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Hengyang is Hunan Province’s second largest city with the gross size of 15,300 square kilometers. The city consists of 5 counties, two subordinate cities. By the year 2008, the total population is 7.31million, 6.74 of whom are regular residents. This land enjoys a long brilliant history, good geographical location, convenient infrastructure and ample natural resources. Resource-abound Hengyang is dubbed as “Three Homelands”, namely “Land of Non-ferrous Metal”, “Land of Nonmetal” and “Land of Fish and Rice”. The city is rich in 60 minerals whose reserves are ascertained. These minerals include gold, silver, iron, lead, zinc, coal, halite, kaoline and albite. Among them, albite ranks first in Asia, borax is unique in South China and the kaoline reserves top the country. 12,000,000,000-ton halite is at the head in South China. Hengyang’s agreeable weather results in its high crop-productivity. The yearly average temperature is 18℃, and the yearly average rainfall is 1600mm or so. Good weather plus ample rainfall make Hengyang a key commodity producing base for fine rice, hogs, rape oil and the like which enjoy a long reputation both at home and abroad.
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