Jianyang is a county-level city in Nanping prefecture in the northern part of Fujian province of the People's Republic of China.
Jianyang has rich natural resources: bamboo, tea and water power. The commercial publishers there, from the 11th-17th Centuries, were amongst the biggest three of the Song dynasty and Yuan dynasty.
Jianyang bore a famous legal medical expert Song Ci, who wrote a famous book Xi yuan ji lu; it was the first book about legal medical research, and laid a solid foundation for China's medical jurisprudence. This year a teleplay called ''A Legal Medical Expert of the Song Dynasty'' was popular, more than 200 million people watching it at 8 pm; the audience rating passed the News.
Zhu Xi was a philosopher of the Song Dynasty who taught in Kaoting college in Jianyang.