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Tianshui
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Tianshui

Situated in the southeast of Gansu Province,Tianshui was known as Qinzhou in ancient times. As a major town along the Silk Road,it was believed to be the original site where the Qin Tribe’s ancestors thrived during the Western Zhou Period. This Qin ancestors were good at animal husbandry,hunting an...

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Xi’an
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Xi’an

The staring point of the Silk Road is China’s ancient capital city -Chang’an,present day Xi’an,Shanxi Province. As early as in the Paleolithic Age,the original settlers thrived in today’s Xi’an area, leaving many historical remains such as the Site of the Lantian Man. During the Western Zho...

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Jiuquan
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Jiuquan

Lying between the Arjin Mountain,Qilian Mountain and Mazong Mountain,Jiuquan is located in northwestern Gansu and the west end of the Hexi Corridor. Based on archaeological records, cultural relics and local journals, Jiuquan in ancient times was a land of dense forests,vast grassland,and abundant wi...

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Zhangye
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Zhangye

Located in northeastern Gansu and i the middle section of the Hexi Corridor,Zhangye was called Ganzhou in ancient times.Lying on the Qilian Mountain to the south,the Hexi an Longshou Mountain in the north and Black River flowing through,all these geographical features contribute to Zhangye’s unique...

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Kuqa
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Kuqa

Kuqa County is situated in the mid-west fo China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Southern foot of the middle section of the Tianshan Mountain and the northern edge of the Tarim Basin. Kuqa was known as Qiuci in the ancient times....

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Ruoqiang
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Ruoqiang

Ruoqiang County is located in the southeast of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, the eastern part of the Tarim Basin,southeast edge of the Taklimakan Desert. With its very prominent geographical advantages and important strategic position,Ruoqiang has been the second strategic gateway for inland area...

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Khotan
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Khotan

Located in the southern part of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region,Hetian area was known as Khotan in ancient times,meaning land of jade. The area hosted some of the thirty-six Western Region countries such as Khotan,Pishan,Qule,Jingjue,Xulu. In the Qing Dynasty,Khotan changed its name to Hetian in 195...

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