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QingHai - China City Guide

Source: ChinaTravelGood   Author: Leah  Date: 08-03 2008  
Abbreviations: Green

Area: 720,000 square kilometers

Population: 4.9 million

capital: Xining

nation: Tibetan, Hui, Tu and Salar, Mongolians, etc..

administrative divisions: the province for the three administrative divisions of the city, six Autonomous Prefecture, a region Corruption, the 47 counties.


Qinghai Province is part of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, in the hinterland of the Eurasian continent, the province#39;s average elevation in 3, 000 m above the highest elevation 6,860 meters, 1,600 meters above sea level the lowest. In the complex and varied terrain, both towering towering mountains, the basin has large and small, both ups and downs of grievances plateau hills, but also forthright fertile grassland. Kunlun Mountains, the Qilian Mountains, Altyn Tagh, such as mountains stretching in the Tanggulashan. Alpine nival, summer melting snow, many well-known rivers in Heyuan. Yangtze River, Yellow River, Lancang River all originate in Qinghai, there was a "Jiang Heyuan," said. There are the country#39;s largest inland lagoons ─ ─ Qinghai Lake, so named for Qinghai Province. Northwest of the Qaidam (Mongolian for salt-taek, meaning) basin is China#39;s largest inland basin, the highest, here is very rich in natural resources, called the "Jubao Pen."

Qinghai Province in western China#39;s Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, the Yangtze River, Yellow River, the birthplace of the Lancang River, known as "the sources of rivers", "Chinese water tower." There are the country#39;s largest inland lagoons ─ ─ Qinghai Lake, so named for Qinghai Province. The province area of 722,300 square kilometers, more than 1,200 km long East and West, North and South more than 800 km wide, jurisdiction, 6, 1, 1 city, 51 county-level administrative units, the 2000 total population of 5.18 million people. Qinghai is a multi-ethnic populated areas, mainly ethnic minorities are Tibetan, Hui, Mongolian, Salar, Turkish, minority population of the province#39;s population of 42.76 percent. With the neighboring Tibet, Xinjiang, Gansu and Sichuan provinces bordering 40. Qinghai Province is a typical climate of the plateau continental climate, sunshine long time. Xining City, capital of Haidong and a summer heat and winter without freezing. Qinghai Province in the mountainous and more water. The major mountain ranges are generally peak in the 4500 meters above. Kunlun Mountains in Qinghai is the subject of an average elevation of 5,500 meters; Tanggulashan Henggen in southwestern Qinghai Province; Altyn Tagh, the Qilian Mountains in Qinghai in the northwest; In addition, there are mountains and the Palestinian amount of Karakol Animaqing Hill, and other famous mountains. Qinghai many rivers, lakes size in 2043, the total water area of 13,665 square kilometers. Qinghai is A resource-rich province, is rich in natural resources. All kinds of minerals have been found 123 kinds, has proven reserves of the mineral reserve, 53 in the nation before the 10, the first of 11 in the nation. Since 1949, Qinghai#39;s economy has sustained rapid growth. To building a socialist market economic system as the goal, to the state-owned enterprise reform as the focus of economic reform made significant progress in opening up the pace accelerated to science and technology, education as the focus of the comprehensive progress in various social undertakings, national unity, social stability, The people#39;s living standards increase year by year. Resource Development made significant progress, and a number of key state construction projects be completed. Qinghai#39;s infrastructure has greatly improved, Portland Green, the Qinghai-Tibet Railway things through the province, eight pairs of passenger trains to Beijing, Shanghai, Xi#39;an, Qingdao, Lanzhou, Golmud and other major cities. Road transport has become a center to Xining, the province#39;s transport network radiation. Civil Aviation has opened in Xining to Beijing, Urumqi, Lanzhou, Xi#39;an, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Shanghai, Shenyang, Wuhan, Lhasa and Golmud, and other places of flights. Posts and Telecommunications, more advanced communications equipment, Xining and the majority of states, counties can direct program-controlled telephones throughout the country and more than 160 countries and regions. years , Qinghai research, education, health care, urban construction and environmental protection cause, such as faster development, scientific and technological advances contribute to the economic growth rate of increase year by year, education and other social undertakings by the whole community of universal attention. "Green through science and education" strategy is being fully implemented, in order to expedite resource development in Qinghai advantage of the process, the firm implementation of Qinghai Province opened the door, out of Qinghai Province, the joint introduction of the principle of all-dimensional opening up, has developed a matchmaking, cross-cutting economic development Joint collaboration with the preferential policies. Continuously adjust the copyright of substantial external and actively sincerely looking for partners. "10th Five-Year Plan" period of the modernization of Qinghai is a critical period, the main task is to: a solid foundation; focused grasping ecological, adjusting the structure of a feature of reform and opening up and development; rely on science and technology by-effectiveness. Prospect of the 21st century, the great western development of China#39;s economic development will become the strongest voice, Qinghai economy will also accelerate the development into the track. Enter the Guxiang, horn-reminders, Qinghai people of all ethnic groups are踌躇满志, depicts a more brilliant new Qinghai.