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BEIJING

A s the capital city of the PRC (the People’s Republic of China), a municipality and a national central city, Beijing is viewed as China’s political, cultural, financial decision-making and management center where the government and NPC (National People’s Congress) are based. Read More.

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TIANJIN

T ianjin, called Jin for short, which is a municipality of the People’s Republic of China, acts as a national central city, economic center of Northern China, economic center of the Circum-Bohai-Sea Region, international shipping center in Northern China…Read More.

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SHANGHAI

S hanghai, also called Hu for short, is the biggest city in China and one municipality directly under the central government. As one significant national central city in China and a prosperous cosmopolitan city renowned in the world, Shanghai sits at the estuary of Yangtze River, and faces Kyushu Island of Japan across the sea. Read More.

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CHONGQING

C hongqing, Ba or Yu for short, is also called Mountain City, Yu City, the City of Fog and the City of Bridges. As one of the four municipalities in China and a central city of the nation, Chongqing is the center of economy, finance, shipping, politics, culture, education and technology…Read More.

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DALIAN

D alian, the second largest city in Liaoning Province, is located at the south of Liaodong Peninsula, adjacent to the Yellow Sea in the east and Bohai Sea in the west. As one of the five specially designated cities in the state plan, one of the fifteen sub-provincial cities and one of the fourteen opened coastal cities, Dalian is served as the window for the opening up of China’s northeast to the world, the international…Read More.

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GUANGZHOU

A s China’s third largest city, Guangzhou, or Sui for short, is situated in central southern Guangdong, and on the central northern edge of the Pearl River Delta. It is China’s southern gate, one of China’s central cities, an international metropolis, one of China’s 3 largest comprehensive portal cities, a famous port city in the world, one of China’s economic, financial, trade, shipping, and exhibition centers…Read More.

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CHENGDU

C hengdu, also known as “Rong”, is the capital city of Sichuan Province. As a sub-provincial and regional central city, Chengdu plays a vital role in politics, culture, commerce and trade, finance, science and education, military, transportation and communication. In addition, it boasts the largest airport with the 1st comprehensive strength in western part of China. Read More.

NANJING

N anjing, simplified as “Ning”, has another name Jinling. With a history of over 2,500 years as a city and nearly a history of 500 years as a capital, it is one of the 4 major ancient capitals in China, enjoying the titles “Ancient Capital for Six Dynasties” and “Capital City for Ten Dynasties”. Read More.

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XIAN

X i’an, called Chang’an or Jingzhao in ancient times, is one of the four famous ancient capitals of the world. It is located in one of the birthplaces of Chinese civilization as well as one of the cradles of the Chinese people. It represents an outstanding miniature version of Chinese culture, and is the starting point of the Silk Road. Read More.

HANGZHOU

A s the provincial capital of Zhejiang Province, Hangzhou is abbreviated to “Hang”, being one of the seven ancient cities of China, one of the first batch of historic and cultural cities of China, the best tourist city in China, the political, economic, cultural and financial center and transportation and communication hub of Zhejiang Province, and the core city of Hangzhou metropolitan circle. Read More.

SANYA

L ocated in the southernmost of Hainan Island and boasting blue sky, clear water and attractive coconut trees, Sanya is China’s southernmost tropical seaside tourist city. Nicknamed Deer City, Sanya covers a land area of 1,919.58 km2, a sea area of 6,000 km2, and a population of 685,000 of Li, Miao, Hui and Han people, bordering Lingshui County in the east, Ledong County in the…Read More.

LHASA

S ituated in the middle of Tibet Plateau, and to the north of the Himalayas, Lhasa was built in the valley plain of Lhasa River, a branch of Yarlung Zangbo River. As a capital city, Lhasa is the political, economic, cultural and transportation center of Tibet. It covers an area of 29,518 square kilometers, with a population of 540,500, made up of people from over 30 ethnic groups including Tibetan, Han, Hui, Manchu, etc. Read More.

SUZHOU

S uzhou, one of the megalopolises in East China, which is listed among the first batch of historic and cultural cities, is one of China’s ten major tourist cities. Located in the Yangtze River Delta, it is located in the southeastern part of Jiangsu Province, called Wu County in ancient times. The ancient city of Suzhou was first built during the reign of King He Lu of Wu State in 514 B.C. over 2,500 years ago. Read More.

GUILIN

G uilin is famous for its unique landscapes, brilliant history and culture. As an international tourist city, it is known as a tourist city with its landscape ranking first. Rich in tourism resources, it is characterized by the following advantages: First, beautiful and unique landscapes; typical karst topography makes it rank first in “green hills, elegant rivers, strange caves and beautiful stones” with a world-renowned reputation. Read More.

HEBEI

H ebei, Ji for short, has Shijiazhuang as its provincial capital. Under the jurisdiction of the States of Zhao and Yan almost throughout the Warring States Period, Hebei gained its name of Yanzhao. Located in northern China, Hebei lies to the north of the Zhang River, borders on the Bohai Sea to the east, and almost encircles Beijing and Tianjin completely. Read More.

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SHANXI

S hanxi, “Jin” for short, is in the west of Taihang Mountains and the east of Yellow River. Shanxi is located in the west of the Taihang Mountains, hence its name. In the Spring and Autumn Period, the territory was mostly owned by the state of Jin, so Shanxi is called as “Jin”. Read More.

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LIAONING

L iaoning Province, called “Liao” for short, with Shenyang as its capital, is composed of 14 prefecture-level cities, including two sub-provincial cities Shenyang and Dalian. Situated in the northeast of China, Liaoning is adjacent to Bohai Sea and Huanghai Sea in the south and bordered to the vast industrial base in the north. Read More.

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JILIN

J ilin Province, with its abbreviation as Ji, has a territory of 187,400 square kilometers, accounting for 2% of the total national territory. Its capital city is Changchun. Jilin Province sits at the geometric center of Northeast Asia as comprised by Japan, Russia, North Korea, South Korea, Mongolia and Northeast China…Read More.

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HEILONGJIANG

H eilongjiang is the northeastern most province in China. In Heilongjiang Province there are 9 excellent tourism cities, i.e., Harbin, Qiqihar, Mudanjiang, Jiamusi, Daqing, Yichun, Acheng, Suifenhe, Hulin, and Tieli. Natural reserves: There are 15 national-level reserves and 35 provincial-level reserves in all in Heilongjiang. Read More.

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JIANGSU

J iangsu, the biggest province of China, is called “Su” for short and located on China’s east coast. In 1667, it was established because of the east-and-west separation of Jiangnan Administration Commission. The name of the province is the abbreviation of the “Provincial Administration Commission that administrates Jiangnan covering Jiangning…Read More.

ZHEJIANG

Z hejiang Province is abbreviated to “Zhe”, with Hangzhou as its provincial capital. Zhejiang, which has a long history and splendid culture, is one of the cradles of ancient Chinese civilization and an important cradle of culture of the State of Wu and the State of Yue. Read More.

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FUJIAN

F ujian Province, abbreviated to “Min”, is situated on the southeast coast of China, bordered by Zhejiang Province to the northeast, Jiangxi Province to the northwest, Guangdong Province to the southwest, and Taiwan to the east across the Taiwan Strait. Read More.

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JIANGXI

J iangxi Province, Gan for short, is located in the south riverbank of the middle and lower reaches of Yangtze River, the southeast of China. Near Zhejiang Province and Fujian Province in the east, connecting with Guangdong Province in the south, and adjacent to Hunan Province in the west, Jiangxi connects with the Yangtze River…Read More.

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ANHUI

A nhui, “Wan” for short, is an inland province of China, and is geographically part of the East China region. Located across the basins of the Yangtze River and Huai River, it borders Jiangsu Province, Zhejiang Province, Shandong Province, Henan Province, Hubei Province and Jiangxi Province. Read More.

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SHANDONG

S handong Province is abbreviated as “Lu”, and its name refers to the province’s location to the east of the Taihang Mountains. The province is located on the eastern coastal areas of China and in the lower reaches of the Yellow River and borders the Yellow Sea to the east, and the Bohai Sea to the north. Read More.

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HENAN

H enan Province, “Yu” for short, is located in the central part of China. It was called Central Plains in ancient times. It is located in central and eastern part of China, and in the middle and lower reaches of Yellow River with Zhengzhou as its provincial capital. Read More.

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HUBEI

H ubei, “E” for short, is also named “the Province of Thousands of Lakes”. Hubei is located in the middle part of China, middle reaches of Changjiang River, and north of Dongting Lake, so it gets its name. Hubei is adjacent to Henan in the north, connected with Anhui in the east, near Jiangxi…Read More.

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HUNAN

H unan Province is located in the regions south of the Yangtze River, and also the middle reaches of the Yangtze River, facing Jiangxi on the east, connecting Chongqing and Guizhou on the west, adjoining Guangdong and Guangxi on the south and adjoining Hubei on the north. Read More.

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GUANGDONG

G uangdong is also called “Yue” for short. As a coastal province located at the southern end of mainland China, Guangdong lies to the south of the Nan Mountains, borders on the South China Sea to the south, shares borders with Hong Kong, Macao, Guangxi, Hunan, Jiangxi, and Fujian, and faces Hainan across the sea. Read More.

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HAINAN

L ocated in the southernmost of China, Hainan Province is China’s second largest island, only secondary to Taiwan, facing Guangdong Province across the Qiongzhou Strait in the north, the Socialist Republic of Vietnam across Beibu Gulf in the west, Taiwan Province across the South China Sea in the east, and the Philippines…Read More.

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SICHUAN

S ichuan, known as Bashu in ancient times, is a land of abundance and full of nature bestows, thus gaining the reputation as “the Essence of the Landscape in the world.” Sichuan has a profound history and magnificent culture. Read More.

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GUIZHOU

G uizhou Province, also called “Qian” or “Gui” for short, is located in the southeast part of Southwest China, bordering Hunan Province to the east, Guangxi Province to the south and Yunnan Province to the west and Sichuan Province and Chongqing City to the north. Read More.

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YUNNAN

L ocated in the southwestern part of China and with Kunming as its capital, Yunnan Province, also called “Dian” or “Yun” for short, is one of the important birthplaces of mankind. Yunnan Yuanmou Man dating back to 1.7 million years ago has been identified to be the earliest human being in China and Asia. Read More.

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SHAANXI

I n inland Chinese province located in the middle reaches of the Yellow River, Shaanxi, or Shan or Qin for short, is the province sharing borders with the largest number of provinces or prefecture-level cities in China. It stretches about 870 km from north to south while its width varies between 200 km and 500 km in the west-east direction. Read More.

GANSU

G ansu Province is the provincial-level administrative region in People’s Republic of China. Located in the upstream of the Yellow River, Gansu Province borders Shaanxi to the east, Sichuan and Qinghai to the south, Xinjiang to the west and Inner Mongolia and Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region to the north. Read More.

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QINGHAI

Q inghai Province, also called Qing for short, is located in the northeastern part of Qinghai-Tibet Plateau and lying between the longitude of 89°35’E-003°04’E and latitude of 31°40’N -39°19’N, spanning 1,200 km from east to west, and 800 km from north to south with an area of 72.12 km2. Read More.

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INNER MONGOLIA

L ocated in the northern part of China, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region has an area of 1.183 million square kilometers, accounting for 12.3% of the total and ranking third in China. Like a belt extending 2400 km from east to west and 1700 km from north to south, this region borders 8 provinces/autonomous regions in China’s northeast, north and northwest. Read More.

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GUANGXI

G uangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, referred to as Gui, is located in the southern part of China, with Nanning as its capital. Located in the west part in southern China, Guangxi borders the Beibu Gulf and Southeast Asia in the south, Vietnam in the southwest, and Guangdong…Read More.

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NINGXIA

S ocated along the “Silk Road”, Ningxia was once an important passageway of transportation and trade between West and East China in the history.Moreover, it also boasts of the ancient Yellow River civilization, as one of the places which the Yellow River flows through. Read More.

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TIBET

L ocated in the southwest of Qinghai-Tibet Plateau with an average altitude of 4,000 meters, Tibet covers the major part of the Plateau and is crowned as the “roof of the world”. It has the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest, as well as the deepest canyon, Yarlung Zangbo Canyon. Read More.

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XINJIANG

X injiang (full name: Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region) is the provincial administrative region with the greatest land area in China. The total area of Xinjiang is 1/6 of Chinese land area, and the length of border line accounts for 1/4. Read More.

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