Shangrao 上饶


Chinese Name: 上饶

English Name: Shangrao;Shangjao

Other Name: Xinzhou信州;Guangxin广信

Abbreviation: 饶 Rao

Zip Code: 33 40 00

Population: 6.437 million

Shangrao 上饶
Shangrao 上饶

Brief Introduction

Shangrao 上饶, a prefecture-level city of Jiangxi Province, is one of the important urban agglomeration cities in the middle reaches of the Yangtze River.

Shangrao is located in the northeast the west of the Yangtze River, with Zhejiang in the east, Fujian in the south, and Anhui in the north. It is at the intersection of the Yangtze River Delta region, the economic zone on the west coast of the Straits, and the Poyang Lake ecological economic zone. It is known as an “excellent and rich, ecological capital”, “all-directions thoroughfare” and “the first gateway of Yuzhang”. Shangrao has many famous mountains and scenic spots. As early as the Tang Dynasty, Shangrao has been a tourist resort. Officials, celebrities, and literati of all dynasties left numerous travel notes, poems, and songs. The territory has a rich landscape, red revolution sites and ancient color culture remains.

As of June 2020, Shangrao has jurisdiction over 3 municipal districts, 8 counties, and 1 county-level city. In 2021, Shangrao achieved a GDP of 304.35 billion yuan and a permanent population of 6.437 million at the end of the year.

Famous Attractions in Shangrao

Shangrao has 5 national wetland parks and 6 provincial wetland parks. One world geopark and one World Natural Heritage; There are 9 national forest parks and 19 provincial forest parks. There are 3 national 5A-level tourist attractions and 23 national 4A-level tourist attractions. A list of 17 key cultural relics under state protection; There are 2 national nature reserves and 3 provincial nature reserves.

Shangrao 上饶
Jiangxi Sanqingshan Geopark 江西三清山地质公园

Some special scenic spots in Shangrao

  • Jiangxi Sanqingshan Geopark 江西三清山地质公园
  • Longhushan Geopark in Jiangxi province. 江西龙虎山地质公园。
  • Danxia, China (Guofeng Section) 中国丹霞(龟峰部分)
  • Wuyi mountain 武夷山
  • Sanqingshan Scenic Spot, Shangrao City, Jiangxi Province 江西省上饶市三清山旅游景区
  • Wuyuan Jiangwan Scenic Spot, Shangrao City, Jiangxi Province 江西省上饶市婺源江湾景区
  • Guifeng Scenic Spot, Shangrao City, Jiangxi Province 江西省上饶市龟峰景区
  • Wuyuan Xi Garden scenic spot in Shangrao City 上饶市婺源熹园景区
  • Damao Mountain Scenic area, Dexing, Shangrao city 上饶市德兴大茅山景区
  • Ten thousand years Shennong Source scenic area 万年神农源景区
  • Wuyuan Wulongyuan Scenic Spot 婺源五龙源景区
  • Shangrao Guangfeng Cymbals Mountain scenic spot 上饶广丰铜钹山景区

Famous Universities in Shangrao

In 2019, Shangrao enrolled 16,000 students in general higher education, with 39,000 students and 10,000 graduates. Adult higher education enrolls 7,763 students, including 19,456 students and 4,594 graduates. Regular senior high schools enroll 62,000 students, 170,000 students and 47,000 graduates. Secondary vocational education enrolls 17,000 students, with 44,000 students and 14,000 graduates. Junior high schools enroll 122,000 students, 358,000 students and 102,000 graduates.

Shangrao 上饶
Shangrao Normal University 上饶师范学院

List of universities and colleges in Shangrao

  • Shangrao Normal University 上饶师范学院
  • Shangrao Vocational and Technical College 上饶职业技术学院
  • Jiangxi Medical College 江西医学高等专科学校

Diet of Shangrao

Shangrao city’s diet is representative of Jiangxi’s local flavor, Shangrao’s local specialties belong to Jiangxi cuisine and Raobang cuisine 饶帮菜. Raobang cuisine originated in ancient Xinzhou, and the ancient Xinzhou was the center, and including Guangxi, Wuyuan, Guangfeng, Yanshan, Yushan county (district) delicacies.

Shangrao 上饶
Wuyuan purse red carp 婺源荷包红鲤

Some specialty snacks in Shangrao

  • Guifeng braised pork 龟峰扣肉
  • Wannian gong mi 万年贡米
  • Yugan chili 余干辣椒
  • Guangfeng White ears yellow chicken 广丰白耳黄鸡
  • Guangfeng Majia Pomelo 广丰马家柚
  • Shangrao honey 上饶蜂蜜
  • Yiyang Rice cake 弋阳年糕
  • Lin Hu garlic 临湖大蒜
  • Wuyuan purse red carp 婺源荷包红鲤
  • Wuyuan green tea 婺源绿茶
  • The geyuan nb-ta tofu 葛源豆腐
  • Yiyang Damike 弋阳大米粿
  • Qingming fruit 清明果

Shangrao Transportation

Ports: There are 9 ports in Shangrao city (Poyang Port, Yugan Port, Wanian Port, Yiyang port, Yanshan port, Shangrao port, Xinzhou port, Yushan Port, and Hengfeng port), with a waterway cargo throughput of 3.542 million tons and passenger throughput of 829,000 people.

Aviation: Shangrao built Sanqingshan Airport三清山机场, the airport is located in the south of Shangrao City’s back door tang, administrative divisions are Xinzhou District Maojialing Street, Guangxin District Zunqiao township, and Zaotou town, 8 kilometers away from the city center as a straight line, for 4C civil branch airport, positioned as a tourist service airport.

Shangrao, Jiangxi. China

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