezhou in old times.
Yueyang is also the venue of a world-famous international dragon boat competition that takes place during the Dragon Boat Festival every June.
The Yueyang Tower, poised atop the western city gate of Yueyang, is one of the three major towers in south China.
www.chinatravelhub.com /regions/161hunan.htm   (1648 words)

  
 Yueyang Travel Guides,Yueyang Hotels,Yueyang Map,Yueyang pictures-China City Tours Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Yueyang was established as a prefecture called Hanchang in 210 B.C. during the Three Kingdoms period, and later was renamed Paling in Jin and Song dynasties.
Yueyang borders on Jiangxi, Guangdong, Guizhou, Sichuan, Hubei provinces and Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.
Yueyang enjoys northern subtropical monsoon climate with long warm period, short freeze-up and rich rainfalls; 4 distinct seasons with sunlight of 1792 hours and frost-free period of 277 days.
www.achinatravel.com /china-travel/china-hunan-yueyang.asp   (383 words)

  
 Ancient Chinese Architecture, Yueyang Tower   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Yueyang Tower, standing on the city wall of the West Gate of Yueyang City by the Dongting Lake in the north of Hunan Province, is one of the three famous towers in the region south of the Yangtze River.
It has long enjoyed the reputation of being the "first tower under heaven," as the Dongting Lake is known as the "first water under heaven." It is said that it was used as a parade tower by Lu Su, a general of the State of Wu during the Three Kingdoms Period.
It became more famous when the essay "On Yueyang Tower" was written by Fan Zhongyan in the fifty year (1045) of the Qingli reign period of the Northern Song Dynasty.
www.china-business-travel.com /customized/architecture/yueyang.html   (143 words)

  
 Yueyang Advocates - Prayer Updates   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Yueyang which is normally very flood prone, was spared any serious flooding this time.
Pray for two young women in Yueyang who recently became Christians, rejoice for two new sisters and ask that they would grow strong in her faith in God and obedience to the Word of God.
Pray for a group of young men who are all very young believers (less than a year) and are trying to deepen their knowledge of the Word of God.
www.yueyang.allcost.com /updates.html   (634 words)

  
 Muzi China | Chinaroma - Yueyang   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Yueyang is situated just south of the Yangzi River on the north-eastern shore of Dongting Lake, where the lake flows into the river.
At the north end of town is the Yueyang Pavillion, a temple complex and park originally constructed during the Tang Dynasty and subsequently rebuilt.
Yueyang borders the enormous Dongting Lake, at 3900 sq km the second-largest body of fresh water in China.
china.muzi.net /travel/city/yueyang.htm   (159 words)

  
 Yueyang, China - Yangtze Cruise
Yueyang city locates on the south bank of the Yangtze and at the mouth of Dongting lake - the second largest fresh water lake in
Because of its location, Yueyang has long been a city of great importance and key transportation center of this region of Hunan province.
Yueyang Tower is the most famous attraction, located on the east shore of the lake.
www.yangtzeriver.org /yueyang.htm   (131 words)

  
 SurfWax: News, Reviews and Articles On Yueyang
Yueyang seduces Gao Jianli by feeding him soup, so Futral dipped the plastic back-scratcher she was using in lieu of a spoon into an imaginary bowl and angled it toward the recumbent Groves.
The Yueyang plant would be the second in Hunan, away from the booming east coast, where China's existing nuclear plants are located near Shanghai and in the southeastern province of Guangdong...
The Government of Yueyang county in populous Hunan province is implementing an emergency plan to deal with the pollution, while fire engines have been dispatched to provide drinking water.
news.surfwax.com /worldcities/files/Yueyang_China.html   (2277 words)

  
 C&EN: DOWN THE YANGTZE - POVERTY AND PROGRESS IN HUNAN PROVINCE
The bus was rather filthy, and it became increasingly overcrowded as we drew closer to Yueyang.
It was not much of a relief to arrive in Yueyang, the second largest city in Hunan with a population of perhaps 500,000.
Yueyang is actually home to a fairly substantial chemical industry, including a Sinopec refinery and several petrochemical plants.
pubs.acs.org /cen/china/8213chinamar30.html   (677 words)

  
 YueYang, Hunan Province, China / Back To Our Children's Homeland
Chang the pictures of the five Yueyang adopted girls and their families as well as the letters from the families, I was very surprised to learn that there were two social welfare institutions with almost the same name in Hunan Province.
One was in the City of Yueyang and the other in the County of Yueyang, the only distinction between them was municipality and township, in terms of bureaucracy.
It must be surprising for the parents who were not aware of this difference at all and had been talking about Yueyang, their daughters' first home all the time.
www.usaweb1.com /chinatrip/yueyang1.htm   (540 words)

  
 Yueyang Pavilion, Yueyang Attractions, Hunan Travel
The Yueyang Pavilion is an ancient architectural treasure which is located on the shores of Dongting Lake in Yueyang City, Hunan Province.
It was not until the Tang Dynasty that it was renamed as the Yueyang Pavilion.
The Yueyang Pavilion was damaged in the chaos of wars and was rebuilt in the Song Dynasty (960-1127).
www.travelchinaguide.com /attraction/hunan/yueyang/yueyang.htm   (531 words)

  
 Yueyang
Yueyang City is introduced on this page including location, population, nationalities and so on.
History: Yueyang once was established as a prefecture called Hanchang in 210 B.C. during the Three Kingdoms period; later renamed Paling in Jin and Song dynasties; in 1913, established as Yueyang county
Yueyang Pavilion, also called Yueyang Lou in chinese, is the major landmark of Yueyang City, comparable with Tengwang Pavilion and Huanghe Pavilion.
www.china-cruise.com /Yangtze/Attractions/Yueyang.htm   (306 words)

  
 Marissa Mei-Lu Schwertok: Yueyang   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Yueyang is a city in Hunan Province located about a 3 to 5 hour bus ride from the province capital of Changsha.
Peggy and Lou (other adoptive parents from Yueyang) have the understanding (and this information might change as more information is available) that the Yueyang area has two orphanages, one for the city, and one for the county.
When Peggy and Lou were in Yueyang, they were told by the assistant director that the babies at that time (March 1999) were given the surname "Lin" (for example, their daughter was named Lin Ju).
www.goodbear.com /marissa003.html   (462 words)

  
 Yueyang -- Lakeside City
Yueyang is located beside Dongting Lake on the southern bank of the Yangtze River in the northeast section of Hunan Province.
It is one of China's "three great towers south of the Yangtze River." During the Three Kingdoms Period (220-280), it was used as a reviewing stand by General Lu Su of the State of Wu when he trained his navy.
Occupying an area of 3,900 square kilometers southwest of Yueyang, Dongting is the second largest freshwater lake in China.
www.china.org.cn /english/TCC/haixia/42045.htm   (266 words)

  
 Yueyang -- Lakeside City--Tourism
  Yueyang is located beside Dongting Lake on the southern bank of the Yangtze River in the northeast section of Hunan Province.
It is one of China‘s "three great towers south of the Yangtze River." During the Three Kingdoms Period (220-280), it was used as a reviewing stand by General Lu Su of the State of Wu when he trained his navy.
  Occupying an area of 3,900 square kilometers southwest of Yueyang, Dongting is the second largest freshwater lake in China.
english.china.com /zh_cn/tourism/hunan/11047667/20060411/13237735.html   (427 words)

  
 Yueyang, China
Yueyang is situated in the north of Hunan province, on the northeast bank of Lake Dongtinghu.
In the 6th C, under the Sui, it was known as Yuezhou and was the capital of one of China's largest regions.
Today Yueyang's main importance is as a trade center for timber and cotton.
www.planetware.com /china/yueyang-chn-hn-y.htm   (105 words)

  
 YueYang, Hunan Province, China / Back To Our Children's Homeland
Li, another vice director of the Yueyang City Social Welfare House took me to his institution after sightseeing at the historical Yueyang Temple.
This was styled after traditional architecture in Yueyang, a city rich in history and culture.
Chang said that all the families that adopted children from Yueyang City Social Welfare House would be warm-heartedly welcome to visit.
www.usaweb1.com /chinatrip/yueyang3.htm   (1093 words)

  
 HUNAN YUEYANG YUNXI DAORENJI SOLVENT CHEMICAL FACTORY
It enjoys a convenient transportation for it is close to the Dongting Lake and Changjiang River in the north, Jingguang railway and 107, 108 national highway in the south, only 20KM away from Yueyang railway station and Chenglingji wharf.
For years, our factory is engaged in producing antifungal medicine intermediates and pesticide intermediates.
Yueyang Yunxi Daorenji Solvent Chemical Factory Enterprise standard:Q/JASK002-2000
www.chinachemnet.com /drj/indexe.htm   (625 words)

  
 Yueyang (Yueyang Tower)
The tower at Yueyang City is one of the three famous towers south of the Yangtze River, Yellow Crane Tower of Hubei and Tangwangge Mansion of Jiangxi being the other two.
Originally constructed during the Tang Dynasty (716 AD), it is said the tower was once a reviewing stand, during the Three Kingdoms Period (221-265 AD), for the Wu Kingdom General Lu Shu to train his naval forces on the Dong Ting Lake, then the largest lake in China.
His "Remarks of Yueyang Tower," made the tower famous, and has been deeply rooted in the Chinese people's mind from generation to generation.
www-users.cs.umn.edu /~baoquan/yueyang.html   (383 words)

  
 'Brand Promotion' tour activities held in Yueyang
Members of the central route of the "Brand Promotion" tour initiated by Ministry of Commerce arrived in Yueyang, a city in Central China's Hunan Province, on July 28.
Yueyang owns a total of 3,052 effective registered trademarks so far.
With preferential policy support, Yueyang has formed a friendly environment of building brands, promoting brands, using brands and cherishing brands.
www.chinadaily.com.cn /china/2006-08/01/content_654128.htm   (184 words)

  
 Investment guide in Yueyang
  “The waters of Dongting Lake are well-known across the land; the Tower of Yueyang is simply beyond compare.” Yueyang is famous for the water of Dongting, the Tower of Yueyang and the masterpiece “The Tower of Yueyang” written by Fang Zhou-yan.
Yueyang is ready for accepting large investment to promote high speed of development with good.
Aiming for building Yueyang into a rich, civilized and beautiful city, we sincerely hope the guests and businessmen at home and abroad to come to invest for mutual benefit and development Conditions.
www.yueyang.gov.cn /tzzn/english   (147 words)

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