"Jining - the Ridge Part along Grand Canal in China" Jining by Adam-Yu

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Jining - the Ridge Part along Grand Canal in China

Bordered by the Yellow River in the north and Weishan Lake in the south, Jining is located in the sothwest in Shandong Province with the population of 8,313,100 and the area of 11,000 skm. It is the central city in the south of Shangdong Province. With around 7000 years civilization history, it is a important birthplace of oriental civilization. Chinese ancestors - Fuxi, Nuwa, Huangdi, Shaogao, Shaokang were born in the current Jining area. In the Spring Autumn and Warring States period, 5 Confucian Saints - Confucius, Mencius, Yanzi, Zenzi and Zisi were also totally born here. - The birthplace of Confucius is Qufu City. The birthplace of Mencius is Zhou County. Both of them are inside the current Jining area.) 2 most famous ancient poets: Li Bai and Du Fu have also left their footprints in Jining around 1200 years ago.

  • Last visit to Jining: Sep 2011
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