Jinxiuzhonghua

1981 UX9 . Discovered 1981 Oct. 24 at the Purple Mountain Observatory at Nanking.

The name reflects the natural beauty and ancient civilization of China. Jinxiuzhonghua, or "Splendid China", is the largest miniature scenic spot in the world. Situated in Shenzhen, in the southern part of China, and constructed by China Travel Service, it is an attractive place for tourists and well-known for its outstanding scenery, including the Great Wall, the Imperial Palace, the Terra-Cotta Warriors and Horses of Qin Shihuang Mausoleum, and scenic and historical sites such as Guilin, Suzhou {see planet (2719)} and Hangzhou. (M 17221)

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