Welcome to Gongyi, a county-level city located in the middle of Henan province, South Central China. Gongyi was formerly known as Gong County and is under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Zhengzhou. With a population of 790,000 people and an area of 1,041 km2 (402 sq mi), Gongyi is a city with a rich history and cultural heritage.

Gongyi is located on the northern side of Mount Song, with the Yellow River running through the northern part of the city. Zhengzhou city proper lies 82 km (51 mi) to the east and Luoyang 76 km (47 mi) to the west. The city was once known as Zhenxun and was reputedly the capital of China during part of the Xia dynasty. Gongyi is thought to be the birthplace of the Tang dynasty poet Du Fu, often considered China’s greatest poet. The celebrated Song tombs are scattered through the towns (zhen) of Xicun, Zhitian, and Huiguo. They are the resting place for 7 emperors of the Northern Song dynasty and the father of the dynasty’s founder. There are also the graves of loyal ministers of the Song.

Administrative divisions:
As of 2012, Gongyi is divided into 5 subdistricts and 15 towns.

Gongyi has a humid subtropical climate with four distinct seasons. The average temperature is around 15.4 °C (59.7 °F), with the hottest month being July and the coldest month being January.

If you’re looking for a unique travel experience in China, Gongyi is definitely worth a visit. With its rich history, cultural heritage, and stunning natural landscapes, Gongyi is a hidden gem waiting to be discovered. Come and explore this charming city and create memories that will last a lifetime!

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