We treat two adjacent areas together as the Northern Central Region of China.
Popular destinations: Beijing
Southeast China has always been outward-looking. Many of China's mariners and traders have come from this region and most overseas Chinese can trace their ancestry to the Southeast.
Popular destinations: Guangzhou
The Southern Central Region of China is largely an agricultural area, but it has some quite large cities and considerable industry as well.
Popular destinations: Wuhan
Northeast China. In ancient times, this was an area of steppes and fierce nomadic tribes, outside the Great Wall built to protect China from those tribes.
Popular destinations: Harbin
North West China was historically a border region with the beginning of the ancient Silk Road, much desert terrain, and mainly Muslim inhabitants including some nomads and rather fierce tribal groups.
Popular destinations: Xi'an
Macau is a Special Administrative Region of China and one of the world's most densely populated spots.
Popular destinations: Peninsula
Popular Destinations in East Asia