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Sichuan Province is located in the upper reaches of the Changjiang (or Yangtze) River in the southwest part of China.
Clockwise around the Province is neighbored by Tibet Autonomous Region and Qinghai Province (together making up 'Tibet') in the North and West, Gansu Province in the North, Shaanxi Province in the North-West, Chongqing City Province in the West, and finally, Guizhou Province and Yunnan Province in the South-West.
Sichuan has long been known as "a land of plenty" or "Heaven on Earth" for its abundance of products.
Topgraphically Sichuan is extremely varied with many mountains,
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Shimian
Hanyuan
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Dazhu
Wanyuan
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Gonga Shan (Height 7556 Meters)
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Dechang
Puge
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Xide
Yuexi
Xiangcheng
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Luchan
Weixin
Huidong
Yanyuan
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Muli
Daocheng
Dorong
Zogang
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Serxu
Qingchuan
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Heishui
Sonan
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Xi'An
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Capital of Sichuan Province - Chengdu
Surface Area / Size - Area: over 485.000 km2 (187,000 sq mi).
Population - 87.250.000 and rising
Major Cities : Chengdu, Bazhong, Dazhou, Deyang, Guang'An, Guangyuan, Leshan, Luzhou, Liangshan, Meishan, Mianyang, Nanchong, Neijiang, Ngawa, Panzhihua, Suining, Ya'An, Yibin, Zigong, Ziyang.
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Chengdu, Capital of Sichuan Province
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Nanchong
Xichang
Wudu (Gansu Province)
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forest and rivers.
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 surface Area occupied by Sichuan Province is roughly 480.000km2.
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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.
Sichuan, with its abundance and variety is nationally renowned for its fabulous scenery. Among these are the scenic areas of Mount Emei and Mount Qingcheng-Dujiangyan, then there is the Huanglong Temple-Jiuzhaigou, Ancient Plank Road in jianmen, Mt. Gongga, Xiling Snowcapped mountain. The south Sichuan bamboo sea and the internationally famous Wolong Panda Refuge are in south Sichuan.
Furthermore, to reflect the stunning beauty of the province, its culture as well as its history the scenic areas of Huanglong Temple Jiuzhaigou, and Mount Emei with it's Giant Buddha of Leshan have been included in the Unesco listing of World Cultural Heritage Sites. Other scenic spots such as Du Fu's Thatched Cottage in Chengdu are well-visited.
There are many more smaller and larger attractive sites.
Sichuan is divided into Climatic Zones depending on location, topography and altitude. The eastern basin enjoys a subtropoic climate, warm and humid, with an annual average temperature of 16-18°C. The mountainous areas in the weston the contrary have a highland continental climate, with the annual average temperature of 6-12 °C. The precipitation is lower in the west than in the east.
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Neijiang
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Panzhihua
Xichang
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Guang'An
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Suining
Ziyang
Yibin
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Ya'An
Kangding
Lijiang
Zhaotong
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Guiyang
Zhunyi
Zayu (Tibet AR)
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Batang
Markam (Tibet AR)
Dege
Luhuo
Jinchuan
Zoige
Hongyuan
Dujiangyan
Dege
Hongyuan
Danba
Danba
Yajiang
Litang
Litang
Maqu (Gansu Province)
Baima (Qinghai Province)
Jigzhi (Qinghai Province)
Jigzhi
Wenxian (Gansu Province)
Jiuzhaigou
Xiaojin
Xiaojin
Chengxian (Gansu Province)
Xi'An (Shaanxi Province)
Heishui
Pingwu
Sonan
Kangxian (Gansu Province)
Huixian (Gansu Province)
Qingchuan
Darlaq (Qinghai Province)
Darlag
Serxu
Baiyu
Jomda (Tibet AR)
Jomda
Zogang (Tibet AR)
Dorong
Daocheng
Jiulong
Huaping (Yunnan Province)
Miyi
Huidong
Puge
Xide
Yanyuan
Muli
Mianning
Mianning
Yuexi
Weixin (yunnan Province)
Zhengxiong (Yunnan Province)
Yanjin (Yunnan Province)
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Dawu
Beichuan
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Aba (Ngawa)
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Sertar
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Leibo
Zhaojue
Pingchang
Yilong
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Hka
Mali
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Heng
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Traditional pillars of the Sichuan economy are Embroidery in Chengdu, bamboo woven articles, pottery and porcelain, tea, traditional Chinese medicine and famous wines, both of which have been well-received worldwide.
The Main Rivers of Sichuan Province are the Yellow River (Huanghe), the Yalong River, the Lancang River, the Tongtian River, Jinsha River and the Dadu River.
The Dadu River is especially famous for its Long March history and the Communist Victory at the Tiger Leaping Gorge Bridge.
Minor Rivers in Sichuan Province are the Min River, The Ba River an The Chishui He, the latter forming the border with Guizhou Province.
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Among the various ethnic minority groups in Sichuan Province are the Tibetans and the Gelao.
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