600-year-old county in SW China well preserved

15:26, April 19, 2011      

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A city gate is seen in Weishan Yi and Hui Autonomous County, southwest China's Yunnan Province, April 18, 2011.

The well-preserved Weishan has a history of more than 600 years. Sixteen sites of the Neolithic Era have been discovered in Weishan and the county has preserved more than 2,100 cultural relices in museums and boasts 30 plus cultural relics sites under province, prefecture and county level protection.

In 1994, the ancient Weishan County was listed as a historical and cultural city of China. (Xinhua/Yang Zongyou)

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