The Poetic and Picturesque Grassland
“Sky is like a dome that covers the wild field;
Under the blue sky and on the vast field, cows and sheep can be seen as wind blows onto the grass.”
This is the scene illustrated in the Chi Le Song,
Hello to all!
I am Zhang Jiawen, Head of Duerbote Mongolia Nationality Autonomous County in Heilongjiang Province.
It is my pleasure to introduce you
this resourceful，picturesque and beautiful grassland with cultural diversity,Duerbote.
is profound in history
and rich in national cultures.
She is the only minority autonomous county in Heilongjiang Province
and one of the eight Mongolia Nationality Autonomous Counties.
Early in Fifth Century，
there was the appearance of human beings.
Dongtuchengzi Old City, Haotiangele Old City
have revealed the ancient culture from Liao (907 -1125) and Jin Dynasty（1115－1234）.
During Jiajing Period of Ming Dynasty (1522-1566)
the descendants of Habutu Hasal, the younger brother of Genghis Khan,
named this place Duerbote.
Afterwards, Mongolian culture, the customs of living in the courier station and Central Plain customs have been mingling in Duerbote,
where incubated the glorious grassland culture.
Mongolia, Han, Manchu and Hui nationality in total of 21 nationalities
have been gathered, lived and developed here.
Morin khuur, Mongolian Long Tune and Andai Dance
are conveying the ethics and politeness of our characteristics.
Nadam Fair, Winter Fishing and Hunting Festival and Snow Kite Race
are portraying the uniqueness of our cultural landscape.
is bountiful in local products and is born to have advantaged resources.
She is right at the renowned golden latitude,
On this vast expanse of black soil land,
there is a 3126 square kilometers grassland,
a 553 square kilometers wetland,
the 1366 square kilometers surface water,
a 720 square kilometers forest and a 1866 square kilometers farmland.
There also have resources such as the bountiful petroleum, natural gas, placer and subterranean heat,
which construct a natural resource system with multiple enrichments.
Here, the area of water and grass and the amount of reeds and herbs rank first among the counties in Heilongjiang Province.
is thriving in terms of its production industries
and is promising in its development.
The planting area of the ecological and organic species is about 1067 square kilometers.
Standardized dairy farms have increased to 100 of them.
Over 20 Provincial-level Aquaculture Demonstration Areas have went into business.
It is a well-known National Rice Production County,
National Best Dairy Production County,
the Land of Mung Beans in China,
the Land of Arctic Fox in China,
and the No.1 County of Protosalanx in China.
Many famous companies worldwide have settled in China
which equipped Duerbote with the engine for the development of “farming first, products last and agriculture first, industry last”.
Asia is the largest Infant Formula Milk Powder Production Base.
National Famous Intensive Processing Base for Corn and Soybean have settled in our county.
Enormous potential in resources and advantaged industries as the foundation
have created a brighter future for Duerbote.
has elegant environment
and is suitable for living, working and travel.
She has become a National-level Ecological County.
The Western Region of Longjiang tourist line is acknowledged as the National Top Ten Tourist Line.
This more than 6000 square kilometers land
encompasses varied ecological systems such as grassland, wetland, rivers and forests.
Half of the National Nature Reserve of Zhalong is in Duerbote.
National Level 4A Tourism Districts for example, Lianhuan Lake, Amuta Resort
and distinctive scenic spots such as Garidi
look like a jade and pearl inlaid on the Duerbote grassland.
The accessible transportation such as Harbin Airport, Daqing Airport, Haqi High-speed Railway
to find the footprint of migratory birds
to look up at the starry sky
and to wander in this Land of Snow Kite in China.
It will be your blessed land to achieve well-being.
Appreciate the poetic and picturesque grassland
Ride on the horse in pride
Travel to the gorgeous wetland
Shower in the nourishing hot spring water
Worship in the sacred place for prayers
Taste the local food of nationalities
250 thousand grassland people and I
are looking forward to your coming.