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Inner Mongolia, green steppe, arid desert and lengthy sections of the Great Wall of...

Inner Mongolia is a vast territory that stretches in a great crescent for some 1,490 miles (2,400 km) across northern China. Its capital is Hohhot (Huhehaote). Han (Chinese) constitute the bulk of the population, and the largest minority population is that of the Mongols. Minor...
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Fujian province: Eight parts mountain, one part water, and one part farmland

Fujian province on the southeast coast of mainland China is bordered by Zhejiang to the north, Jiangxi to the west, Guangdong to the south, and the Taiwan Strait to the east. The province is also known historically as Min, for the “seven Min tribes” that inhabited the area during the Zhou dynasty (1046–256 BCE). Its capital is Fuzhou, while...
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Liaoning – economically advanced province in North Eastern China

Liaoning is a northern coastal province in Northeast China on the shore of Yellow Sea. It is the smallest but most populous province in the region. Liaoning Province, often called 'the Golden Triangle' because of its superior geographical location, includes boundaries on the Yellow Sea, the...
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Anhui – the province where the Yellow Mountain rises by the Yangtze River

The name "Anhui" derives from the names of two cities: Anqing and Huizhou. The abbreviation for Anhui is "Chinese: 皖" after the historical State of Wan, Mount Wan, and the Wan river. It is one of the country’s smallest provinces. The Yellow Mountains or Huangshan...
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Qinghai: a province named after an inland lake

Qinghai is located on the northeastern part of the Tibetan Plateau. The Yellow River originates in the southern part of the province, while the Yangtze and Mekong have their sources in the southwestern part. Qinghai is separated by the Riyue Mountain into pastoral and agricultural zones in the...
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Jiangsu: economic and commercial center since ancient times

Jiangsu's name is a compound of the first elements of the names of the two cities of Jiangning (now Nanjing) and Suzhou. Since the Sui and Tang dynasties, Jiangsu has been a national economic and commercial center, partly due to the construction of the Grand Canal. Cities...

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World’s Most Dangerous Hiking Trail on Mount Huashan

As wonderful as Chinese tea is, it is definitely not something you’d closely associate with exhilaration, adrenaline and the fear of death. Mt. Huashan...
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