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Sichuan Province

International air tickets bookingLocated in the upper reaches of the Changjiang (Yangtze) River in the southwest part of China, it is bounded by Shaanxi, Gansu,Qinghai,Yunnan, Guizhou, Xizang(Tibet) and Chongqing Municipality, and has long been known as "a land of plenty" or "Heaven on Earth" for its abundance of products. Area: about 480000km2.

Sichuan has a varied topography. Mountainous areas occupy its west, and Sichuan Basin and its peripheral highlands predominate in the east. The relief of the eastern region is in sharp contrast to that of the west.

The eastern basin enjoys a subtrooic climate, warm and humid, with an annual average temperature of 16-18°C, but the mountainous areas in the west has a highland continental climate, with the annual average temperature of 6-12 °C. The precipitation is lower in the west than in the east.

Sichuan has a long history and was once the place of the Ba and Shu States during the Spring and Autumn period and the Warring States period, therefore, possessing a great number of cultural relics and historic sites. Besides, it also boasts many famous mountains and waters, which form a beautiful and magnificent natural landscape. There are national major famous scenic areas such as Mt. Emei Mt. Qingcheng-Dujiangyan, Huanglong Temple-Jiuzhaigou, Ancient Plank Road in jianmen, Mt. Gongga, Xiling Snowcapped mountain and the bamboo sea in south Sichuan, etc. Moreover, the scenic areas of Huanglong Temple Jiuzhaigou, and Mt. Emei-Giant Buddha of Leshan have been included in the World Heritages. Other scenic spots such as Du Fu's Thatched Cottage, etc, are also attractive sites.

Embroidery in Chengdu, bamboo woven articles, pottery and porcelain, tea, traditional Chinese medicine and famous wines are all well-received.


Map of Sichuan Province

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Map of Sichuan Province


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