It is a city with a long cultural history in China. Historically well known celebrities include: Zhang Zhongjing , Han Yu , Kou Zhun , Fan Zhongyan , Yao Xueyin , Zhou Daxin etc.
Agriculture is the No.1 including wheat, cotton, maize, sesame, yellow beans, peppers, tobacco, etc.
Industry: Cigarette-packing, Jade art sculpting, Food processing, etc.
Airplane to nearest Nanyang airport; Drive along the National Expressway Network . Railway by K149, K206/K207, K205/K208, K184, 6010/6011/6014, 1512/1513, 1389/1390, 1165/1168, 1126/1127. Public bus transport: many
Lan Xiu Ting , Pagoda of Fu Sheng, relics of ancient city wall and the recently built touring area along the Tuan River.
Dengzhou No.1 High School is the most popular high school of the city. Nanyang No.4 Teachers College is the only college of the city licensed to issue certified educational diplomas to students.