wenshang,a unique treasure land with unique geographical environment, has thebeauty of melting water, the aura of human beings, and the prosperityof city. the ancient and modern scenery here together paints amagnificent picture.
thisis an ancient town precipitated from history. the long-standing yearshave endowed her with profound thoughts and broad-mindedness.wenshang county was called the state of jue in the shang dynasty, andzhongdu in the spring and autumn period. later, it was renamedwenshang, because the dawen river (called wenshui river in ancienttimes) originating in the tailai mountains flows from east to westthrough the northern part of this area. in chinese, wenshangliterally means “on the riverside of wenshui”. from ancient timesto the present days, this ancient city is always full of vitalitywith its own unique advantages.
thisis a place endowed with fine spirits of the universe. the richcultural reserves give her an elegant and simple temperament.wenshang is one of the birthplaces of the beixin culture and thedawenkou culture, where confucianism culture, buddhist culture, canalculture and ancestor culture complement each other. when confuciusfirst became an official, he served as the governor of zhongdu, wherehe achieved outstanding performance and was imitated by many neighborstates. li bai, a famous poet of the tang dynasty, traveled all overthe territory of wenshang and wrote a number of masterpieces handeddown from time to time here. the beijing-hangzhou grand canal, whichstretched a distance of 1797 kilometers, used to flow throughwenshang. the nanwang water diversion hub located in wenshang used tohelp the grand canal run smoothly for more than 500 years, which wasincluded in the list of world cultural heritage. touching wenshang’sthousand-year-old history, the romantic feelings of literati andpoets can move people from the ancient times to the present days.
thisis a thriving new city. its high spirits give her passion andvitality. nowadays, the industrial foundation here is solid, with anational textile and garment industry cluster, a provincial-levelconstruction machinery industry cluster, and a provincial-levelchemical industry park. it was awarded as china famous casualclothing manufacturing city and national pilot zone for regionalbrand building of textile and clothing industry cluster. during thehistorical intersection of the “two hundred-years” project,wenshang keeps pace with the times, resolutely responds to thechallenges, takes the initiative to seize opportunities, overcomesdifficulties, and works hard so as to speed up the construction of amodernized powerful county in the well-off society era.
developmentneeds to be promoted by actions and excellent spirit needs to beinherited. from the ideal world that confucius aspired to, to theharmonious and simple reality, 2,500 years have passed throughancient and modern times. the righteous spirit gene rooted in theblood of wenshang people has accomplished a new era of innovation anddevelopment.