Gansu is a province in the North West region of . Historically, it is the combination of the two regions, gan and su. On the Silk Road Gansu marked the end or beginning of China proper depending upon if you were traveling east towards Xi'an or west towards Central Asia and Europe.

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is a city on the old Silk Road. It is in Province in northwest .

or Songqu is an ethnically-Tibetan county and town in Province, .

is the capital of of . is an industrial city of about three million people.

is a city in Province. As for most Chinese cities, the name "Zhangye" is somewhat ambiguous since it can refer either to the city itself or to the prefecture with that city at its center.


Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture is in Province, China. Xiahe Airport

is a city in Province. Known as the 'mouth of China' because of its position at the end of the where it guarded the western boundary of Ming Dynasty China.

is a city in Province. It is the capital of the Hui Autonomous Prefecture.

is a city in Province. consists of two main area with an industrial area in between.

, sometimes transliterated Minyue, is a county in prefecture, in province, .

is a city in Province, best known as the home of China's human spaceflight program.

is in . The 194 cave shrines of this "Gallery of Oriental Sculpture' on a perpendicular mountain cliff southeast of , provide shelter for 7200 stone and clay figurines and 1300 m² of murals.

is in Province of .


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