Wushan County, Gansu
|Country||People's Republic of China|
|• Total||2,011 km2 (776 sq mi)|
|Highest elevation||3,120 m (10,240 ft)|
|Lowest elevation||1,340 m (4,400 ft)|
|• Density||250/km2 (640/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+8 (China Standard)|
Wushan County (simplified Chinese: 武山县; traditional Chinese: 武山縣; pinyin: Wǔshān Xiàn) is a county in the east of Gansu Province of China. It is under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Tianshui. Its postal code is 741300, and in 1999 its population was 418,648 people. The population in 2017 was 500,000 people.
Humans have inhabited the area since at least 38,000 years ago. The county was knows as Xinxing (新兴县) during the Eastern Han Dynasty (188 AD). During the Song dynasty it was named Ningyuan (宁远县). Since the Republic of China it holds the current name.
Wushan County is divided to 13 towns and 2 townships.
- Zuitou Township(咀头乡)
- Yan'an Township (沿安乡)
Wushan food is a mix of Lanzhou, Sichuan and Tibetan cuisine. Specialities from the region are:
- Donut shaped Youtiao
- Pork and beef hotpot
- Barbecue trout
- Dandan noodles
- Jiaotuan: sticky corn-flour jelly
- Jiangshui (浆水): a kind of sour vegetable soup
- Tianpei: Sweet highland barley dessert
- Fried artichoke balls (洋芋丸子): Deep-fried flour-artichoke balls
- Sanfan (馓饭): glutinous flour soup with beans
- Guanguan tea (罐罐茶) – a kind of tea brewed with rock sugar, jujube, Chinese wolfberry and longan in a clay pot on a fire.
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