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16 ancient Chinese villages on award list

updated: 2009-11-20

The "Ancient Chinese Village Award" is a bi-annual event supported by UNESCO and hosted by the China Society of Territorial Economists. Starting from 2006, the event aims to promote ancient Chinese villages and raise public awareness on preservation of the natural and cultural aspects of these villages.

The "2nd Chinese Ancient Village Award" was held in Yingtan Village, Xingtai County, Hebei Province on April 16. After over six months of research, a total of 16 villages were on the awards list. The awards ceremony will be held in Beijing in early December with those from academic, political, and media circles in attendance.

Here are the 16 ancient Chinese villages chosen in the second round through voting:

No. 1 Yingtan Village, Luluo Town, Xingtai County, Hebei Province

No. 2 Furong Village, Yantou Town, Yongjia County, Zhejiang Province

No. 3 Wendou Village, Hekou Town, Jinping County, Guizhou Province

No. 4 Changjiao Village, Molin Town, Nanjing County, Fujian Province

No. 5 Ditou Village, Daruoyan Town, Yongjia County, Zhejiang Province

No. 6 Yubei Village, Yantan Town, Yongjia County, Zhejiang Province

No. 7 Hekeng Village, Shuyang Town, Nanjing County, Fujian Province

No. 8 Hougou Village, Dongzhao Town, Yuci District, Jinzhong City, Shanxi Province

No. 9 Shiqiao Village, Shuyang Town, Nanjing County, Fujian Province

No. 10 Chayuankeng Village, Yongjia County, Zhejiang Province

No. 11 Jijiazhai Village, Yongjia County, Zhejiang Province

No. 12 Meilin Village, Nanjing County, Fujian Province

No. 13 Shuiduikeng Village, Ouhai District, Wenzhou City, Zhejiang Province

No. 14 Huangtian Village, Jingxian County, Anhui Province

No. 15 Wuya Village, Neixiang Town, Nanyang City, Henan Province

No. 16 Linkeng Village, Huangnan Town, Yongjia Coutny, Zhejiang Province

 

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