Category: China

Yunnan, China

Yunnan, China

Yunnan, Yünnan, Jünnan, province in southwest China, on the border with Myanmar, Laos and Vietnam, 436 200 km 2, (2010) 46.0 million residents; The capital is Kunming. Two thirds of the population are Chinese,...

Shandong, China

Shandong, China

Shandong [ ʃ an-], Shantung, Shantung [ ʃ -], province on the northeast coast of China, 153,300 km 2, (2010) 95.8 million residents (in terms of population, Shandong ranks second among all provinces in...

Liaoning, China

Liaoning, China

Liaoning, Liauning, province in northeast China, in southern Manchuria, 151,000 km 2, (2010) 43.7 million residents (including 5.7 million Manchu – almost half of all Manchu in China -, including Mongols, Koreans and Hui);...

Shaanxi, China

Shaanxi, China

Shaanxi [ ʃ a ː nçi ː ], Shenxi [ ʃ ənçi ː ], Shensi, Schensi, province in northwest China, in the east largely bounded by the Hwangho, 195,800 km 2, (2010) 37.3 million...

Nanjing, China

Nanjing, China

Nanjing [Chinese »southern capital«], Nanching [-d ʒ i ŋ ], Nanking, capital of Jiangsu Province, China, on the right bank of the Yangtze River (300 km above its mouth), 8.0 million residents in the...

Kaiserkanal (Great Canal)

World Heritages in China Part 7

Fanjingshan (World Heritage) Fanjingshan (World Heritage) According to commit4fitness, the 2570 meter high mountain in southwest China is part of the Wuling Mountains. Over the course of millions of years, erosion in the humid...

Chengjiang Fossil Site

World Heritages in China Part 6

Silk Road Routes in Tian Shan (World Heritage) The routes of the Silk Road in Tian Shan are a 5000 km long section of the Silk Road. The section stretches from Chang’an / Luoyang,...

Tusi sites

World Heritages in China Part 5

Shennongjia – forest area in the Chinese province of Hubei (World Heritage) Shennongjia is located in the province of Hubei (also Hupeh, Hupei) in central China. Two areas were designated as World Heritage in...

Westsee Cultural Landscape

World Heritages in China Part 4

Xanadu (World Heritage) From Xanadu, today Shangdu in Inner Mongolia, the summer residence of the Mongol ruler Khubilai from the 13th century, only remnants of the wall remain. Xanadu: facts Official title: Xanadu –...

Mount Sanqingshan National Park

World Heritages in China Part 3

Koguryŏ Ruins (World Heritage) Three old, not yet fully excavated cities of the Koguryŏ culture and 40 graves are protected. The Koguryŏ kingdom probably existed from 37 BC. BC to AD 668 in northern...