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Jingning She autonomous county

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


She's wedding in Jingning She autonomous county in Lishui, Zhejiang province. [Photo/jingning.gov.cn]


Jingning She autonomous county in Lishui, Zhejiang province achieved a regional GDP of 7.48 billion yuan ($1.15 billion) in 2020, up 3.5 percent year-on-year.

Brief introduction:

Jingning county was founded in 1452, and established the She autonomous county with the approval of the State Council in June 1984. It is the only She autonomous county in the county, as well as the only ethnic autonomous county in East China.

She people are a Chinese ethnic group. A group of She people moved from Fujian to Zhejiang 1,250 years ago and settled in Jingning county in Lishui. They produced rich folk arts in daily life, including songs and dances, clothes, languages, customs and medicine, in which the folk songs, wedding customs and the ethnic festival – Sanyuesan (the third day of the third lunar month) have been listed as national intangible cultural heritages.