is an important tourist destination in the northwest of Hunan
Province. It has an area of 9,563 square kilometers and a population
of 1.5 million.
Zhangjiajie lies in the Wulingshan mountain area. It has a subtropical monsoon climate with an annual average temperature of 16.8ºC, and has 268 frost-free days. Annual rainfall averages 1,382 millimeters.
Zhangjiajie is rich in forest and water resources. Mineral deposits include coal, iron, lead, zinc, phosphorus, and barite.
Industries include chemical fertilizer, textile, and papermaking.
The chief farm products of Zhangjiajie are rice, oranges, tea, bamboo, tung oil trees, and oil-tea camellia.
Rail, road, and water transportation facilities in Zhangjiajie are good.
Zhangjiajie is a country's forest park. The region's premier tourist attractions include the Wulingyuan scenic area. The Yuhuangdong Cave, the Puguang Temple, the Feitan Waterfall, and the Tianmenshan Mountain. The famous products are polemos, Maojian tea, Longxia tea, Hongza tea, and oranges.