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 .

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Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture is in Province, China.

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

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Chinese:  甘肃 Chinese:  甘肃省 French:  Province de Gansu Kan-su Sheng Kansu Kansu Province

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