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Lying in the easternmost of Henan Province, Shangqiu is one of the birthplaces of the Chinese people.
With a 6,000-year-old history, Xuzhou was called Pengcheng in ancient times. It is the oldest city in Jiangsu Province, as 2,500 years ago Yao set up the Kingdom of Dapengshi at the site here. Xuzhou was one of the nine divisions of China in the period of the Great Yu in the Xia Dynasty (21st -17th century BC).
Called Jiangzhou in ancient times, Xinjiang County, located in the southwest of Shanxi Province and the southwest edge of the Linfen Basin, leans on Luliang Mountain to the north and the Emei Mountain Range to the south, with Fen and Hui rivers running across it.
Lying in the hinterland of Shaanxi Province, Xianyang City has the Weishui River cutting through its south, leans on Zongshan Mountain, and borders the provincial capital city, Xi'an, to the south, and Gansu Province to the north.
Lying in the northwest of Hubei Province and middle reaches of the Hanshui River, Xiangfan is a historical and cultural city with a history of 2,800 years. It was once the connecting point of seven provinces.
Once known as Chang'an, Xi'an is the political, economic, cultural and transportation center of Shaanxi Province, with its jurisdiction over five counties including Chang'an County. Located in the middle of the Central Plains of the Yellow River Basin, Xi'an stands between Qinling Mountain to the north and the Weihe River to the south.
Located in the east part of the Hexi Corridor in the west of Gansu Province, Wuwei has Qilian Mountains to its south, the Tengger Desert to its northeast, the Lianguliang Valley to its east, the Gobi of Yongchang County to its west, and the Beisha River, boundary line with Yongchang County and Minqin County, to its north. It is the earliest developed place with the largest area, largest population and the most prosperous economy in the Hexi Corridor Region.
One of the six top cities of China, Wuhan is the capital of Hubei Province and the center of Central China in terms of industry, finance, business, science and education. It has under its jurisdiction nine districts, two suburb areas and two counties with a land area of 8,467 square kilometers and a population of 7.28 million.
The Weishan Yi and Hui Autonomous County is located in the south of the Dali Bai Autonomous Region in the west of Yunnan Province. Lying in the upper section of Ailao Mountain and Wuliang Mountain, Weishan is more than 54 kilometers from Kunming, the provincial capital of Yunnan, and 54 kilometers from Dali City, the seat of the prefectural government. It has under its jurisdiction nine villages, two towns and 82 village offices.
Lying in the southeast of Qinghai Province, Tongren County borders Xiahe County of Gansu Province to the east, Guide County to the west, Zeku County to the south and Xuanhua and Jianzha counties to the south, and is 181 kilometers from Xining City, the capital city of Qinghai Province. It has under its jurisdiction two counties, ten villages and 75 hamlets.
Lying in the southeast of Gansu Province, the city of Tianshui is the second largest city in and the city directly under the province. Today, the city has become a major city that focuses on tourism and processing, and the center of economy, culture and commerce, and the transportation pivot in the southeast of Gansu.
The biggest open city in the coastal area of North China, Tianjin wins itself the name of the Pearl of the Bohai Sea.
In the lower reaches of the Yangtze River and on the shores of the Taihu Lake lies the 2500-year-old city of Suzhou, the cradle of Wu culture. It takes up an area of 8,488 square kilometers with a population of 5.75 million people.
Lying in the transitional zone of hills between the Jianghan Plain and the Central Plains, Suizhou is a city of military importance in the north of Hubei Province.
With ancient names of Shouchun, Shouyang and Shouzhou, Shouxian is located in the middle of Anhui Province and the south bank of the Huaihe River, with 32 towns and villages under its jurisdiction.
Shigatse, an ancient city with a history of over 600 years, is interpreted as the Manor of Gratification in Tibetan.
Shenxian is in the middle of the tourist route of Hangzhou, the Qiandao Lake, Huangshan Mountain and Jiuhua Mountain. It has the Huihang and Tunwu Roads converging and the Anhui-Jiangxi Railway running through.
Shenyang lies in the middle of Liaoning Province, south of Northeast China. With hills grouped in the southeast, Shenyan is a flat land of plains. The slope of the terrain is from northeast to southwest, with the alluvion of the Liaohe and the Hunhe rivers. It has many rivers like the Liaohe River, the Hunhe River, the Beisha River, the Xinkai River and the Nanyun River running through.
Located in the northern part of Zhejiang Province and south of the Hangzhou Bay, Shaoxing is a famous historical and cultural city with beautiful sceneries of rivers and lakes. The city has a long history which fostered many celebrities.
Situated in the middle of the Loess Plateau in Northern Shanxi Province, Yan'an faces the Yellow River and adjoins Shanxi Province to the east and Gansu Province to the west. Rich tourism resources can be found in Yan'an, such as key historic site under national protection ...
Yangzhou, a famous city since ancient times, is situated in the eastern part of the plain of the Middle-Lower Yangtze Plain as well as the middle of Jiangsu Province.
Passing by valleys, mountains and joining with thousands of small rivers, the Jinsha River rushes down from the Tibetan Plateau into the south of the Sichuan Basin, with the Minjiang River from the north converged, forming the great Yangtze River. Lying in the confluence of the Jinsha River and the Minjiang River, Yibin wins the fame of the First City of the Yangtze River because it is located at the top of the river.
In the golden sea-like expanse of the Loess Plateau in the northwest of China stands a large and fertile oasis, Ningxia, the lush southern-typed fields in the north of the Great Wall.
Yueyang, a bright pearl beside the Dongting Lake, is an important historical and cultural city in the Yangtze River valley.
Lying in the middle of the Hexi Corridor, Zhangye is a key commercial city on the ancient Silk Road. With a time-honored history, splendid culture and abundant materials, Zhangye is also called Ganzhou and reputed as the Golden Zhangye.
Also known as Tuocheng, Yulin lies in the northernmost on Shaanxi Province and the junction of the Loess Plateau and the Mu Us Desert. It has a vast land with various forms, such as mountains, rivers and deserts.
Lying in the south of Fujian Province and the lower reaches of the Jiulong River, Zhangzhou was proclaimed as a historical and cultural city by the State council in 1986. Zhangzhou is a transportation pivot in the Fujian and Guangdong area. The Yingtan-Xiamen Railway connects many other cities all over the country. The road network in the city extends in all directions.
Lying in the midwest of Guangdong Province, Zhaoqing City is one of the birthplaces of aboriginal culture south of the Five Ridges in remote ancient.
Lying at the eastern piedmont of Taihang Mountain, the ancient city of Zhengding is 15 kilometers to the north of Shijiazhuang City, 258 kilometers to the south of Beijing, 350 kilometers to the Tianjin New Port, and 275 kilometers to the Huanghua Port. With a relatively flat terrain, the county is higher in the northwest and lower in the southeast, and inclines from northwest to southwest.
Zhengzhou, the capital city of Henan Province, is an important inland open city of historical and cultural value in China, as well as a growing modern city of trade and commerce in eastern China.
Located in the fertile Yangtze Delta on the south bank of the river's lower reaches in Jiangsu Province, Zhenjiang is a historical and cultural city that combines industries, harbors and tourism. Zhejiang borders Nanjing to its west, Shanghai, Suzhou, Wuxi and Changzhou to its east, and faces Yangzhou to its north on the other side of the river. It has jurisdiction over four counties, namely Danyang, Yangzhong, Dantu and Jurong.
Located in the easternmost of Guizhou Province, Zhenyuan is a famous tourist city in the province. It is in the subtropical climate zone with an average annual temperature of 16.4 °C and a precipitation of 1093.3 mm.
Zhongxiang City is located at the central part of Hubei Province and the upper reaches of the Hanjiang River, covers 4,488 square kilometers, and has a population of 1.05 million. Zhongxiang is an ancient but mystic land, and one of the birthplaces of the Chu culture.
Zibo is a particular industrialized city in the area around the Bohai Sea, the birthplace of the Qi culture, and an open coastal city in the Shandong Peninsula approved by the State Council. It is a famous Capital of Ceramics and Town of Silk, and the hometown of Pu Songling, a great master of short stories.
Lying in the south part of the Sichuan Basin, Zigong is a famous historical and cultural city of China and a place of scenic beauty at the provincial level, winning itself world fame by the Three Rarities, namely the dinosaurs, the salt history and the lantern gathering.
Zoucheng City, originally called as Zouxian, is located in the south of Shandong Province. With a long history and a splendid culture, it is the birthplace of Confucius and Mencius, both of whom are great thinkers and educationists in ancient China. In 1995, it was proclaimed as one of the national historical and cultural cities by the State Council.
Zunyi is endowed with attractive scenery of verdant mountains and elegant waters. In January 1935, a group of political and military leaders, who were dressed in gray army uniforms and octagonal service cap, held a significant meeting here to turn around the future of the Chinese people and the Chinese revolution, which made Zunyi world-famous, and became a holy site for tens of millions of Chinese people and a sacred spotlight nationwide.

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