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Gansu

Province:       

Gansu

Official Name:

Gānsùshěng

Status:

Province

Chinese Characters:

Population Figure:    

approx. 25 million

Area:

approx. 450,000 square kilometer

Location:       

Central-China

An oblong territory which reaches from the North to the South of China.

Adjacent provinces: Inner Mongolia, Ningxia, Qinghai, Shaanxi, Sichuan, Xinjiang

Capital City:

Lanzhou

Sights:

Dunhuang is one of the most famous tourist attractions and located directly at the Silk Route.

The grottos of Dunhuang with their beautiful mural paintings are of world fame.

The Bingling-Temple, which is located 70 km south of Lanzhou, as well as the fortress Jiayuguan at the western end of the Great Wall.

General Information:           

83% of Gansu’s population are Han-Chinese. The largest minority groups are the Hui and the Tibetans.

Links:

www.gansu.gov.cn :
Gansu’s official website
http://www.china.org.cn/
Information about Gansu on china.org.cn

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