Introduction of Zunyi

Published: 2015-06-17  |  source:  |  Views:

  The historical name of Zunyi is Bozhou originated from the book, the Book of History since the sixteenth year of Jyukan reign-period (A.D. 642). In Qing dynasty, the fifth year of Emperor Yongzheng reign-period (A.D. 1727), Sichuan was assigned to Guizhou. It was 239 kilo meters from northern Zunyi to central Chongqing and 140 kilo meters from southern Zunyi to Guiyang. So, Zunyi is a major route of transportation going north from Dian and Qian (another name of Yunnan and Guizhou), and going south from Chuan and Yu (another name of Sichuan and Chongqing). Meanwhile it is still a significant city to connect the two economic zones of Cheng-Yu and Central Qian and a natural protection for the upstream of Yangzi River. In 1997, Zunyi was set to be municipality. The area of the whole city was 30,762 km2 with three districts, two cities and 10 counties. And the population is 7.7 million while there were 1.1 million people in central area. Zunyi is the birth place of heroes and great men. Since 20,000 years ago, ancients had lived and cultivated the next generation here.  There were plenty of talents including the three prudent in Han dynasty and three Confucian in Qing dynasty. In January, 1935, the Party' Central Committee held a meeting which was well-known as ZunYi Conference in Zunyi. And the legend of Four Times Crossing the Chishui River took place here, too. It is the critical moments that save the force Chinese Red Army, Communist Party of China and Chinese Revolution make Zunyi the famous revolutionary interest. Zunyi is known as a land of attractive resources and magical power. It is said to be “the barn of Northern Qian (another name of Guizhou)”. Meanwhile, Zunyi is also national base of famous liquor, tobacco and tee. Because of the national liquor Maotai that can be described as “ the neighbors will be drunk if there is wind, the aroma will be smell from ten miles away if you open the bottle.”, Zunyi has become the world-renowned hometown of national liquor and famous city of liquor culture. The green tea in Zunyi is famous in domestic and overseas markets with unique and excellent quality. There are more than 60 minerals having been found in Zunyi and they are of great industrial value to exploit.  

  Zunyi has beautiful nature scenery. As Chinese Excellent Tourism CityThe National Model Prize for Residential Environment National Garden Cityand National Sanitary City, Zunyi enjoys moderate climate and abundant and integrated tourist attraction. There are world natural heritage, Danxia Landform Area in Chishui, two national forest parks, one national scenic area and four provincial scenic areas. Except theses, the location of Zunyi Conference, Tomb of Yangcan which is gems of ancient Chinese engraving art in south-western China, middle-aged Hailongtun Military Castle and etc. locate in Zunyi. Red tourism (Revolutionary Areas Tourism) green tourism (ecotourism), and white ( liquor) tourism  contrast finely with each other. Long March culture, national liquor culture and regional culture fit in with each other and all of them make people want to stay. 

  Zunyi has an infinitely bright future. Since the Reform and Opening-up, all people from different nationalities advocate innovative spirits and the idea of Zunyi Conference “Seek truth from fact, be independent, democratic, integrated, affirmed, and strive for victory” so that the society and economy has developed rapidly. In 2013, the total gross outputs was 158.4 billion yuan, financial revenue was 3.57 billion yuan, and capitals invested into fixed assets are 156.6 billion yuan. Various economic indicators increased substantially. Currently, it is the moment to take advantage of opportunity due to2012No.2 documents issued by State Council. Implement the strategy of “Open, development, reform, innovation, and synchronous development of industrialization, urbanization, agricultural modernization”, to build a specialized modern city which is suitable to live, work and travel. Zunyi has to strive for finding a pursuant and leap-forward way that takes the real situation and contemporary requests so that the forming speed of an open, cultivated, harmonic and beautiful revolutionary district will be increased.  

  Yesterday, Zunyi was like a monument marked by vicissitudes and name of heroes. It left its name in history. 

  Today, Zunyi is like a ship moving forward to rivers and seas. It battles through the wind and waves. 

  Tomorrow, Zunyi will be like a picture painted with land of charm and beauty. It will create bright prospect.