Gansu - Wikipedia
Gansu has a population of 26 million, ranking 22nd in China. Its population is mostly Han, along with Hui, Dongxiang and Tibetan minorities. The most common language is Mandarin. Gansu is among the poorest administrative divisions in China, ranking 31st, last place, in GDP per capita as of 2019.
Gansu Travel Guide, Discover Highlights of Gansu
Gansu Province is located in the center of northern China east of Xinjiang with Shaanxi to the east, Qinghai and Sichuan to the south, and Inner Mongolia and Ningxia to the north. It is a long handle-shaped province with its capital, Lanzhou, on the Yellow River. The Yellow River bisects the eastern half of the province.
The Ultimate 10 Things to Do in Gansu - China Highlights
Gansu has a vast and diverse cultural landscape with striking scenery and prominent historic sites. Here we list the top 10 things to do in Gansu, from ancient Silk Road culture to Tibetan culture, from sacred temples to rainbow mountains, from vast deserts to tranquil towns. 1. Discover Dunhuang's Mogao Caves
Gansu | History, Geography, Facts | Britannica
Gansu, sheng (province), north-central and northwestern China. It is bordered by Mongolia to the north, the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region to the northeast, the Hui Autonomous Region of Ningxia and the province of Shaanxi to the east, the provinces of Sichuan and Qinghai to the south and southwest, and the Uygur Autonomous Region of Xinjiang ...
Gansu travel - Lonely Planet | China, Asia
Gansu. China, Asia. Synonymous with the Silk Road, the slender province of Gansu (甘肃, Gānsù) flows east to west along the Hexi Corridor, the gap through which goods and ideas once streamed between China and Central Asia. The constant flow of commerce left Buddhist statues, beacon towers, forts, chunks of the Great Wall and ancient trading ...
How to Plan a Gansu Tour: Itineraries, Weather, Hotels and Tours
Written by Chris Quan Updated Oct. 30, 2023. Gansu — the Silk Road's corridor to China — is a must-visit region for a China Silk Road tour. There, deserts, grasslands, snowy mountains, and rainbow mountains complement each other's beauty. Ancient Silk Road culture and Tibetan culture converge.
Gansu Travel Guide: Destinations, Weather, Map, When to Go
Gansu Facts. Located in the upper reaches of the Yellow River, northwest China, Gansu is one of the cradles of Chinese cultures. Neighboring provinces are Shaanxi to the east, Sichuan to the south, Qinghai and Xinjiang to the west and Inner Mongolia and Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region to the north.
Gansu - Autonomous Regions, Ethnic Groups, Rural Areas
Gansu - Autonomous Regions, Ethnic Groups, Rural Areas: From 1949 to 1954 Gansu was subject to the authority of the Northwest Military Affairs Commission. After 1954 the province came directly under the jurisdiction of the central government in Beijing. Lanzhou, however, remained a military regional headquarters.
Gansu - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gansu ( simplified Chinese: 甘 肃; traditional Chinese: 甘 肅; pinyin: Gānsù; Wade–Giles: Kan-su, Kansu, Kan-suh) is a province of the People's Republic of China. The capital is Lanzhou, in the southeast part of the province. It has an area of 454,430 km². As of 2010 about 25,575,000 people were living here; in 2018, the population is 26,257,000. 
Gansu – Travel guide at Wikivoyage
Gansu (甘肃; Gānsù) is a province in the North West region of China.Historically, it is the combination of the two regions, gan (甘) and su (肃). 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. Gansu's western frontier thus juts right into the borders of the vast steppes of ...