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Yuxi (建阳) is a city with more than 100 000 inhabitants in Yunnan province of the People's Republic of China. Sun Xueming is the mayor of Yuxi City. The author of China's National Anthem", Nie Er was from Yuxi. Many of the residents of Yuxi belong to ethnic minorities. Yunnan (Simplified Chinese: 云南; Traditional Chinese: 雲南; pinyin: Yúnnán) is a province of the Peoples Republic of China, located in the far southwestern corner of the country. ... Nie Er (Simplified Chinese: 聂耳; Pinyin: niè ěr) (February 14, 1912 - July 17, 1935) was a Chinese composer. ...


Eshan Prison

Eshan is a prison in Hongta district, Yuxi city.


Source: Laogai Handbook 2003-2004

Prefecture-level divisions of Yunnan
Prefecture-level cities: Baoshan | Kunming | Lijiang | Lincang
Qujing | Simao | Yuxi | Zhaotong
Autonomous prefectures: Chuxiong | Dali | Dehong | Diqing
Honghe | Nujiang | Wenshan | Xishuangbanna
List of Yunnan County-level divisions

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ASLA: Yuxi City (632 words)
Yuxi is a city in Yunnan province in Southwest China, adjacent to Tibet and Burma.
Yuxi is anticipated to double in population over the next twenty years.
It is trend setting for China because it demonstrates the significance of the urban landscape and open space and of ecological foundations as organizing principles to achieve functional and aesthetic cities.
China-teacher.com - Jobs and resources for teachers in china - specialized in Yunnan jobs - jobs for English ESL ... (647 words)
The colorful area of Yuxi meandered by jade color streams is surrounded by Kunming in the north, Simao Prefecture in the south,Honghe Prefecture in the east and Chuxiong Prefecture in the west.
Yuxi was once known as the "natural protective screen for the provincial capital" and the "granary of eastern Yunnan".
Yuxi is also the birthplace of the great Chinese musician Nie Er, the composer of the national anthem of China.
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