Feb 20 2016

The mystery of Jiande 建德

I often hear people from Dongzhi (Anhui) mention Jiande 建德. I vaguely remember it’s an ancient city/county that no longer exist. But I was wrong. Google 安徽建德 I got the following:

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  1. zh wiki, from Qing dynasty 清朝安徽建德縣知縣
  2. baike, this not only claims one of tourist spots in Anhui 建德是安徽省旅游景点最集中的地区之一, the web is sizable.
  3. baike, an old county in Anhui 安徽省原建德县

I was confused. An inquire with a local official, I was told, “the web site is inaccurate.” Gosh! Some official sites, for example, this Dongzhi page links to its government site at www.ahdongzhi.gov.cn, in fact isn’t working (www.dongzhi.gov.cn works tho). Hello, is anybody home?

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Feb 20 2016

Is Jiande still exist?

Jiande, Anhui province in China. This article is sizable:

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