in the northern part of North China Plain on the Bohai Sea, Hebei
Province is bounded by the Provinces of Liaoning,
Shandong and Inner
Mongolian Autonomous Region. Area: 190000km2
Hebei consists of two sections:
Hebei Plain ( a part of North China Plain ) in the east and south,
and the mountain ranges along the northern arid western frontiers.
has a semi-humid and semi-arid continental climate, with an uneven
distribution of rainfall. The annual mean temperature is 0-14°C
and the annual precipitation is 300-800 mm.
Province possesses rich tourist resources. The Imperial Summer Villa
and Eight Outer Temples in Chengde, the summer resort of Qinhuangdao-Beidaihe,
Mt. Cangyan, Zhangshi Crag and Yesanpo are all national major famous
scenic areas. among which, the Imperial Summer Villa and Eight Outer
Temples have been listed in the World Heritages. Besides, Mt. Taihang
Mt. Langya, Mt. Wuling, the Eastern and Western Qing Tombs, etc,
are also famous scenic spots and historic sites.