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Yunhe county

chinadaily.com.cn| Updated : Mar 16, 2021 L M S


Yunhe terrace [Photo by Shu Qiaomin] 

Population: 114,200 registered residents and 118,300 permanent residents

Area: 984 square kilometers

Location: southwest Zhejiang province and the geographic center of Lishui


Yunhe county in Lishui, Zhejiang province, achieved a regional GDP of 8.7 billion yuan ($1.34 billion) in 2020, up 5.8 percent year-on-year.

Brief introduction:

Yunhe county was founded in 1452 and now governs four subdistricts, three towns and three townships.

The county is rich in resources such as mountains, rivers, forests and lakes. It has 184 mountains with an altitude over 1,000 meters, a water area of 38.7 square kilometers and forest coverage of 81.5 percent.

Yunhe terrace was honored as the most beautiful terrace in China, and was rated by Cable News Network as one of the 40 most beautiful scenic spots in China. Xiangong Lake is the third largest artificial lake in Zhejiang province. Yunhe terrace and Yunhe Lake Xiangong Scenic Area are National AAAA scenic spots.

Yunhe's environmental quality ranks 10th in China, and the air quality rate reaches 99.2 percent. The water quality of the whole area stays above the second national standard all year round. It is the first national ecological county in Lishui, and the county's green development indicator ranks first in Zhejiang province.