Deyang City was founded in 1983 by the authority of the State Council. It dominates Jingyang District, Guanghan, Shifang, Mianzhu, Zhongjian County and Luojian County, with a total area of 5954 square kilometers and a population of 3,800,000. The transportation here is very convenient. There are railroads such as Baoji-Chengdu Line, Chengdu-Da Line, and Chengdu-Mianyang Expressway and the National Highway 108. What's more, there are Shuanlui International Airport in the south and South Minyan Airport in the north.
Deyang enjoys very good natural conditions. It is the bases of rice, cotton, edible oil, pigs, and tobacco. Most areas of Deyang Prefecture take advantage of the natural irrigation system of Dujiang Weirs. Also, there are varied animals and plants, including plants of first-grade state protection: dove tree, metasequoia and fir, and animals of first-grade state protection: giant panda, Sichuan snub-nose monkey, yakin and leopard. So the Chinese often refer to Sichuan as the "Tianfuzhiguo"(meaning "Land of Abundance" or "Land of Plenty"), with the province being in abundance of natural recourses, cultural heritages and local products.
What to See in Deyang
With a long history, Deyang boasts tourism resources. The human landscape and nature landscapes compete with each other for beauty. Such as the Sanxingdui relics, Pantong Ancestral Temple, White Horse Frontier Pass, Luofengpo, Zhugeshuangzhong Ancestral Temple. Relics of the Three Kingdoms(Wei, Shu Han and Wu -which divided China from A.D. 222―280 in the Chinese history) relics make visitors linger on and forget the time to return, with the fresh air and beautiful landscapes in Yinghua Mountain, Jiudin Mountains, Ziyian Mountains