Jiangsu Province is situated in the eastern coast region of China and on the lower reaches of both Yangtze River and Huai River, facing the ocean on the east. There are lots of rivers and lakes all... More > over Jiangsu Province, with the Yangtze River traversing thoroughly from the east to the west, the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal down 718 km from the north to the south.
Occupied by boundless plain, the terrain of Jiangsu Province is smooth with low mountains, hills and hillocks spreading around the boundary area. In the province, rivers and lakes crisscross and scatter everywhere, and Yangtze River, Huai River, the Grand Canal, Taihu Lake, Hongze Lake and other big or small lakes have formed a dense water-net by intertwining with each other. That is the reason why it earns the name of water country. The natural scenery of Jiangsu features in the combination of its mountains and rivers, especially in rivers. Landscapes of hills and lakes shine together with each other.< Less
Zhejiang Province, Zhe for short, is located in the south of the Yangtze Delta area along the southeastern coastline, coving a total land area of 101,800 square kilometres. It has a long coastline of... More > 6486 kilometres, the longest in China. As the province possessing most islands in China, it has 3,061 islands, and every island covers an area of over 500 square metres.
Possessing green mountains and water, high quality skill and tea, historic temple and sutra, and lots of unearthed relies, Zhejiang is famous at home and abroad. With the various and prominently characterized tourism resource, Zhejiang comes out top in China, being a famous tourism province owning nearly one hundred national key tourist attractions, national cultural heritage under special protection, national forest parks, national holiday resorts and national reserves.< Less
Shaanxi Province (“Qin” for short), is situated in the hinterland of China,and the middle reaches of the Yellow River. Shaanxi is one of the cradles of the Chinese nation. There were 13... More > dynasties ever establishing their capitals here, including Zhou, Qin, Han and Tang.With its long history and unique geographical location, Shaanxi has become a renowned tourist destination with historical legacy and natural landscapes. So Shaanxi is called the “Natural History Museum in China” The proved cultural heritage sites are more than 35,750 places, of which 72 are mausoleums of emperors and 139 are specially protected by the state. There have memorials storing more than 540,000 pieces (sets) of antiques, of which Class I treasures are 1800 pieces (sets). As a best-known capital of emperors and the start point of Silk Road, with vigor and vitality, Shaanxi will show its charming natural attractions and historical sites to welcome friends from all over the world.< Less
Hebei Province, “Ji”for short, is located in the north of the Yellow River, so the name comes from it. As early as five thousand years ago, the three ancestors of the Chinese, the Yellow... More > Emperor Huang, the Yan Emperor and Chiyou crusaded and then syncretized, therefore initiated the civilization history of China. During the Spring and Autumn and the Warring States Period, Hebei was subordinated to the states of Yan and Zhao, so it has another name of “YanZhao”Beijing was chosen as the capital of three dynasties of Yuan, Ming and Qing, Hebei became the surrounding and protecting area for the capital. Hebei has complete physiognomy. It is the only province that has the landscapes of seashore, plain, lake, hill, mountainous area and plateau. The diverse landforms and comfortable climate formed the unique natural scenery of Hebei.< Less
Tibet (Xizang) Autonomous Region (Zang for short) is situated in the Southwest of China and Southwest of Qingzang Tableland, bordering with countries like Xinjiang, Qinghai, Sichuan and Yunnan inside... More > and Burma, India, Bhutan, Nepal and Kashmir Region outside, having an international boundary of 4000 kilometres. Tibet, as the backbone of the snowy Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, is dubbed as the “Roof of the World”for its entire land is over 4000 metres above sea level. It has more than 50 mountains whose elevation is above 7000 kilometers, during which has 11 Mountains whose elevation is above 8000 kilometers, besides South Pole and North Pole, it enjoys a reputation that “The Third Pole in The World”. The Mount Qomolangma (Everest), erected on the border between China and Nepal, is the world's highest mount, with an altitude of 8844.43 metres above sea level. As Tibet is situated over the plateau, the climate varies obviously in vertical and the temperature difference in the day time and at night is extremely big.< Less
Beijing Sights is a collective sights of Beijing. Beijing Sights is a guide of travelling to Beijing, China. Beijing (“Jing” for short), is China's political, economic, cultural and... More > scientific centre. Located at the northern end of the Vast North China Plain, Beijing is bounded by the West Mountain (a branch of Taihang Mountain Range) to the west, by the Jundu Mountain (a branch of Yanshan Mountain Range) to the north, and by the plain to the southeast. Five major rivers flow through the city. With an area of 16,807 square kilometres and a population of more than 13.8 million, Beijing governs 16 districts (namely, Dongcheng, Xicheng, Chongwen, Xuanwu, Chao-yang, Fengtai, Shijingshan, Haidian, Mentougou, Fangshan, Tongzhou, Shunyi, Daxing, Changping, Huairou and Pinggu) and 2 rural counties (Miyun and Yan-qing). It is one of the four municipalities under direct jurisdiction of the Central Government.< Less
Guangdong Province (Yue for short) is located in the southmost China, facing the South China Sea to the south. With the north side higher than the south, Guangzhou has mountains, plains and hills... More > mixed within its area. Located in the subtropics it enjoys long summer, warm winter, ample rain and mild climate. The history, culture, natural scenery and human landscape of Guangdong Province have distinguishing features of Lingnan and it is an ideal tourist destination throughout the year; all these make it one of the best province for tourist of China. In Guangdong there are six national historical and cultural cities, such as Guangzhou, Foshan, Chaozhou, and three state key scenic areas, namely the Star Lake of Zhaoqing, Xijiao Mountain of Nanhai and the Danxia Mountain of Shaoguan, all beautiful and charming. Besides, Guangdong has four famous mountains (the Danxia Mountain, Xijiao Mountain, Luofo Mountain and the Dinghu Mountain) and four famous temples.< Less
Hubei, “E” for short, is situated in the middle reaches of the Yangtze River, the hinterland of China. At the strategic location, Hubei plays a significant role in connecting east and... More > west, north and south. The beautifully and richly endowed province has a total area of 185,900 square kilometres and a population of over 60 million. Under its jurisdiction there are 12 cities of Wuhan, Huangshi, Xiangfan, Jingzhou, Yichang, Shiyan, Xiaogan, Jingmen, Ezhou, Huanggang, Xianning and Suizhou, as well as the Enshi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture, and 3 cities of Xiantao, Qianjiang and Tianmen directly under the Provincial Government, and the Shennongjia Forest Area. The provincial capital, Wuhan City has long been called the “hub of nine provinces”.< Less
Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Gui for short, situated in the south of China. Guangxi faces Beibu Gulf on the South and is bounded by Yuenan on the Southwest. With a total area of 23,000 km2 and... More > a population of 48.22 million, Guangxi has12 main nationalities such as Zhuang, Han, Yao, Miao etc. They create their own unique culture and preserve their traditional living habit, habiliment, culture and art, traditional festivals. In addition the beautiful prospect, which forms many radiant splendour scroll paintings which have ethnologic amorous feelings of Guangxi. With the North tropic traversing, Guangxi pertains to semitropical monsoon climate，which is fit to the perennial travel.< Less
Shanxi, as one of the cradles of Chinese civilization, has a long history,reputed as an "Ancient Chinese Art Museum" and a "Province of Literature ". Shanxi has 271 national... More > cultural heritage sites under special protection, which ranks first in China. The province, covered with historic relics and sites, has 6068 heritage preservation units of various sorts, 18118 ancient buildings of various types. Shanxi has Datong Yungang Grottoes (the renowned World Cultural Heritage), Pingyao Ancient City, the well-known Hanging Temple in Heng Mountain, unique Yingxian Wooden Tower, the Yongle Palace in Ruicheng. Hence, there is a saying that Shenzhen represents China for about ten years, Shanghai a hundred, Xi'an a thousand, and Shanxi five thousands.< Less