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Guangfeng District (simplified Chinese: 广丰区; traditional Chinese: 廣豐區; pinyin: Guǎngfēng Qū; literally: "wide & luxuriant") is a district of Shangrao prefecture, located in most eastern Jiangxi province province, eastern China.
The county borders Zhejiang and Fujian provinces. It covers 1,377.79 km2 (531.97 sq mi).
The population is 760,000 people.
Guangfeng District Wikipedia
The district was first established during the Tang dynasty in 758 as a county, then repealed in 812. In 1074, during the Song dynasty, the district was reestablished as a county.
Guangfeng has been a county for over 1,300 years. Administratively, the district is part of the prefecture-level city of Shangrao. The county administers 23 townships.
The climate is temperate, with abundant rainfall during the monsoon season. It has clearly differentiated summers and winters.
Guangfeng was once a poor district, but now it is one of the wealthiest counties of Jiangxi. The most famous industry of the district is the tobacco industry. The GDP of 2005 is 7.29 billion.
Guangfeng's most famous feature is Boshan Temple, which lies in the west of the county. The Buddhist temple has a history over 1000 years. Xin Qiji, the famous poet of the South Song dynasty, visited it often.
Sheshantou Site, in Guangfeng District, is an important Neolithic archaeological site of Jiangxi Province.