Mount Fanjing

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Fanjingshan, located at the junction of Yinjiang, Jiangkou and Songtao (southwest) counties in Tongren City, Guizhou Province, is located at the north latitude of 27 degrees 49'50 to 28 degrees 1'30 and east longitude of 108 degrees 45'55 to 108 degrees 48'30 with an elevation of 2,72m. It is the main peak of the Wuling Mountains. It is a national nature reserve with a total area of 567 square kilometers. On July 2, 2018, Fanjingshan Mountain, Guizhou Province, China, was admitted to the World Heritage List at the World Heritage Conference held in Manama, Bahrain.

Because of its complex shape and changeable environment, Fanjingshan Mountain has become one of the few biodiversity bases in the world. Fanjingshan is the earliest ancient area in the south of the Yellow River in China, which was uplifted from the ocean to the land. From the foot of the mountain to the top of the mountain are the middle subtropical zone, the north subtropical zone, the south temperate zone and the middle temperate zone. This makes Fanjing Mountain have many protected plants and animals. The protected plants include hemlock forest, Aquamarine forest and gourd forest. The protected animals include clouded leopard, Sumen antelope, black bear, golden monkey, Tibetan chieftain monkey, pangolin, mandarin duck and so on.

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Fanjingshan tourist attractions include: new Jinding, old Jinding, mushroom stone, Chengen Temple, Marlboro Rock, Fanjingshan ropeway, Waterfall Pavilion, etc. Fanjingshan is the main peak of Wuling Mountains, located at the junction of Jiangkou, Yinjiang and Songtao counties in northeastern Guizhou Province. According to records, Fanjingshan was formerly known as "Three Valleys", "Chenshan", "Siyong Mountain" in the Tang Dynasty, and later as "Fanjingshan" in the Ming Dynasty. The fame and development of Fanjing Mountain originated from Buddhism, and spread over the four great imperial temples and forty-eight foot temples in Fanjing Mountains. It established the Buddhist status of Fanjing Mountain as a famous "ancient Buddhist temple". It was the only Maitreya Bodhisattva temple in the five famous Buddhist mountains in China. Buddhist culture covered the vast Fanjing Mountains with a solemn layer of solemnity. And magical colors.

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