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Dongjiang Lake: A pearl in Central China’s Hunan province

Updated: Jul 31,2015 8:49 AM     chinadaily.com.cn

Visitors are marveled at the green mountains and crystal clear water shrouded in fog at the Dongjiang Lake in Chenzhou, Hunan province, July 26, 2015. [Photo by Liu Liwei/For chinadaily.com.cn]

Dongjiang Lake is located in Chenzhou city, central China’s Hunan province. It has served as a water reservation reservoir ever since it was built in 1994.

Honored as “South Dongting Lake”, the Dongjiang Lake occupies a surface width of 160 square kilometers and has a water storage capacity of 81.2 cubic meters.

As the biggest artificial lake in the middle and southern area of China, it is also the training base for water sports such as kayaking and water-bicycle.

Morning at the Dongjiang Lake in Chenzhou, Hunan province, July 26, 2015.[Photo by Liu Liwei/For chinadaily.com.cn]

The mountains being reflected by the crystal water at the Dongjiang Lake in Chenzhou, Hunan province, July 26, 2015.[Photo by Liu Liwei/For chinadaily.com.cn]

The misty fairyland of the Dongjiang Lake in Hunan province, July 26, 2015.[Photo by Liu Liwei/For chinadaily.com.cn]

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