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Sichuan

Province:       

Sichuan

Official Name:

Sìchuānshěng

Status:

Province

Chinese Characters:

Population Figure:    

approx. 85 million

Area:

488, 000 square kilometer

Location:       

West-China

Adjacent provinces: Qinghai, Tibet, Yunnan, Guizhou, Chongqing, Shaanxi, Gansu

Capital City:

Chengdu

Sights:

Leshan is one of the holy mountains of China and worth a visit. Main attraction is the big Buddha's statue of Leshan

Close to Chengdu is a research station for pandas which can be visited.

River journeys on the Yangtze River.

General Information:

95% of the population in Sichuan province are Han-Chinese. Prevailing minorities are the Tibetans, the Yi-, Qing and Naxi.

Sichuan is famous for its spicy food. Semitropical Climate.

Chongqing is the town with the largest population in China

Many travellers just stop by Sichuan on their way to Tibet, in order to get the necessary travel permit.

Links:

http//www.sc.gov.cn:
Sichuan’s official website
http://www.china.org.cn/english/
China Internet Information Center

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