Gansu is a province in the North West region of China. Historically, it is the combination of the two regions, gan and su, and 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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Dunhuang is a city on the old Silk Road. It is in Gansu Province in north west China.
Xiahe is an ethnically-Tibetan town in Gansu Province, China. The town lies along one main street parallel to the Daxia River.
Lanzhou is the capital of Gansu province Lanzhou is an industrial city of about three million people.
Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture is in Gansu Province, China.
Jiayuguan is a city in Gansu Province. Known as the 'mouth of China' because of its position at the end of the Great Wall of China where it guarded the western boundary of Ming Dynasty China.
Zhangye is a city in Gansu Province. Zhangye became the garrison headquarters after General Huo established control of the Hexi Corridor.
Huatugou is a small oil-drilling town. It is in Gansu Province in north west China.
Linxia is a city in Gansu Province. It is the capital of the Linxia Hui Autonomous Prefecture.
Tianshui is a city in Gansu Province. Tianshui consists of two main area with an industrial area in between.
Jiuquan is a city in Gansu Province, best known as the home of China's human spaceflight program.
Kongtongshan National Park is in Gansu Province of China. Hidden in the mountains near the Gansu-Ningxia border lies Kongtong Shan and the daoist monastery located atop the mountain.
Wuwei is a city in Gansu Province. Gansu's most celebrated relic, the Flying Horse, was found in Wuwei on the grounds of Leitai Temple.
Maijishan National Park is in Gansu province. The 194 cave shrines of this "Gallery of Oriental Sculpture' on a perpendicular mountain cliff se of Tianshui, provide shelters for 7200 stone and clay figurines and 1300 sq-m of murals.
Pingliang is a city in Gansu Province. Pingliang Huoche Zhan - end of Jiefang Bei Lu West Bus Station is at National Hwy 312, 2.5km west of the center of town.