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    Gulangyu gets certificate of world heritage site

    Posted on Sep 05, 2017 China Daily

    UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova delivers a speech at the ceremony in Gulangyu Island, Xiamen city, Fujian province on Monday. (Photo/gmw.cn) China's Gulangyu Island was issued a certificate of the world heritage site by the UNESCO Director-Genera... [ more details]

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Dali in Yunnan Province

Dali is located at the foot of the Cangshan Mountain by Erhai Lake, Yunnan Province. It is an ancient city of the Bai Autonomous Region.

  • Dali is located at the foot of the Cangshan Mountain by Erhai Lake, Yunnan Province. It is an ancient city of the Bai Autonomous Region, is widely acclaimed as the "Oriental Switzerland" and the "Chinese Geneva". Situated at the foot of Cangshan Mountain and on the bank of the Erhai Lake, it covers an area of 1,800 square kilometers, and has a population of 432,000 million. It has an average annual temperature of 15.1 and an annual rainfall of 1,079 mm. The rainy season comes from May to October.

Dali Tourist Attractions

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Experts with the World Tourism Organization (WTO) have said that Yunnan Province is poised to become one of Asia's most sought-after travel destinations as well in the next 20 years.

Home to 25 ethnic groups, Yunnan is mysterious and appealing to European and American tourists who are amazed at the ethnic culture and various customs here.