%0 Journal Article
	%A Zhang Yu
	%D 2019
	%J International Journal of Urban and Civil Engineering
	%B World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology
	%I Open Science Index 145, 2019
	%T The Investigation and Analysis of Village Remains in Jinzhong Prefecture of Shanxi Province, China
	%U https://publications.waset.org/pdf/10009916
	%V 145
	%X Shanxi Province is a province with a long history in China. The historical characteristics of Jinzhong Prefecture in Shaanxi Province are very prominent. This research has done a lot of field research and analysis, and has analyzed a large number of documents. The formation and characteristics of villages in Jinzhong Prefecture are summarized. But the remains of many areas have not been systematically discovered and analyzed. This study found that the reasons for the formation of villages are natural, cultural, traffic and economic reasons. It mainly includes water, mountain, and developed business culture during the Ming and Qing Dynasties. By analyzing the evolution characteristics of each period, the characteristics and remains of the existing villages are explained in detail. These types of relics mainly include courtyards, fortresses, and Exchange shops. This study can provide systematic guidance on the protection of future village remains.

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