Gansu province 14 states, narrow place only 23 kilometers, the image of a dumbbell

2022-05-09 0 By

The map of China is a rooster, and maps of many provinces are also very distinctive. Gansu province, for example, looks like a dumbbell or jade ruyi used for exercise in the gym.Gansu province is about 1655 kilometers long from east to west, about 530 kilometers wide on the left, only about 76 kilometers wide at the narrow center, and about 746 kilometers long on the right, coincidentally similar to dumbbell or jade ruyi.In fact, the former gansu territory is very large;In the Qing Dynasty, Gansu was now part of Gansu, Qinghai, Ningxia, western Inner Mongolia and Xinjiang.During this period, Gansu was vast and full.It was not until the Republic of China that Qinghai and Ningxia were separated from Gansu. Since then, they have gradually stabilized and formed today’s regional division, and Gansu has been wasting away in this way.Gansu province now has 14 cities and states. On the left side of the region are Jiuquan city and Jiayuguan City, and in the middle are Zhangye City, Jinchang city, Wuwei City, Baiyin City and Lanzhou City. On the right side are Linxia Hui Autonomous Prefecture, Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Dingxi, Longnan, Tianshui city, Pingliang City and Qingyang City.In gansu province is the area of 45.44 square kilometers, the seventh, jiuquan city, is the largest city in gansu province, jiuquan city covers an area of 16.8 square kilometers, accounting for more than a third, gansu province, and gansu province is the smallest city in the area of jiayuguan city, covers an area of only 2935 square kilometers, with a small a basic outline of jiuquan to formed the area within the same area of Eva is poor,Jiayuguan city looked at the area of Jiuquan city are greedy;We all know that Jiuquan city is China’s space launch base, and Jiayuguan city is a famous pass fortress;Gansu province has a long and narrow terrain, the overall passable, but there are two cities below, the place is almost “broken”, Pingliang city is located in the southeast of Gansu province, the narrowest point from north to south is only about 24 kilometers, while the left and Qingyang city is surrounded by Ningxia and Shaanxi Provinces, so narrow, it looks like it will be broken;The same is true in Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture. There is a very narrow place, only about 23 kilometers long, just like a gourd, with a rope pulling hard in the middle.The qilian Mountain Range in the south and Beishan Mountain range in the north of northwest Gansu province form the famous Hexi Corridor, which is the passage of the ancient Silk Road. It includes Wuwei city, Zhangye City, Jinchang City, Jiayuguan City and Jiuquan City in Gansu Province.In ancient times, it was an important place for military strategists.Lanzhou, the capital of Gansu Province, is located at the upper reaches of the Yellow River. Its urban layout is also long from east to west and narrow from north to south, much like the local specialty snack “Lanzhou Ramen”. It is 50 kilometers long from east to west and only 2 kilometers to 8 kilometers wide from north to south.It is very close to Xining, the capital city of Qinghai Province, and Yinchuan, the capital city of Ningxia. Lanzhou has the best economy among the three cities, and it has great hope to develop into a central city in the future.Gansu’s tourism resources are very rich, located in Dunhuang Mingsha Mountain Crescent Spring, Dunhuang City buddhist art holy land Mogao Grottoes, Tianshui City Maiji Mountain, the world’s first xiongguan Jiayuguan, Pingliang City kongtong Mountain, Zhangye Danxia Geological Park and Yumenguan and so on, these are very characteristic tourist attractions, worth a visit;Comments are welcome.