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Brief introduction to Nanyang

(chinadaily.com.cn) Updated: 2017-02-18

Brief introduction to Nanyang
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Nanyang, with a long history, splendid culture and pleasant climate, is situated in the southwest of Henan. It boasts abundant natural resources and a galaxy of outstanding people. Nanyang gets its name from the Funiu Mountain in the south and the Hanshui River in the north.

Brief introduction to Nanyang
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With a total area of 26,600 square kilometers, Nanyang currently has jurisdiction over two administrative districts, four development zones and 10 counties. By 2015, Nanyang's population reached 10.06 million, being the largest and most populous provincially administered city in Henan. Nanyang possesses a huge potential for exploitation and unique developmental advantages. By 2010, Nanyang, with industry as its backbone, had been established into a cultural and modern city with Chinese cultural characteristics, integrating business, transportation, finance, technology, culture, tourism and services.

Brief introduction to Nanyang
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Nanyang is the only prefecture-level demonstration city for afforestation by technology in China, authorized by the Chinese Academy of Forestry (CAF).

Already, CAF has signed 101 contracts, letters of intent included, with Nanyang, and launched 32 projects cooperating with Nanyang. The Nanyang Hi-Tech Forestry Developmental Zone guided by CAF is under construction and is introducing a number of advanced and applicable technologies.

Nanyang boasts the largest output of biogas and the highest usage rate of biogas in China and even in Asia. The biogas project was mainly pioneered by Si Shangsuo, an engineer from Henan Tianguan Group. The technology he uses is the most advanced in the world.

Brief introduction to Nanyang
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Currently, Nanyang has built 80,000 cubic meters of gas holders and laid 120 km underground gas-supply ducts. The daily yield of 140,000 cubic meters gas can meet the needs of 120 thousand people in 40 thousand houses.

 

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