Southwest China

Southwest China is the most exotic area of , home to many minority ethnic groups. It has much in common with ; both areas are far less prosperous than the eastern and southern coastal regions.

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is the provincial capital and largest city of in southwest .

is the capital of Province in China.

is a small city in Province, . It was once the capital of a small kingdom and is a busy world heritage listed tourist town today.

is fast becoming the most economically important city in the interior West , with an urban population of around 8.8 million.


is a province in southern , bordering , and as well as the Chinese provinces and regions of , , and .

, is a province in . It is China's fourth most populous province; at 80 million it has about the population of Germany.

is a province in southwestern . The local dialect of is similar to that of Sichuan.

is sometimes described as the "roof of the world"; the entire region is on a high plateau and there are many large mountains.

municipality is in . It has of population of over 30 million and covers 82,403 km.

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Other Names for Southwest China

French: Chine du Sud-Ouest, German: Südwestchina, Italian: Cina del sudovest, Portuguese: Sudoeste, Spanish: China del Suroeste
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