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Ancient villages catalogued for better preservation

Updated: 2014-08-01 11:33:29

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Villagers make traditional local food at Likeng village, Tuochuan township, in Wuyuan county, Jiangxi province, July 29, 2014. [Photo/Xinhua]

A study is underway in Wuyuan, to better preserve the cultural roots of historical heritage. It is among the sites in the countrywide project, "Retain nostalgia - archive the ancient villages in China". Staff from the project are researching and culturally preserving aspects of architecture, ecology, folkways and population in Wuyuan's 30 villages that date from the Ming and Qing dynasties. The information will be archived.

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