The Richest Village In China ( Huaxi Village )

Category: Sense of Place

 

Photo and caption by YUMI OTA

This is the view of villas built for residents in the Huaxi village of Jiangyin, Jiangsu province, China. Huaxi village was established in 1961 and was a poor farming community, typical of eastern China. Over the past 40 years, under the leadership of Wu Rengbao, villagers tried to spread the slogan of striving and co-working, and worked hard at establishing the socialistic new village and now this village is the richest village in China.

Location: Jiangyin, Jiangsu province, China

 

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