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Source: ChinaTravelGood   Author: Maya  Date: 08-12 2008  More Attractions
Location: Wuwei lies in the eastern end of the Hexi Corridor in Gansu Province, at 101 degrees east longitude 104 degrees 49 minutes to 43 hours, 29 minutes north latitude and 36 degrees to 39 degrees 27 minutes between the South by the Qilian Mountains, Inner Mongolia, north, southeast and Lanzhou City, bordering Baiyin City, northwest and Jinchang, adjacent to Zhangye

Area: total area of 3.3 square kilometers.

population: about 2 million population.

Administrative Region of: Xianxiaxianxia Liangzhou Qu, Minqin County, Gulang County, Tianzhu Tibetan Autonomous County district three counties.

Wuwei lies in the Loess Plateau, the Qinghai-Tibet and Mongolia plateau intersection of the three new areas, low-lying South High North, from southwest to northeast tilt, followed by formation of Qilian Mountain in southern, central Plains and northern desert corridor Three landscape units, between 1020-4874 meters above sea level.


Wuwei is a vibrant historical and cultural city and the opening to the outside world city and China signs tourism "copper Benma" the land. Wuwei has always been "flutter in densely crowded Sang extension" of the rich torsion, known as "silver Wuwei" reputation.


favorable conditions of agriculture in Wuwei city is flat, light, heat, soil rich in natural resources, the national commodity grain base in Gansu Province, grain, oil, meat, melon, Levin important producing areas. Wuwei is the hometown of Chinese wine, Wuwei its unique geographical and climatic conditions to become the best brewing grape origin, the famous poem "Ye Guangbei wine," wine is rich in Wuwei the portrayal of history. Industrial taken initial shape after years of development, has formed brewing, food processing, building materials, textiles, machinery, metallurgy, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, coal, and other key industries.


rich tourism resources in Wuwei long history has left many of the world famous heritage and culture and art treasures, there are currently more than 30,000 pieces of Archaeological Finds, heritage preservation, 54. One relatively well-known has been designated as a national symbol of China Tourism "copper Benma" and unearthed the "Lei Han Tomb Taiwan"; yuan Prince Edward wide-Rui and religious leaders in Tibet held Saban "will Liangzhou UNITA", witnessed Tibet The official part of China#39;s territory "Liangzhou 100 Tasi" a unique, high research value of the precious national heritage "Xixia monument"; Jian Yuming orthodox four years, the momentum of qualities, known as "The Palace of Longyou Crown and the Confucian Temple in Wuwei known as the ancestors of the Chinese grottoes Shangtianti Grottoes: there are ancient ruins Great Wall, the Silk Road Cangsi Temples, the ancient clock tower, #39;Grosh Sita, and other large precious historical heritage, the first in Asia Desert reservoir, desert parks, desert botanical gardens, and beautiful scenery of Tianzhu "Three Gorges", these are the ideal situation for sightseeing. 1986, the cold city by the State Council as a national historical and cultural city, the same year and the Liangzhou Qu Qin County, was approved by the State Council for opening to the outside world city.