Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Pukou District

Pukou , Jiangsu, China a city district of the City of Nanjing directly northwest across the Yangtze River from Nanjing.

Formerly the city at the southern terminus of the Tianjin-Pukou Railway. Railcars had to be ferried aross the river until it was bridged in 1968.

This district was the birthplace of celebrated Chinese historian Sima Qian in c.1213 AD.

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